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Morning and Evening Prayers Available on the Diocesan Website in Three Languages | Утренние и вечерние молитвы доступны на епархиальном сайте на трех языках | Prières du matin et du soir disponibles sur le site diocésain en trois langues

Morning and Evening Prayers Available on the Diocesan Website in Three Languages | Утренние и вечерние молитвы доступны на епархиальном сайте на трех ...

Complete text now available in English, Slavonic. and French. |Полный текст утренней и вечерней молитв на церковнославянском, английском и французском ...
Unction Schedule for Great Lent 2020 | Распоряжение о Таинстве Соборования в Великом посту 2020 г. | Calendrier des Offices de Grande Onction durant le Grand Carême 2020

Unction Schedule for Great Lent 2020 | Распоряжение о Таинстве Соборования в Великом посту 2020 г. | Calendrier des Offices de Grande Onction durant l...

Schedule of General Unction services to be served throughout the Diocese during Great Lent | Распоряжение о Таинстве Соборования в ...
‘Truth in the Face of Heresy’: Bishop Irenei Leads a Study Retreat on St Irenaeus of Lyons

‘Truth in the Face of Heresy’: Bishop Irenei Leads a Study Retreat on St Irenaeus of Lyons

A two-day retreat on the spirituality of St Irenaeus of Lyons has been held in southwest England, with our Diocesan ...
Special Liturgical Texts for the Centenary Jubilee Year of the ROCOR | Литургические тексты к столетнему юбилею РПЦЗ

Special Liturgical Texts for the Centenary Jubilee Year of the ROCOR | Литургические тексты к столетнему юбилею РПЦЗ

Special liturgical commemorations have been appointed for the present centenary year of the ROCOR. | Литургические тексты назначены на нынешний ...
Spiritual Talk in London on Wednesday 19th February: 'Preparing to Fight the Passions'

Spiritual Talk in London on Wednesday 19th February: ‘Preparing to Fight the Passions’

The next in our series of spiritual talks with our Bishop, on entering into the spiritual arena and learning to ...
The Entry of Christ is marked in Stradbally, Ireland, by the first pastoral visit of Bishop Irenei | В праздник Сретения Господня в Страдбалли, Ирландия, состоялся первый Архипастырский визит епископа Иринея

The Entry of Christ is marked in Stradbally, Ireland, by the first pastoral visit of Bishop Irenei | В праздник Сретения Господня в Страдбалли, Ирланд...

The feast of the Entry of Christ into the Temple is celebrated in an historic village in the Irish countryside ...
Metropolitan Mark of Berlin and Germany: ‘Today’s Schism Risks Being More Serious than the Schism of 1054’ | Митрополит Берлинский и Германский Марк: «Нынешний раскол рискует стать серьезнее раскола 1054 года».

Metropolitan Mark of Berlin and Germany: ‘Today’s Schism Risks Being More Serious than the Schism of 1054’ | Митрополит Берлинский и Германский Марк: ...

Metropolitan Mark, who for more than thirty years was Ruling Bishop of the British portion of our Diocese, makes important ...
Article by Subdeacon Nicolas Mabin on 'My Life in Christ' is published in Orthodox Life

Article by Subdeacon Nicolas Mabin on ‘My Life in Christ’ is published in Orthodox Life

A subdeacon of our Diocesan Cathedral has written a review of English editions of 'My Life in Christ' by St ...
Choir, Music and Prayer: The Embodiment of the Traditions of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad

Choir, Music and Prayer: The Embodiment of the Traditions of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad

Full text of address by Bishop Irenei to the inaugural pan-European Church Music Conference, held in London from 23-26 January ...
Bishop Irenei to speak on "Truth in the Face of Heresy: Spiritual Life in the Witness of St Irenaeus of Lyons" at Study Weekend in Poole, England

Bishop Irenei to speak on “Truth in the Face of Heresy: Spiritual Life in the Witness of St Irenaeus of Lyons” at Study Weekend in Poole, ...

