Latest News and Activities

Welcome to the official web site of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia’s Diocese of Great Britain and Western Europe. We are pleased to welcome you, and to invite you to share in the rich heritage of Orthodox Christianity in these territories. This new website is currently under development, and we ask for your patience as we update it and finalise its configuration.

Our mission is to share the rich treasures of Orthodox Christianity to all peoples, embracing the Orthodox history of these lands and the intercessions of our host of local Saints in order to draw peoples of every nationality, tongue, age and race into the life of the Gospel that has been proclaimed in our Church for more than 2,000 years.

'Joy of All Who Sorrow' Patronal Feastdays Celebrated in Mettingham and Menton

‘Joy of All Who Sorrow’ Patronal Feastdays Celebrated in Mettingham and Menton

In both England and France the feastday marked Altar Feasts, with Bishop Irenei celebrating in Mettingham ...
Read More
The Diocese of Great Britain and Western Europe Congratulates the Newest Bishop of the Church Abroad

The Diocese of Great Britain and Western Europe Congratulates the Newest Bishop of the Church Abroad

Bishop Irenei and the Diocese congratulate Bishop James of Sonora on the day of his episcopal consecration ...
Read More
75-летний юбилей Свято-Троицкого прихода в Берне | 75th Anniversary Celebrations of the Trinity Parish in Bern

75-летний юбилей Свято-Троицкого прихода в Берне | 75th Anniversary Celebrations of the Trinity Parish in Bern

On 3rd November Bishop Irenei and Bishop Alexander concelebrated the Divine Services of the 75th Anniversary of the Parish of the Holy Trinity in Bern, Switzerland ...
Read More
Christ and the Church: Responding to Contemporary Currents in ‘Trinitarian Ecclesiology’ - By Bishop Irenei of London

Christ and the Church: Responding to Contemporary Currents in ‘Trinitarian Ecclesiology’ – By Bishop Irenei of London

Full text of the lecture given by Bishop Irenei on the problems with modern-day attempts at equating the structures of the Church to the relations of the Trinity. Delivered at ...
Read More
A Brief Word on Halloween from Bishop Irenei, as to Whether Orthodox Christians Ought to Participate

A Brief Word on Halloween from Bishop Irenei, as to Whether Orthodox Christians Ought to Participate

A letter from Bishop Irenei to his spiritual children, on refraining from idle and damaging activities associated with the secular keeping of Hallowe’en ...
Read More

Click here for more news and recent announcements…

(It has a new web address; click above to access it.)