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Bishop Irenei Makes an Archpastoral Visit to the Parish of the Kazan Icon in Cardiff, Wales — the Diocesan Parish That Faced the Longest of Coronavirus-related Restrictions on Public Worship

Bishop Irenei Makes an Archpastoral Visit to the Parish of the Kazan Icon in Cardiff, Wales — the Diocesan Parish That Faced the Longest of Coronaviru...

Bishop Irenei celebrated the Liturgy in Cardiff, where the Kazan Icon Parish has faced the longest COVID-related prohibition on public ...
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.

Epistle of the First Hierarch on the 50th Anniversary of the Glorification of St Herman of Alaska | Послание Первоиерархра по случаю 50-летия прославл...

9th August 2020 was the 50th anniversary of the glorification of St Herman of Alaska by the Russian Church Abroad ...
'The Belgrade Nightingales': A New Study is Published On a Russian Choir in London in 1939-1940 - A Unique Piece of Diocesan History

‘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 ...
Parish of the Protection of the Theotokos in Arnhem, The Netherlands, Is Received into the Diocese of Great Britain and Western Europe

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 ...
Parish of St Elisabeth in Wallasey Hosts First Concelebration in the United Kingdom of Priests from the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad, Moscow Patriarchate, and Exarchate of Paris

Parish of St Elisabeth in Wallasey Hosts First Concelebration in the United Kingdom of Priests from the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad, Moscow Patriar...

Though not organised specifically as an occasion to bring together clergymen from these three strands of Russian Orthodox life in ...
Епископ Ириней возглавил богослужение в день святых апостолов Петра и Павла. | Bishop Irenei Led Festal Celebrations for Sts Peter and Paul in Geneva.

Епископ Ириней возглавил богослужение в день святых апостолов Петра и Павла. | Bishop Irenei Led Festal Celebrations for Sts Peter and Paul in Geneva.

В неделю 5-ю по Пятидесятнице, когда Святая Церковь празднует день Свв. Первоверховных Апостолов Петра и Павла, торжественное богослужение в Кресто-Воздвиженском ...
Престольный праздник Петро-Павловского прихода в Люксембурге.

Престольный праздник Петро-Павловского прихода в Люксембурге.

В неделю 5-ю по Пятидесятнице в Люксембурге состоялось церковное торжество по случаю престольного праздника местного Петро-Павловского прихода ...
Children’s Camp Begins in Switzerland | Детский лагерь начинается в Швейцарии

Children’s Camp Begins in Switzerland | Детский лагерь начинается в Швейцарии

The annual children’s summer camp organised by the Geneva Cathedral Parish has begun, taking place in Leysen, Switzerland. May God ...
Sermon by Bishop Irenei, Given on the Sunday of St Alban, as Parish Churches in England Open to the Faithful After Months of Closure on Account of the Coronavirus | Проповедь епископа Иринея, в воскресенье святого Албана, когда храмы в Англии открыты для верующих после нескольких месяцев закрытия из-за коронавируса

Sermon by Bishop Irenei, Given on the Sunday of St Alban, as Parish Churches in England Open to the Faithful After Months of Closure on Account of the...

On Sunday 5th July, the Feast of St Alban, churches in England were able to have their first Divine Liturgy ...
Parishes in England to Reopen for Public Worship This Weekend | В эти выходные приходы Англии вновь откроются для общественных богослужений

Parishes in England to Reopen for Public Worship This Weekend | В эти выходные приходы Англии вновь откроются для общественных богослужений

From this weekend, all Diocesan parishes in England will begin again to celebrate with the doors open to the Faithful ...
Saints of the British Isles and Ireland, Helvetic Lands and All Local Saints to be Commemorated This Sunday. | День памяти святых Британских островов, Земли Гельветийской и всех месточтимых святых будет отмечаться в это воскресенье. | Ce dimanche, nous célébrons la mémoire des Saints des Îles britanniques, des terres d’Helvétie et de tous les Saints locaux.

Saints of the British Isles and Ireland, Helvetic Lands and All Local Saints to be Commemorated This Sunday. | День памяти святых Британских островов,...

On the third Sunday after Pentecost, which this year falls this Sunday, 15th / 28th June 2020, our Church commemorates ...
« Православная вера спасла Русь. »: Слово святителя Иоанна Шанхайского и Сан-Францисского, в Неделю Всех святых в земле Российской просиявших | “The Orthodox Faith Saved Russia”: A Homily on the Sunday of All Saints of Russia, by St John of Shanghai and San Francisco

« Православная вера спасла Русь. »: Слово святителя Иоанна Шанхайского и Сан-Францисского, в Неделю Всех святых в земле Российской просиявших | “The O...

Сегодня праздник Всех святых в земле Российской просиявших — всех святых, которых возрастила Русская Церковь, Русская земля. Ныне праздник духовного ...
Prayer and Action: Celebrating Saints Mary and Martha.

Prayer and Action: Celebrating Saints Mary and Martha.