Two days of talks on the spiritual and theological legacy of St Irenaeus will be delivered by our Diocesan Bishop, ...
Throngs of Faithful Celebrate the Lord's Baptism in Luxembourg | Une grande multitude de fidèles célèbrent le baptême du Seigneur à Luxembourg

Throngs of Faithful Celebrate the Lord’s Baptism in Luxembourg | Une grande multitude de fidèles célèbrent le baptême du Seigneur à Luxembourg

The Diocese's historic parish in Luxembourg was filled beyond capacity with faithful celebrating the Theophany of Christ and the blessing ...
Theophany is Celebrated in Geneva, and a Child Joins the Lord in the Waters on the Day of His Baptism | Крещение Господне - Богоявление в Женеве

Theophany is Celebrated in Geneva, and a Child Joins the Lord in the Waters on the Day of His Baptism | Крещение Господне – Богоявление в Женеве

Multitudes of faithful celebrate the Theophany in Geneva, with a baby being baptised on the day of the Lord's baptism ...
A Special Message from the Diocesan Bishop About the Blessing of Homes after Theophany | Особое послание Правящего Архиерея о благословении домов после праздника Богоявления

A Special Message from the Diocesan Bishop About the Blessing of Homes after Theophany | Особое послание Правящего Архиерея о благословении домов посл...

A special message from Bishop Irenei on the importance of having your house blessed during this Theophany season, with instructions ...
The Feast of the Theophany of Christ is Celebrated in Colchester, with the Tonsure of a New Reader | В день Праздника Богоявления Христова в Колчестере состоялся постриг в чтецы

The Feast of the Theophany of Christ is Celebrated in Colchester, with the Tonsure of a New Reader | В день Праздника Богоявления Христова в Колчестер...

The Great Feast of Theophany was celebrated in the Parish of St John of Shanghai, Colchester, by the Diocesan Bishop ...
Theophany in Northern England Celebrated with the Blessing of the Mersey

Theophany in Northern England Celebrated with the Blessing of the Mersey

The waters of the River Mersey are blessed by the clergy and faithful of St Elisabeth Parish in Wallasey ...
At its Patronal Feastday of St Seraphim, the Sanremo Parish Welcomes the Relics of St John the Wonderworker

At its Patronal Feastday of St Seraphim, the Sanremo Parish Welcomes the Relics of St John the Wonderworker

Bishop Irenei visited the Sanremo parish for its Altar Feast, at which Priest Dionysi was awarded the Gold Cross ...
The Diocese's Senior-most Cleric Receives a High Award from the Holy Synod | Старейший священнослужитель епархии получил высокую награду от Архиерейского Синода

The Diocese’s Senior-most Cleric Receives a High Award from the Holy Synod | Старейший священнослужитель епархии получил высокую награду от Архи...

Archpriest Pavel Tzvektoff of the Cathedral Parish in Geneva has been awarded the right to serve with the Royal Doors ...
The Diocesan Council and Regional Council for Continental Western Europe Met in Geneva | В Женеве прошло заседание Епархиального и Регионального Советов для континентальной Западной Европы

The Diocesan Council and Regional Council for Continental Western Europe Met in Geneva | В Женеве прошло заседание Епархиального и Регионального Совет...

On Saturday 11th January 2020 the regional council for continental Europe met to discuss the works of the Diocese in ...
First European Church Musicians Conference to Take Place in London Next Week | Первая европейская церковно-певческая конференция состоится в Лондоне на следующей неделе

First European Church Musicians Conference to Take Place in London Next Week | Первая европейская церковно-певческая конференция состоится в Лондоне н...

