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On Saturday 31st March / 13th April 2019, the eve of the Sunday of St Mary of Egypt, the general service of Holy Unction was served in the London Cathedral of the Nativity of the Mother of God.
The service was led by His Grace Bishop Alexander of Vevey, Vicar of the Diocese, together with clergymen from the Cathedral parish and throughout Great Britain and Ireland. Throngs of faithful came to confess their sins and receive the blessed sacrament of healing of soul and body, which was served in the presence of the wonderworking Kursk-root Icon of the Theotokos — the chief icon of Russian Orthodoxy in the Diaspora — which is midway through its visit to the Diocese.
The service of Holy Unction is served in a general manner (i.e. for all the faithful, as opposed to its normal form, served at the sick-bed of an individual) once per year in the Orthodox Church, during the season of Great Lent. This was the service for the British Isles for this year; the service is also being celebrated in other regions in Europe.
Epistle of the First Hierarch on the 50th Anniversary of the Glorification of St Herman of Alaska | Послание Первоиерархра по случаю 50-летия прославления преподобного Германа, Аляскинского чудотворца.
9th August 2020 was the 50th anniversary of the glorification of St Herman of Alaska by the Russian Church Abroad. Our Metropolitan commemorates this blessed occasion and its witness to the history of our Church.
‘The Belgrade Nightingales’: A New Study is Published On a Russian Choir in London in 1939-1940 – A Unique Piece of Diocesan History
A Subdeacon of the Diocesan Cathedral in London and historian of many aspects of our Diocesan life, Nicolas Mabin, has had a new article published on the Historical Studies of the Church Abroad web site, dealing with a unique moment in the Diocese’s musical history.
Parish of the Protection of the Theotokos in Arnhem, The Netherlands, Is Received into the Diocese of Great Britain and Western Europe
With especial happiness and thanksgiving before God, His Grace Bishop Irenei has confirmed today the reception into our Diocese of the Parish of the Protection of the Theotokos in Arnhem, Netherlands. | С особой радостью, Его Преосвященство епископ Ириней подтвердил прием в состав нашей Епархии прихода Покрова Богородицы, в Арнеме, Нидерланды.