A reflection by Hieromonk Mark on the necessity of the contemplation of Mary and the active work of Martha, on ...
На воскресенье Всех Святых: Поучение епископа Иустина (Полянского), Уфимского и Мензелинского (+1903г.) в неделю 1-ю по Пятидесятнице на утрени.

На воскресенье Всех Святых: Поучение епископа Иустина (Полянского), Уфимского и Мензелинского (+1903г.) в неделю 1-ю по Пятидесятнице на утрени.

«Во имя Отца и Сына и Святого Духа. Совершая память всех вообще святых, есте­ственно приходим к мысли: как это святые ...
Churches of Our Diocese in the United Kingdom Are Now Able to Remain Open for Individual Prayer

Churches of Our Diocese in the United Kingdom Are Now Able to Remain Open for Individual Prayer

New regulations have gone into effect today, permitting churches and other religious institutions within the United Kingdom to re-open for ...
С началом апостольского поста! | Congratulations With the Beginning of the Apostles' Lent! | Félicitations pour le début du Carême des Apôtres

С началом апостольского поста! | Congratulations With the Beginning of the Apostles’ Lent! | Félicitations pour le début du Carême des Apôtres

We wish all the pious faithful of the Diocese a good beginning to the Lenten fast, leading to the joy ...
‘The Purpose of the Church Is to Make Saints’: Sermon on the Sunday of All Saints

‘The Purpose of the Church Is to Make Saints’: Sermon on the Sunday of All Saints

The purpose of all the events in Christ's life, from His Conception to the Resurrection and the Ascension and Pentecost ...
La Fête de tous les Saints

La Fête de tous les Saints

La sainteté est l’œuvre de l’Esprit ; toute la sainteté chrétienne est un fruit de Pentecôte. Il y a donc ...
На воскресенье Всех Святых: Слово митрополита Исидора (Никольского), Санкт-Петербургского и Новгородского (+1892г.) в неделю всех святых.

На воскресенье Всех Святых: Слово митрополита Исидора (Никольского), Санкт-Петербургского и Новгородского (+1892г.) в неделю всех святых.

Святая Церковь созвала чад своих на праздник всех Святых. Конечно, попечительная о душах наших матерь хочет или возобновить в памяти ...
Publication en français du site web du Diocèse avec de nombreuses nouvelles traductions et un nouveau concept. | Diocesan Web Site in French Published with Extensive New Translations and New Design. | Доступна обновленная франкоязычная версия епархиального веб-сайта, которая имеет пространные переводы и новый дизайн.

Publication en français du site web du Diocèse avec de nombreuses nouvelles traductions et un nouveau concept. | Diocesan Web Site in French Published...

Le Diocèse de Grande-Bretagne et d'Europe occidentale est heureux d'annoncer la publication de son site web entièrement refondu en langue ...
Прославления Христа распятого в евангелии от Иоанна | La glorification de Jésus sur la croix dans l’évangile de Jean

Прославления Христа распятого в евангелии от Иоанна | La glorification de Jésus sur la croix dans l’évangile de Jean

Как можем мы говорить о прославлении, когда Богочеловек, Сын Божий, умирает на кресте, «соблазн для евреев, безумие для язычников»? | ...
Schedule of Live-Stream Spiritual Talks with Bishop Irenei in June

Schedule of Live-Stream Spiritual Talks with Bishop Irenei in June

The full schedule of Monday- and Thursday-evening live spiritual talks with Bishop Irenei of London and Western Europe throughout the ...
В день Вознесения Господня приходы Швейцариивновь открыли свои двери для прихожан. | On the Feast of the Ascension, the Parishes of Switzerland Again Opened Their Doors to the Faithful.

В день Вознесения Господня приходы Швейцариивновь открыли свои двери для прихожан. | On the Feast of the Ascension, the Parishes of Switzerland Again ...

В связи с отменой строгих ограничительных мер со стороны швейцарского правительства, с 28 мая сего года, которое выпало на двунадесятый ...
Memory Eternal to the Newly-Reposed Archbishop Agapit of Stuttgart | Отошел ко Господу архиепископ Штутгартский Агапит, викарий Берлинской епархии

Memory Eternal to the Newly-Reposed Archbishop Agapit of Stuttgart | Отошел ко Господу архиепископ Штутгартский Агапит, викарий Берлинской епархии

With sorrowful hearts, but confident in the mercies of the Lord whose Ascension we celebrate today, we confirm news received ...
A Hymn for the Leavetaking of Pascha | Тропарь для отдания Пасхи | Hymne pour la clôture de Pâques

A Hymn for the Leavetaking of Pascha | Тропарь для отдания Пасхи | Hymne pour la clôture de Pâques

In order to add to the joy of today’s celebration of the Leavetaking of Pascha, The men’s ensemble of the ...
Проповедь священника Иоанна Чурина, в Берне - О слепом, Неделя 6-я по Пасхе

Проповедь священника Иоанна Чурина, в Берне – О слепом, Неделя 6-я по Пасхе

Христа долго и напряженно ожидали. Его хотели увидеть все, кто веровал. Но не видели и умирали в вере, передавая эстафету ...
The Diocese Announces a Children's Camp in Leysen, Switzerland, in July 2020. | Проводится запись в православный детский лагерь в Лейзане, Июль 2020 г.