23-26 January will see an important conference for all Church singers, conductors, and all interested in Russian Orthodoxy's musical tradition ...
Next Spiritual Talk in London Scheduled for 21st January

Next Spiritual Talk in London Scheduled for 21st January

Join Bishop Irenei for a talk on 'Attaining Personal Holiness Through the Life of the Church', in London ...
Nativity Epistle of the First Hierarch, 2019 | Рождественское послание Первоиерарха Русской Зарубежной Церкви 2019

Nativity Epistle of the First Hierarch, 2019 | Рождественское послание Первоиерарха Русской Зарубежной Церкви 2019

Read this year's festal greetings from the First Hierarch, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York ...
The Diocesan Council and Regional Council for the British Isles Met in London

The Diocesan Council and Regional Council for the British Isles Met in London

On Saturday 4th January 2020 the regional council for the British Isles met to discuss the pastoral and missionary works ...
Report on the Funeral of Archpriest Thomas Hardy

Report on the Funeral of Archpriest Thomas Hardy

Fr Paul Elliott provides a short report on the recent funeral of Archpriest Thomas Hardy in London ...
A New Priest is Ordained at the Patronal Feastday in Vevey | В день престольного праздника в Веве состоялась священническая хиротония

A New Priest is Ordained at the Patronal Feastday in Vevey | В день престольного праздника в Веве состоялась священническая хиротония

On the feastday of St Barbara, Bishop Irenei and Bishop Alexander concelebrated the patronal feastday of the Vevey parish, and ...
Opening Remarks of Bishop Irenei to the Symposium in Honour of the 120th Anniversary of the Florence Parish

Opening Remarks of Bishop Irenei to the Symposium in Honour of the 120th Anniversary of the Florence Parish

Text of Bishop Irenei’s welcome address on the legacy of the Royal Martyrs in the history of the Florentine Church ...
Bishop Irenei visits Florence Parish on its 120th Anniversary

Bishop Irenei visits Florence Parish on its 120th Anniversary

The second Archpastoral Visit of Bishop Irenei to Florence coincides with a symposium for the parish’s 120th anniversary, and the ...
The Temple of St John the Wonderworker in Colchester, England, to be Consecrated in July 2020

The Temple of St John the Wonderworker in Colchester, England, to be Consecrated in July 2020

The rite of the Great Consecration of the Church will be celebrated by both diocesan hierarchs ...
Diocesan Iconographer Wins Third Prize in Synodal  Centenary Commemorative Icon Competition

Diocesan Iconographer Wins Third Prize in Synodal Centenary Commemorative Icon Competition

A parishioner from the London Cathedral submitted a composition highlighting the host of saintly lives from the first hundred years ...
Reminder: Spiritual Discussion to Take Place at London Cathedral on Thursday, 12th December

Reminder: Spiritual Discussion to Take Place at London Cathedral on Thursday, 12th December

Resuming our regular discussion evenings, on this occasion on 'Good and Evil, Right and Wrong - Foundations for the Spiritual ...
Bishop Irenei Participates in the Winter Meeting of the Holy Synod of Bishops | Отчет о заседании Архиерейского Синода

Bishop Irenei Participates in the Winter Meeting of the Holy Synod of Bishops | Отчет о заседании Архиерейского Синода

The Diocese’s Bishop participated in the regular meeting of the Synod in New York preceding the feastday of the Kursk-root ...
Archbishop Mark of Berlin and Germany is Elevated to the Rank of Metropolitan | Репортаж о возвышении архиепископа Марка в сан Митрополита

Archbishop Mark of Berlin and Germany is Elevated to the Rank of Metropolitan | Репортаж о возвышении архиепископа Марка в сан Митрополита

Archbishop Mark is elevated to Metropolitan by the Holy Synod at its recent winter session, on the feastday of the ...
UPDATED: Archpriest Thomas Hardy Departs to the Lord (Funeral Details Attached)

UPDATED: Archpriest Thomas Hardy Departs to the Lord (Funeral Details Attached)

A senior cleric of the Diocese, Fr Thomas Hardy, has reposed in the Lord aged 93 ...
A Deacon is Ordained During the Archpastoral Visit of Bishop Irenei of London to the Cardiff Parish | Во время архипастырского визита епископа Лондонского Иринея в приход Кардиффа
состоялась диаконская хиротония.

