Final Preparations Underway for Pilgrimage to Ireland. | Завершаются приготовления к паломничеству в Ирландию.
Final preparations are currently being made for the Diocese’s first Pilgrimage to Ireland, to take place from 1st – 8th August 2021. | В настоящее время ведутся последние приготовления к первому общеепархиальному паломничеству в Ирландию.
‘The taunts of an atheistic worldview are never able to dislodge faith from the hearts of those who know the truth’: Sermon for the Feastday of the Holy Royal Martyrs by Bishop Irenei of London and Western Europe. | «Насмешки атеистического мировоззрения никогда не смогли истребить веру из сердец тех, кто познал истину»: Проповедь епископа Иринея Лондонского и Западно-Европейского в день памяти святых Царственных мучеников.
Sermon for the feast of the Holy Royal Martyrs, preached in London on the occasion of the Altar Feast and a diaconal ordination.
Bishop Irenei Celebrates the Altar Feast of the St Elisabeth Parish in Wallasey, England. | Епископ Ириней возглавил престольный праздник Свято-Елизаветинского прихода в Уолласи, Англия.
The feast day of St Elisabeth the grand-Duchess was celebrated in Wallasey, England, with an archpastoral visitation and the first Divine Service of a newly-ordained deacon.
A New Deacon is Ordained at the Altar Feast of the Holy Royal Martyrs in London. | На престольном празднике святых Царственных мучеников в Лондоне был рукоположен новый диакон.
During the Divine Services of the Altar Feast of the Cathedral’s lower church, Valery Beroskin was tonsured a Reader and the Subdeacon Alexander Groves was ordained Deacon.
Успешно завершился ежегодный детский епархиальный летний лагерь в Швейцарии, посвященный святителю Иоанну Шанхайскому, Чудотворцу. | The Diocese’s Annual Children’s Summer Camp in Switzerland, Dedicated to St John the Wonderworker, Successfully Concludes.
With the blessing of His Grace Bishop Irenei, every year the Diocesan communities and parishes in Switzerland open the doors to our children, to take part in a much-awaited annual event: summer camp!
The 40th Anniversary of the Canonisation of the Tsar Martyr Nicholas, the Imperial Family and the Holy New Martyr Grand Duchess Elisabeth is kept at their memorial on the Isle of Wight.
The Grand Duchess Elizabeth Romanova Society marked the Fortieth Anniversary of the glorification of the Holy Royal Martyrs and Grand Duchess Elizabeth, at their memorial on the Isle of Wight.
Our Church Abroad
From our Liturgical Handbook:
Welcome to the official web site of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia’s Diocese of Great Britain and Western Europe. Dwelling and living in the Diaspora, this historic Diocese shares the rich treasures of Orthodox Christianity with 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.
Celebrating its centenary jubilee in 2021, the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad continues in the ancient tradition of our Holy Fathers, preserving the true faith in Christ across the generations, standing firm upon the foundations laid by the Apostles. Our Diocese of Great Britain and Western Europe has a remarkable history, numbering amongst its Ruling Bishops the universally-beloved St John of Shanghai and San Francisco, the Wonderworker, and maintaining a pious adherence to the full life of the Orthodox Church in parishes that range from pre-revolutionary cathedrals to newly-established parishes and missions. We welcome you to partake of the sacramental, pastoral and missionary life of our communities today.