The Diocese Announces a Children’s Camp in Leysen, Switzerland, in July 2020. | Проводится запись в православный детский лагерь в Лейзане, Июль ...

In conjunction with the establishment of its new Youth Department, the Diocese announces the children's summer camp to take place ...
Bishop Irenei announces the establishment of an annual ‘St Herman’s Youth Conference’ for the Diocese of Great Britain and Western Europe, beginning in the 50th anniversary year of the canonisation of St Herman of Alaska. | Епископ Ириней анонсировал учреждение ежегодного «Свято-Германовского молодежного Съезда» Великобританской и Западно-Европейской епархии, который начнет свою работу в 50-летний юбилей канонизации св. преподобного Германа Аляскинского.

Bishop Irenei announces the establishment of an annual ‘St Herman’s Youth Conference’ for the Diocese of Great Britain and Western Europe, beginning i...

The tradition of holding annual youth conferences dedicated to the memory of St Herman is longstanding in other Dioceses of ...
A New Orthodox Parish in Abington, England: Announcement and Appeal | Новый православный приход в Абингтоне, Англия: объявление и воззвание

A New Orthodox Parish in Abington, England: Announcement and Appeal | Новый православный приход в Абингтоне, Англия: объявление и воззвание

By God's grace, the Diocese is opening a new parish in Little Abington, England. Read about the new premises, parish, ...
Diocese Initiates 'Saints of the British Isles Liturgical Project' to Create a Full Compendium of Liturgical Hymnography and Services for the British Saints

Diocese Initiates ‘Saints of the British Isles Liturgical Project’ to Create a Full Compendium of Liturgical Hymnography and Services for ...

A new Diocesan project has as its mission the gathering together of all liturgical texts for each of the Saints ...
Chancellery Announces Schedule of Live Spiritual Talks with Bishop Irenei Over the Coming Weeks

Chancellery Announces Schedule of Live Spiritual Talks with Bishop Irenei Over the Coming Weeks

In light of ongoing restrictions on movements and public gatherings due to the continuing COVID-19 epidemic, the Diocese announces a ...
Full Menaion for May Available in English and Church Slavonic | Миней на май доступно на английском и церковно-славянском

Full Menaion for May Available in English and Church Slavonic | Миней на май доступно на английском и церковно-славянском

Full daily hymns for the saints commemorated each day in May, in English and in Church Slavonic. | Церковные песни ...
Diocese Announces a 'Diocesan Heritage Project' in the Present Centenary Year of the Church Abroad | Епархия инициирует проект « Епархиальное наследие » в нынешний 100-летний год Зарубежной Церкви | Le diocèse annonce un « projet de patrimoine diocésain » en cette année du centenaire de l'Église à l'étranger

Diocese Announces a ‘Diocesan Heritage Project’ in the Present Centenary Year of the Church Abroad | Епархия инициирует проект « Епархиаль...

As both the ROCOR and the Diocese mark their centenary this year, the Diocese initiates a project to record the ...
During Paschaltide, Bishop Irenei is 'Visiting' Each Parish via Community Videoconference | Епископ Ириней «навещает» каждую из общин епархии с помощью онлайн-видеоконференций

During Paschaltide, Bishop Irenei is ‘Visiting’ Each Parish via Community Videoconference | Епископ Ириней «навещает» каждую из общин епар...

With physical travels currently not possible, the Diocesan Bishop is digitally visiting each parish during the course of Pascha ...
A Special Note on the Importance of Receiving the Artos at Home, Especially in the Current Year | Особая заметка о важности получения артоса дома, особенно в текущем году

A Special Note on the Importance of Receiving the Artos at Home, Especially in the Current Year | Особая заметка о важности получения артоса дома, осо...

A special communication from Bishop Irenei, regarding the importance of maintaining the tradition of the Artos in your homes, especially ...
'Christ is Risen!' The Florence-based 'Corona Choir' Presents the Fruits of its Labours with a Musical Ensemble for Pascha

‘Christ is Risen!’ The Florence-based ‘Corona Choir’ Presents the Fruits of its Labours with a Musical Ensemble for Pascha

The fruits of the labours of the unique 'choir' formed of faithful across the Diocese, recorded at home and assembled ...
Пасхальное послание Высокопреосвященнейшего Илариона, Первоиерарха Русской Зарубежной Церкви | Paschal Epistle of the First Hierarch of the Church Abroad, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, 2020

Пасхальное послание Высокопреосвященнейшего Илариона, Первоиерарха Русской Зарубежной Церкви | Paschal Epistle of the First Hierarch of the Church Abr...