A Deacon is Ordained During the Archpastoral Visit of Bishop Irenei of London to the Cardiff Parish | Во время архипастырского визита епископа Лондонс...

Deacon Mark Fisher was ordained Deacon during Bishop Irenei's visit to the Kazan Parish in Cardiff, 24th November 2019 ...
23 ноября состоится молодежная поездка в Веве | 23 Novembre a organisé un voyage de jeunesse à Vevey

23 ноября состоится молодежная поездка в Веве | 23 Novembre a organisé un voyage de jeunesse à Vevey

23 ноября состоится поездка в Церковь святой великомученицы Варвары в Веве, где нашу православную молодежь встретит Епископ Вевейский Александр ...
First European Church Musicians Conference to Take Place in London, January 2020 | Первая европейская церковно-певческая конференция состоится в Лондоне в январе 2020 г.

First European Church Musicians Conference to Take Place in London, January 2020 | Первая европейская церковно-певческая конференция состоится в Лондо...

An important conference for all Church singers, conductors, and all interested in Russian Orthodoxy's musical tradition ...
'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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Первый архипастырский визит епископа Иринея в Покровский приход в Цюрихе | Bishop Irenei visits the Pokrov Parish in Zurich for the First Time

Первый архипастырский визит епископа Иринея в Покровский приход в Цюрихе | Bishop Irenei visits the Pokrov Parish in Zurich for the First Time

His Grace Bishop Irenei made his first archpastoral visit to the Zurich parish, following his visit to the Bern Parish ...
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 ...
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 ...
Conference of Church Music to be held in London

Conference of Church Music to be held in London

____________________________________________ The Diocesan Cathedral of the Mother of God, London We invite you to take part in the first pan-European ...
Two London Cathedral Clergy celebrate 25 Years of Priestly Service

Two London Cathedral Clergy celebrate 25 Years of Priestly Service

Archpriest Peter Baulk, formally Deputy Rector of the Diocesan Cathedral was ordained to the Priesthood by Archbishop Mark on 29th ...
‘On Behalf of All and For All’: Consecration in the Theological Life

‘On Behalf of All and For All’: Consecration in the Theological Life

A talk given by Bishop Irenei of London at the Pastoral Conference of the Western American Diocese in October 2019, ...
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 ...
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 ...
'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 ...
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 ...
Altar Feast of the London Cathedral held on Saturday 21st September 2019

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Metropolitan Augustine from Ukraine Celebrates at the Geneva Cathedral | Митрополит Августин посетил кафедральный собор Женевы

Metropolitan Augustine from Ukraine Celebrates at the Geneva Cathedral | Митрополит Августин посетил кафедральный собор Женевы

The head of the Theological and Canonical Commission of the Church of Ukraine was the distinguished guest of the Diocese, ...
Bishop Irenei makes First Pastoral Visit to Lyon Parish

Bishop Irenei makes First Pastoral Visit to Lyon Parish

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VEVEY: 10e anniversaire du décès de Monseigneur Ambroise (Cantacuzène) | ВЕВЕ: 10-летие со дня упокоения епископа Вевейского Амвросия (Кантакузена) | VEVEY: The 10th Anniversary of the Repose of Bishop Ambrose of Vevey

VEVEY: 10e anniversaire du décès de Monseigneur Ambroise (Cantacuzène) | ВЕВЕ: 10-летие со дня упокоения епископа Вевейского Амвросия (Кантакузена) | ...

