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Regular Spiritual Talks to Resume in London from December

Regular Spiritual Talks to Resume in London from December

The custom of fortnightly spiritual talks with Bishop Irenei will resume in London ...
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Bishop Irenei to Take Part in the Consecration of the St Paisius Monastery Main Church in Arizona

Bishop Irenei to Take Part in the Consecration of the St Paisius Monastery Main Church in Arizona

His Grace will travel to the USA to speak at a Clergy Pastoral Conference and assist in the consecration of a Monastery Temple ...
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'Love ye your enemies': Sermon of Bishop Irenei on the Touchstone of the Life in Christ

‘Love ye your enemies’: Sermon of Bishop Irenei on the Touchstone of the Life in Christ

Sermon of Bishop Irenei of London on the commandment to 'Love your enemies', delivered in Belfast, 13 October 2019 ...
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Bishop Irenei Makes First Pastoral Visit to St John the Wonderworker Parish in Belfast

Bishop Irenei Makes First Pastoral Visit to St John the Wonderworker Parish in Belfast

Celebrating the Autumn feast of St John of Shanghai, Bishop Irenei made his first visit to the parish in Northern Ireland ...
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Altar Feast of the London Cathedral held on Saturday 21st September 2019

The Diocesan Cathedral of the Mother of God, London This year, His Grace Bishop Irenei of London and Western Europe celebrated the Altar Feast of the Cathedral of the Nativity ...
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St Elizabeth Convent Monastic Choir to Perform in Kingston on 3rd October

St Elizabeth Convent Monastic Choir to Perform in Kingston on 3rd October

A special concert of liturgical and spiritual songs will be performed, attended by Bishop Irenei of London and Western Europe ...
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Bishop Irenei to speak at the Grand Duchess Elisabeth Romanov Society Conference and Exhibition in Oxford on Saturday October 12th

Bishop Irenei to speak at the Grand Duchess Elisabeth Romanov Society Conference and Exhibition in Oxford on Saturday October 12th

His Grace Bishop Irenei will speak on 'Royal Martyrdom in Orthodox experience' at a significant conference organised by the Grand Duchess Elizabeth Society, to be held in October in Oxford, ...
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Bishop Irenei and Bishop Alexander Concelebrate the Altar Feast of the Cross in Geneva

Bishop Irenei and Bishop Alexander Concelebrate the Altar Feast of the Cross in Geneva

The patronal feastday of the Cathedral in Geneva was festively celebrated by the Diocese's two hierarchs, including the special rite of the Universal Elevation of the Cross ...
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