Пасхальное послание Высокопреосвященнейшего Илариона, митрополита Восточно-Американского и Нью-Йоркского, Первоиерарха Русской Зарубежной Церкви. | Paschal Epistle of His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan ...
Paschal Epistle and Video Greeting of Bishop Irenei of London and Western Europe, 2020 | Пасхальное Послание епископа Иринея | Épître pascale de l’évêque Irénée

Paschal Epistle and Video Greeting of Bishop Irenei of London and Western Europe, 2020 | Пасхальное Послание епископа Иринея | Épître pascale de l’évê...

Пасхальное послание епископа Иринея | Paschal Epistle of Bishop Irenei | Épître pascal de l'Évêque Irénée ...
Schedule of Live-Streamed Services for Holy Week | Расписание онлайн-трансляций богослужений Страстной недели | Horaire des diffusions en ligne des services divins de la Semaine Sainte

Schedule of Live-Streamed Services for Holy Week | Расписание онлайн-трансляций богослужений Страстной недели | Horaire des diffusions en ligne des se...

Informations, instructions, and the full schedule of live broadcasts of the Holy Week services for our Diocese. | Информация об ...
Support Your Parish in This Time of Critical Need | Поддержите свой приход в период крайней необходимости | Soutenez votre paroisse en ce temps d’urgente nécessité

Support Your Parish in This Time of Critical Need | Поддержите свой приход в период крайней необходимости | Soutenez votre paroisse en ce temps d’urge...

Our parishes are struggling with deep financial difficulty in the present COVID-19-related circumstances, when faithful are not in the temples ...
Moments From the Divine Offices of Palm Sunday

Moments From the Divine Offices of Palm Sunday

A few video clips and photographs of the clergy lifting up all the faithful in prayer on the Sunday of ...
From the Diocese to the World: An Orthodox 'Lock-Down Choir' is Creating a Mass-Choir for Pascha Made Up of Singers at Home.

From the Diocese to the World: An Orthodox ‘Lock-Down Choir’ is Creating a Mass-Choir for Pascha Made Up of Singers at Home.

As the world faces the epidemic-related lockdown, our Florence parish initiates a global 'mass choir' in which you can sing ...
Full Suite of Texts for Holy Week: Readers Services for Every Day of Passion Week, For Those Homebound During the Period of Covid-19 Pandemic Restrictions | Тексты для домашнего совершения на Страстной неделе

Full Suite of Texts for Holy Week: Readers Services for Every Day of Passion Week, For Those Homebound During the Period of Covid-19 Pandemic Restrict...

A complete collection of 'Readers Services' designed for prayer at home without a priest, for each major service throughout the ...
At-Home Texts for Holy Saturday - Hours, Liturgy and Vespers with the 15 Old Testament Readings of the Resurrection, and the Midnight Office: Resources for Praying in the 'Domestic Church' During Holy Week  | Тексты для домашнего совершения богослужений великой субботы Страстной недели

At-Home Texts for Holy Saturday – Hours, Liturgy and Vespers with the 15 Old Testament Readings of the Resurrection, and the Midnight Office: Re...

Full texts of Readers Services for suite of Divine Services of Holy Saturday, including the Hours, Typica and Vespers with ...
At-Home Texts for Holy Friday - the Royal Hours, Burial of the Lord, and Lamentations: Resources for Praying in the 'Domestic Church' During Holy Week  | Тексты для домашнего совершения богослужений пятницы Страстной недели

At-Home Texts for Holy Friday – the Royal Hours, Burial of the Lord, and Lamentations: Resources for Praying in the ‘Domestic Church’...

Full texts of Readers Services for suite of Divine Services of Holy Friday, including the Royal Hours, the Vespers with ...
At-Home Texts for Holy Thursday - the Mystical Supper and Washing of Feet, and the Twelve Passion Gospels: Resources for Praying in the 'Domestic Church' During Holy Week  | Тексты для домашнего совершения богослужений четверга Страстной недели

At-Home Texts for Holy Thursday – the Mystical Supper and Washing of Feet, and the Twelve Passion Gospels: Resources for Praying in the ‘D...

Full texts of Readers Services for suite of Divine Services of Holy Thursday, including the Typica for the Institution of ...
At-Home Texts for Monday-Wednesday of Holy Passion Week: Resources for Praying in the 'Domestic Church' During Holy Week | Тексты для домашнего совершения богослужений понедельника, вторника и среды святой недели

At-Home Texts for Monday-Wednesday of Holy Passion Week: Resources for Praying in the ‘Domestic Church’ During Holy Week | Тексты для дома...

Full texts of Readers Services for the Bridegroom Matins that are served on the evening of Sunday - Wednesday in ...
At-Home Texts for Palm Sunday: Resources for Praying in the 'Domestic Church' During Holy Week | Тексты для домашнего совершения праздника Входа Господня в Иерусалим

At-Home Texts for Palm Sunday: Resources for Praying in the ‘Domestic Church’ During Holy Week | Тексты для домашнего совершения праздника...