VEVEY: 10e anniversaire du décès de Monseigneur Ambroise (Cantacuzène) | ВЕВЕ: 10-летие со дня упокоения епископа Вевейского Амвросия (Кантакузена) ...
The Feast of the Kazan Icon is celebrated in Wallasey by Bishop Irenei, marking the 10th Anniversary of St Elisabeth's Parish

The Feast of the Kazan Icon is celebrated in Wallasey by Bishop Irenei, marking the 10th Anniversary of St Elisabeth’s Parish

The tenth anniversary of St Elisabeth's Parish in Wallasey, near Liverpool, was celebrated by Bishop Irenei on the feastday of ...
First Liturgy is Celebrated at the New Mission Community of St Chad in Telford

First Liturgy is Celebrated at the New Mission Community of St Chad in Telford

A new mission community has been established in western England, and celebrated its first Divine Liturgy in its new location ...
Sermon for the Holy Royal Martyrs by Bishop Irenei | Проповедь епископа Иринея в день памяти Царственных Мучеников

Sermon for the Holy Royal Martyrs by Bishop Irenei | Проповедь епископа Иринея в день памяти Царственных Мучеников

Today the whole choir of the Saints rejoices, for today we honour the memory of the Holy Royal Martyrs… | ...
LONDON: The Feast of the Royal Martyrs is Celebrated in London

LONDON: The Feast of the Royal Martyrs is Celebrated in London

The Altar Feast of the lower church in London's Cathedral was celebrated by the Diocesan Hierarch and clergy ...
ЖЕНЕВА: Архиепископ Оттавский и Канадский Ириней посетил кафедральный собор Женевы | GENEVA: Archbishop Irenei of Ottawa and Canada visits the Cathedral

ЖЕНЕВА: Архиепископ Оттавский и Канадский Ириней посетил кафедральный собор Женевы | GENEVA: Archbishop Irenei of Ottawa and Canada visits the Cathedr...

Archbishop Irenée of the Orthodox Church in America visited the Geneva Cathedral, where he had been ordained Hieromonk some forty ...
Luxembourg: 90th Anniversary Celebrations at the Parish of Sts Peter and Paul

Luxembourg: 90th Anniversary Celebrations at the Parish of Sts Peter and Paul

A report on the 90th-annivesary celebrations of the Parish in Luxembourg, on the Feast of Sts Peter and Paul ...
Rappel à Dieu de l’archiprêtre mitrophore Michel de Castelbajac (1928-2019) | Некролог. Митрофорный протоиерей Михаил де Кастельбажак (1928-2019)

Rappel à Dieu de l’archiprêtre mitrophore Michel de Castelbajac (1928-2019) | Некролог. Митрофорный протоиерей Михаил де Кастельбажак (1928-2019)

Rappel à Dieu de l’archiprêtre mitrophore Michel de Castelbajac (1928-2019) | Некролог. Митрофорный протоиерей Михаил де Кастельбажак (1928-2019) ...
Bishop Irenei takes part in a Regular Session of the Holy Synod and 25th Anniversary of St John

Bishop Irenei takes part in a Regular Session of the Holy Synod and 25th Anniversary of St John

Meeting prior to the 25th anniversary of the glorification of St John the Wonderworker, the Holy Synod addressed many matters ...
A New ROCOR Mission to open in Telford, England

A New ROCOR Mission to open in Telford, England

With the blessing of His Grace Bishop Irenei of London and Western Europe, a new mission has been established in ...
Divine Liturgy in Ashford on 13th July

Divine Liturgy in Ashford on 13th July

Information on the forthcoming Liturgy at the outreach community in Ashford, Kent ...
Sermon for Holy Pentecost, by Bishop Irenei | Проповедь в день Святой Троицы, Пятидесятницу

Sermon for Holy Pentecost, by Bishop Irenei | Проповедь в день Святой Троицы, Пятидесятницу

Bishop Irenei’s homily for Holy Trinity Sunday 2019, delivered at his former cathedra of Sacramento. | Епископ Иреней проповедовал в ...
Bishop Irenei Leads Diocesan Pilgrimage to Shrine of St Alban

Bishop Irenei Leads Diocesan Pilgrimage to Shrine of St Alban

More than 180 pilgrims gathered at the site of the martyrdom of St Alban to pray before his precious relics ...
Пасхальные святки в кафедральном соборе Женевы. | Bright week at the cathedral of Geneva.