Full texts of Readers Services for the Sunday of the Entrance of the Lord into Jerusalem (Palm Sunday); for prayer ...
At-Home Texts for Lazarus Saturday: Resources for Praying in the 'Domestic Church' During Holy Week

At-Home Texts for Lazarus Saturday: Resources for Praying in the ‘Domestic Church’ During Holy Week

Full texts of Readers Services for the Saturday of Lazarus, by which we mark the transition from Great Lent into ...
Full Menaion for April Available in English and Church Slavonic | Миней на апрель доступно на английском и церковно-славянском

Full Menaion for April Available in English and Church Slavonic | Миней на апрель доступно на английском и церковно-славянском

Full daily hymns for the saints commemorated each day in April, in English and in Church Slavonic. | Церковные песни ...
Next Live-Streamed Lenten Talk With Bishop Irenei to Take Place This Friday, 10th April 2020: ‘Preparing for the Passion of Christ - Spiritual Discipline for Holy Week’, for the Benefit of Those Housebound on Account of the Current Epidemic

Next Live-Streamed Lenten Talk With Bishop Irenei to Take Place This Friday, 10th April 2020: ‘Preparing for the Passion of Christ – Spiritual D...

The sixth live-streamed Lenten talk for those housebound during the coronavirus epidemic. Friday’s talk will focus on the preparation for ...
The Annunciation of the Theotokos is Prayerfully Marked in the Parishes of the Diocese

The Annunciation of the Theotokos is Prayerfully Marked in the Parishes of the Diocese

Despite the impossibility of public services in most of our Diocesan territory at this moment, the Feast of the Annunciation ...
Fifth Sunday of Great Lent - St Mary of Egypt: Materials for Prayer at Home in Cases Where Church Attendance is Not Possible Due to the Coronavirus, and Instructions to Receive Holy Communion | Четвертое воскресенье Великого поста – преп. Марии Египетской: богослужебные тексты для домашней молитвы в случае, когда посещение храма невозможно из-за коронавируса, а также предписания для принятия Святого Причастия

Fifth Sunday of Great Lent – St Mary of Egypt: Materials for Prayer at Home in Cases Where Church Attendance is Not Possible Due to the Coronavi...

For those who cannot be in a church this Sunday, we provide the texts of the prayers and hymns for ...
Appeal of the First Hierarch to the God-Loving Flock, in Connection with the Coronavirus Pandemic | Обращение Первоиерарха к Боголюбивой пастве в связи с пандемией коронавирусной инфекции | Appel du premier hiérarque au troupeau de Dieu au sujet de la pandémie de coronavirus

Appeal of the First Hierarch to the God-Loving Flock, in Connection with the Coronavirus Pandemic | Обращение Первоиерарха к Боголюбивой пастве в связ...

The First Hierarch of the Church Abroad calls on all clergy and faithful to humble themselves, obey the hierarchy and ...
Fifth Live-Stream Lenten Spiritual Talk with Bishop Irenei Tonight: ‘The Work of Repentance - Lessons from the Life of St Mary of Egypt for Day to Day Life’, for the Benefit of Those Housebound on Account of the Current Epidemic

Fifth Live-Stream Lenten Spiritual Talk with Bishop Irenei Tonight: ‘The Work of Repentance – Lessons from the Life of St Mary of Egypt for Day ...

The fifth live-streamed Lenten talk for those housebound during the coronavirus epidemic. Tonight's talk will draw from the recently-read Life ...
Friday Evening of the Fifth Week of Great Lent - The Akathist Hymn to the Theotokos: Materials for Prayer at Home in Cases Where Church Attendance is Not Possible Due to the Coronavirus | Пятница пятой недели Великого поста – Акафист пресвятой Богородицы: тексты в случае, когда посещение храма невозможно из-за коронавируса

Friday Evening of the Fifth Week of Great Lent – The Akathist Hymn to the Theotokos: Materials for Prayer at Home in Cases Where Church Attendan...

For those who cannot be in a church this evening, we provide the texts of the prayers and hymns (including ...
Wednesday Evening of the Fifth Week of Great Lent - The Great Canon of St Andrew: Materials for Prayer at Home in Cases Where Church Attendance is Not Possible Due to the Coronavirus | Среда пятой недели Великого поста – Великий канон и жития преп. Марии Египетской: тексты в случае, когда посещение храма невозможно из-за коронавируса

Wednesday Evening of the Fifth Week of Great Lent – The Great Canon of St Andrew: Materials for Prayer at Home in Cases Where Church Attendance ...

For those who cannot be in a church this evening, we provide the texts of the prayers and hymns (including ...
Fourth Live-Stream Lenten Spiritual Talk with Bishop Irenei Tonight: ‘How to Quiet the Mind: Practicing the Discernment of Thoughts’, for the Benefit of Those Housebound on Account of the Current Epidemic

Fourth Live-Stream Lenten Spiritual Talk with Bishop Irenei Tonight: ‘How to Quiet the Mind: Practicing the Discernment of Thoughts’, for the Benefit ...

The fourth live-streamed Lenten talk for those housebound during the coronavirus epidemic. Tonight's talk will address the themes of the ...
Fourth Sunday of Great Lent - St John of the Ladder: Materials for Prayer at Home in Cases Where Church Attendance is Not Possible Due to the Coronavirus, and Instructions to Receive Holy Communion

Fourth Sunday of Great Lent – St John of the Ladder: Materials for Prayer at Home in Cases Where Church Attendance is Not Possible Due to the Co...

For those who cannot be in a church this Sunday, we provide the texts of the prayers and hymns for ...
Third Live-Stream Lenten Spiritual Talk with Bishop Irenei Tonight: ‘Overcoming Judgement - How to Love One’s Neighbour’, for the Benefit of Those Housebound on Account of the Current Epidemic

Third Live-Stream Lenten Spiritual Talk with Bishop Irenei Tonight: ‘Overcoming Judgement – How to Love One’s Neighbour’, for the Benefit of Tho...

The third live-streamed Lenten talk for those housebound during the coronavirus epidemic. Tonight's talk will address the these of judgement, ...
Second Live-Stream Lenten Spiritual Talk with Bishop Irenei Tonight, for the Benefit of Those Housebound on Account of the Current Epidemic

Second Live-Stream Lenten Spiritual Talk with Bishop Irenei Tonight, for the Benefit of Those Housebound on Account of the Current Epidemic

The second live-streamed Lenten talk for those housebound during the coronavirus epidemic. Tonight's theme: 'The Foundations of Prayer: Prayer of ...
Third Sunday of Great Lent: Materials for Prayer at Home in Cases Where Church Attendance is Not Possible Due to the Coronavirus, and Instructions to Receive Holy Communion

Third Sunday of Great Lent: Materials for Prayer at Home in Cases Where Church Attendance is Not Possible Due to the Coronavirus, and Instructions to ...

For those who cannot be in a church this Sunday, we provide the texts of the prayers and hymns for ...
Diocese to Live Stream a Series of Lenten Spiritual Talks with Bishop Irenei, for the Benefit of Those Housebound on Account of the Current Epidemic

Diocese to Live Stream a Series of Lenten Spiritual Talks with Bishop Irenei, for the Benefit of Those Housebound on Account of the Current Epidemic

In order to provide nourishment for those at home in the present period, and a discussion of spiritual matters, a ...
More Spiritual Reading for Lent: Sayings of Abba Macarius the Great

More Spiritual Reading for Lent: Sayings of Abba Macarius the Great

More spiritual reading for those housebound this Lent as the world responds to the epidemic, providing food for spiritual growth ...
Spiritual Reading for the Present Lent: Selected Sayings from the Desert Fathers

Spiritual Reading for the Present Lent: Selected Sayings from the Desert Fathers

At the present time with many increasingly housebound, we provide spiritual reading to make of this a fruitful spiritual season ...
Неделя Торжества Православия в Женеве | The Triumph of Orthodoxy is Celebrated in Geneva | Le Triomphe de l'orthodoxie est célébré à Genève

Неделя Торжества Православия в Женеве | The Triumph of Orthodoxy is Celebrated in Geneva | Le Triomphe de l’orthodoxie est célébré à Genève

A brief photo report on the festive celebration of the Sunday of the Triumph of Orthodoxy in Geneva ...
Notice Regarding Ongoing Provision of Divine Services in Light of Various Government Restrictions on Group Gatherings | Уведомление о богослужениях в свете различных государственных ограничений

Notice Regarding Ongoing Provision of Divine Services in Light of Various Government Restrictions on Group Gatherings | Уведомление о богослужениях в ...

Details on the manner of continuation of the Divine Services and the reception of the Holy Mysteries in regions where ...
The First Patronal Feastday of the Mission Parish of St Chad in Telford, England, is Celebrated

The First Patronal Feastday of the Mission Parish of St Chad in Telford, England, is Celebrated

Bishop Irenei celebrated the first feastday of St Chad of Lichfield in the Diocese's newest parish, near the English border ...
Holy Unction and Divine Liturgy Served at St Elisabeth Parish in Wallasey, England

Holy Unction and Divine Liturgy Served at St Elisabeth Parish in Wallasey, England

The lenten service of anointing and healing was served in the north of England ...
The Song of a Repentant Heart: The Great Canon of St Andrew of Crete

The Song of a Repentant Heart: The Great Canon of St Andrew of Crete

Full text of a talk delivered in 2017 by Bishop Irenei on the history, liturgical use, and ascetical significance of ...
Sermon for the Sunday of Adam and Eve (Forgiveness Sunday) | Проповедь в воскресенье Адама и Евы (прощеное воскресенье)

Sermon for the Sunday of Adam and Eve (Forgiveness Sunday) | Проповедь в воскресенье Адама и Евы (прощеное воскресенье)

Bishop Irenei's homily for the Sunday of the Expulsion of Adam and Eve from Paradise, and the beginning of Great ...
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 ...
Annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to St Albans to take place on Saturday 9th May 2020

Annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to St Albans to take place on Saturday 9th May 2020

Advance announcement of the Diocese's annual pilgrimage to the relics of St Alban, which will take place this year with ...
Interview with Bishop Irenei About Today’s Meeting of Primates in Amman

Interview with Bishop Irenei About Today’s Meeting of Primates in Amman

Bishop Irenei responds to questions about the meeting of primates in Amman ...
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 ...
‘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 ...
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 ...
Test Handbook Post

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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

(Если на мобильном устройстве или на маленьком экране, прокрутите вниз, и вы найдете русскую версию под английской.)Русский:  08.09.2019. ЛИОН. Епископ ...
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 ...