Пасхальные святки в кафедральном соборе Женевы. | Bright week at the cathedral of Geneva.

Пасхальные святки в кафедральном соборе Женевы. | Bright week at the cathedral of Geneva ...
Diocesan Pilgrimage to St Albans on Saturday 11th May

Diocesan Pilgrimage to St Albans on Saturday 11th May

Information on the Diocesan Pilgrimage to the relics of the Protomartyr of Britain, St Alban ...
An interview with Bishop Irenei about his Bright Week visits in the east of England

An interview with Bishop Irenei about his Bright Week visits in the east of England

Bp Irenei responds to an interview about his visits to multiple communities during Bright Week ...
Menaion for May now available | Минея на май теперь доступна

Menaion for May now available | Минея на май теперь доступна

We provide on-line the hymnography for each day of the month of May, in Church Slavonic and in English ...
Paschal Epistle | Пасхальное Послание | Épître pascale, 2019

Paschal Epistle | Пасхальное Послание | Épître pascale, 2019

Пасхальное послание епископа Иренея | Paschal Epistle of Bishop Irenei | Épître pascal de Mgr Irenei ...
Washing of the Feet in London | Чин омовения ног совершается в Лондоне

Washing of the Feet in London | Чин омовения ног совершается в Лондоне

On Holy Thursday the rite of the washing of feet was held for the first time in the London Cathedral ...
Schedule of Holy Week Services at the Cathedrals | Расписание Богослужений Страстной недели в соборах

Schedule of Holy Week Services at the Cathedrals | Расписание Богослужений Страстной недели в соборах

Расписание Богослужений Страстной недели и Пасхи | Schedule of services in our Cathedrals for Holy Week and Pascha ...
Kursk-Root Icon Makes Historic Visit to British Diocese

Kursk-Root Icon Makes Historic Visit to British Diocese

The chief icon of the Russian Diaspora has spent the past weeks in the British Diocese, with excursions to various ...
Schedule of Archpastoral parish visitations in England during Paschaltide

Schedule of Archpastoral parish visitations in England during Paschaltide

An outline of Bishop Irenei’s visitations throughout Great Britain during Paschaltide is now available ...
Holy Unction is Celebrated in the London Cathedral

Holy Unction is Celebrated in the London Cathedral

General Unction is served at the London Cathedral in the presence of the Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God ...
Bishop Irenei speaks at Patristics Conference in Moscow on St Basil | Епископ Ириней принимает участие в патристической конференции «Св. Василий Великий в богословской традиции Востока и Запада».

Bishop Irenei speaks at Patristics Conference in Moscow on St Basil | Епископ Ириней принимает участие в патристической конференции «Св. Василий Велик...

At the sixth international patristics conference in Moscow, Bishop Irenei presented a paper on ‘Liturgy in Creation’ in St Basil ...
Annunciation is celebrated in Geneva | Благовещение Пресвятой Богородицы в Женеве

Annunciation is celebrated in Geneva | Благовещение Пресвятой Богородицы в Женеве

The Feast of the Annunciation of the Theotokos is celebrated joyfully at the Cathedral of the Cross in Geneva ...
Liturgical Handbook updated with new entries

Liturgical Handbook updated with new entries

A new format and several new entries in our Handbook of distinctive ROCOR liturgical practice ...
ROCOR Studies website publishes a new article by Subdeacon Nicolas Mabin

ROCOR Studies website publishes a new article by Subdeacon Nicolas Mabin

A new study on the ROCOR in India, by the senior Altar server in London ...
Bp Alexander delivers lecture in Fribourg on Great Lent| Епископ Вевейский Александр огласил доклад о значении великого поста