The Diocese Urges Support for Holy Trinity Seminary, Jordanville

Our seminary at Jordanville is launching a further appeal for funds to support more students this year.The goal this year ...
A Diocesan Parishioner Demonstrates an Idea for Raising Funds - From The Fund for Assistance

A Diocesan Parishioner Demonstrates an Idea for Raising Funds – From The Fund for Assistance

The Fund for Assistance, which helps our clergy, monasteries and causes throughout the world in places like Pakistan, Haiti and ...
'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 Feast of the Mother of God 'Joy of All Who Sorrow' Celebrated in Mettingham, England

The Feast of the Mother of God ‘Joy of All Who Sorrow’ Celebrated in Mettingham, England

On Tuesday 24th October / 6th November, the Parish of the Icon of the Mother of God, 'Joy of All ...
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 ...
A Conference on Tsar St Nicholas II Will Be Held in Colchester, 27th October 2018

A Conference on Tsar St Nicholas II Will Be Held in Colchester, 27th October 2018

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the birth, and the 100th anniversary of the death and martyrdom of Tsar ...
'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 ...
Bishop Irenei greets Primate of the Orthodox Church in America in California

Bishop Irenei greets Primate of the Orthodox Church in America in California

His Grace Bishop Irenei of Richmond and Western Europe, presently in California, received The Most Blessed Tikhon, Archbishop of Washington, ...
Practical Guidance on Relations with the Church of Constantinople - A Word From the Bishop

Practical Guidance on Relations with the Church of Constantinople – A Word From the Bishop

Explanatory comments from Bishop Irenei regarding the present state of canonical problems relating to the Patriarchate of Constantinople ...
Statement of the Synod of Bishops on the Severance of Communion with the Church of Constantinople | Заявление Архиерейского Синода Русской Православной Церкви Заграницей

Statement of the Synod of Bishops on the Severance of Communion with the Church of Constantinople | Заявление Архиерейского Синода Русской Православно...

Statement of the Holy Synod of Bishops relating to the inability for communion to be maintained with the Patriarchate of ...
Archpriest Adrian Echevarria is Elected as Vicar Bishop for Western Europe

Archpriest Adrian Echevarria is Elected as Vicar Bishop for Western Europe

His Grace Bishop Irenei has written to all clergymen of Great Britain and Western Europe, informing them of the joyful ...
The Great Consecration of the London Cathedral Takes Place on the Patronal Feastday of the Nativity of the Mother of God

The Great Consecration of the London Cathedral Takes Place on the Patronal Feastday of the Nativity of the Mother of God

The Feast of the Nativity of the Mother of God was celebrated on 8th / 21st September 2018 for the ...
Report of the Holy Synod's meeting in London is Published - Bishop Irenei Named Ruling Bishop of Great Britain and Western Europe

Report of the Holy Synod’s meeting in London is Published – Bishop Irenei Named Ruling Bishop of Great Britain and Western Europe

FROM THE WEBSITE OF THE HOLY SYNOD: A regular session of the Holy Synod of Bishops coincides with the great ...
Bishop Irenei appointed as Ruling Bishop of Great Britain and Western Europe: New Commemorations Provided

Bishop Irenei appointed as Ruling Bishop of Great Britain and Western Europe: New Commemorations Provided

By the decision of the Holy Sobor of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, as of 7th ...
A New Reader is Tonsured for the London Cathedral in the Days Prior to its Consecration

A New Reader is Tonsured for the London Cathedral in the Days Prior to its Consecration

George Sultan was tonsured as a Reader for the Cathedral Parish at the Hierarchal Liturgy on Sunday 16th September ...
On the Altar Feast of the Wallasey Parish, 22nd July 2018, a Reader is Tonsured

On the Altar Feast of the Wallasey Parish, 22nd July 2018, a Reader is Tonsured

Reader Nicholas is tonsured in the Wallasey parish of St Elisabeth during the Hierarchical visit ...
Altar Feast of the Cheltenham Parish Celebrated on 22nd July

Altar Feast of the Cheltenham Parish Celebrated on 22nd July

The Gloucestershire Community and Parish of the Holy Prince St Valdimir marked a double celebration on Sunday 9th / 22nd ...
A Memorial Cross to the Holy Royal Martyrs Erected in London in the Jubilee Year of Their Martyrdom