Bp Alexander delivers lecture in Fribourg on Great Lent| Епископ Вевейский Александр огласил доклад о значении великого поста

At the first 'Evening of Philanthropy' at the University of Fribourg, the Vicar of our Diocese delivered a lecture in ...
The Choir of the Minsk Memorial Church sings in Geneva Cathedral | Вечернее богослужение украсил хор храма-памятника из Минска

The Choir of the Minsk Memorial Church sings in Geneva Cathedral | Вечернее богослужение украсил хор храма-памятника из Минска

The famous choir of All-Saints Memorial Church in Belarus saint the evening services of our Geneva Cathedral ...
Kursk-root Icon to Visit Great Britain and Ireland in Great Lent

Kursk-root Icon to Visit Great Britain and Ireland in Great Lent

Information and schedule of the ROCOR's principal icon's visit to Great Britain and Ireland in Lent ...
British Diocesan Pilgrimage to St Albans to take place on Saturday 11th May

British Diocesan Pilgrimage to St Albans to take place on Saturday 11th May

The annual pilgrimage to the relics of St Alban the Protomartyr of Britain will take place on 11th May in ...
Торжество Православия в Женеве | Le triomphe de l'orthodoxie à Genève

Торжество Православия в Женеве | Le triomphe de l’orthodoxie à Genève

The commemoration of the Triumph of Orthodoxy was kept in Geneva amidst a multitude of faithful (report in Russian and ...
Pilgrimage to the Holy Land for 2019 is Announced

Pilgrimage to the Holy Land for 2019 is Announced

There will be an annual pigrimage to the Holy Land led by His Eminence Archbishop Mark from 27th May to ...
Archpriest Yaroslav Arrives in London Cathedral

Archpriest Yaroslav Arrives in London Cathedral

Archpriest Yaroslav Gudymenko has moved to London from Ukraine in order to serve in the Diocesan Cathedral. He took up ...
Bishop Alexander is Consecrated as Vicar Bishop for Western Europe

Bishop Alexander is Consecrated as Vicar Bishop for Western Europe

Archmandrite Alexander was consecrated to the Holy Episcopate in the Cathedral of the Elevation of the Holy Cross in Geneva ...
The Russian Church in Sanremo is received into the Western European Diocese

The Russian Church in Sanremo is received into the Western European Diocese

The Church of Christ the Saviour, the Great Martyr Catherine, and St. Seraphim of Sarov posted an announcement on its ...
Bishop Irenei's January-February 2019 Archpastoral Visitation

Bishop Irenei’s January-February 2019 Archpastoral Visitation

Details of Bishop Irenei's visit to the British Diocese and European Dioceses in January and February ...
Nativity Epistle of Bishop Irenei, 2018

Nativity Epistle of Bishop Irenei, 2018

English To the Venerable Clergy, God-Loving Monastics and Pious Faithfulof Great Britain, Ireland and Western Europe Dear in Christ, Fathers, ...
Schedule for the Consecration of Bishop-elect Alexander

Schedule for the Consecration of Bishop-elect Alexander

By resolution of the Holy Sobor of Bishops, on 7th / 20th January 2019 Archimandrite Alexander (Echevarria) will be consecrated to ...
'Camels in Needles and Rich People in Heaven'

‘Camels in Needles and Rich People in Heaven’

A reflection by Bishop Irenei on the nature of almsgiving in the preparation for the Feast of the Nativity ...
The Russian Church in Florence moves to ROCOR

The Russian Church in Florence moves to ROCOR

The Russian Orthodox Church of the Nativity of Christ and St Nicholas in Florence, Italy, has been received into the ...
'Beauty Will Save the World'

‘Beauty Will Save the World’

A reflection on Dostayevsky's famous phrase, and a consideration of the place of beauty in Orthodox life ...