A Memorial Cross to the Holy Royal Martyrs Erected in London in the Jubilee Year of Their Martyrdom

On the day after the Feast of the Holy Apostles Sts Peter and Paul, a new memorial Cross to the ...
Bishop Irenei Visits the Isle of Wight

Bishop Irenei Visits the Isle of Wight

Bishop Irenei visits Isle of Wight in conjunction with the centenary celebrations of the Holy Royal Martyrs ...
A Grand Celebration of the Holy Royal Martyrs to Take Place on the Isle of Wight

A Grand Celebration of the Holy Royal Martyrs to Take Place on the Isle of Wight

From 6th-8th July 2018, a grand ecclesial and civic celebration will take place in in East Cowes on the Isle ...
Ascension is Celebrated in London, and the Diocese Celebrates the Ordination of a New Deacon

Ascension is Celebrated in London, and the Diocese Celebrates the Ordination of a New Deacon

On the Feast of the Ascension, 4th / 17th May 2018, Mark Tattum-Smith was ordained to the Holy Diaconate at ...
Bishop Irenei visits Bishop Matthew of Sourozh

Bishop Irenei visits Bishop Matthew of Sourozh

On Tuesday 2nd / 15th May 2018, His Grace Bishop Irenei of Sacramento, Administrator of the Diocese of Great Britain ...
Bishop Irenei Celebrates the Sunday of the Blind Man in Colchester

Bishop Irenei Celebrates the Sunday of the Blind Man in Colchester

On Sunday 30th April / 13th May 2018, the final Sunday of Pascha — dedicated to the man born blind ...
The First Hierarchical Liturgy is Celebrated in Norwich

The First Hierarchical Liturgy is Celebrated in Norwich

On 29th April / 12th May 2018, the St Alexander Nevsky Parish in Norwich celebrated the Hierarchical Liturgy for the ...
The Cheltenham Parish Gathers for the 'Day of Victory' and a Spiritual Talk

The Cheltenham Parish Gathers for the ‘Day of Victory’ and a Spiritual Talk

Bishop Irenei visits the St Vladimir Parish in Cheltenham, England, serving the Akathist and giving a spiritual talk ...
Spiritual talks to be Led by Bishop Irenei in London, Cheltenham and Colchester in May 2018

Spiritual talks to be Led by Bishop Irenei in London, Cheltenham and Colchester in May 2018

A schedule of Bishop Irenei's spiritual talks at various locations in the British isles throughout May 2018 ...
The British Diocese Congratulates the First Hierarch on the 10th Anniversary of his Enthronement

The British Diocese Congratulates the First Hierarch on the 10th Anniversary of his Enthronement

On Sunday, 16th / 29th April 2018, the Fourth Sunday of Holy Pascha, our Diocese of Great Britain and Ireland ...
Orthodox Participation in the March for Life (UK): A Call for Action

Orthodox Participation in the March for Life (UK): A Call for Action

Diocesan faithful are encouraged to take part in this year's annual event in support of the sanctity of life ...
A Youth Pilgrimage to Russia is Announced for July 2018

A Youth Pilgrimage to Russia is Announced for July 2018

A first youth pilgrimage is organised by the youth society of the London Cathedral ...
A Liturgical Workshop for Clergy and Servers in Great Britain and Ireland Takes Place in London

A Liturgical Workshop for Clergy and Servers in Great Britain and Ireland Takes Place in London

A day-long workshop on liturgical practices and customs was held in the London cathedral ...
A Spiritual Talk on the Jesus Prayer in Wallasey, 23rd January 2018

A Spiritual Talk on the Jesus Prayer in Wallasey, 23rd January 2018

A talk on the practical use of the Jesus Prayer for faithful Christians will take place in northern England ...
Pilgrimage to Shrine of St Werburgh, 22nd January 2018

Pilgrimage to Shrine of St Werburgh, 22nd January 2018

Bishop Irenei will lead a pilgrimage in the north of England, to Holy Well and the shrine of St Werburgh ...
London Cathedral and Wallasey Parish Bless Nearby Rivers for Theophany - Photo report

London Cathedral and Wallasey Parish Bless Nearby Rivers for Theophany – Photo report

In the bright days of Theophany, the Thames and Mersey were blessed by clergy and parishioners of London and Liverpool ...
Q-and-A on the Nature of Mission and Russian Orthodoxy in Wales, 20th January 2018 in Cardiff

Q-and-A on the Nature of Mission and Russian Orthodoxy in Wales, 20th January 2018 in Cardiff

Following the first Hierarchical Liturgy at the Cardiff parish's new location, a special discussion on mission in Wales and the ...
Spiritual talks with Bishop Irenei in London Throughout January-February 2018

Spiritual talks with Bishop Irenei in London Throughout January-February 2018

There will be a series of talks with Bishop Irenei in the London Cathedral during his January-February visit ...
Bishop Irenei Chairs a Meeting of the Cathedral Parish Council in London

Bishop Irenei Chairs a Meeting of the Cathedral Parish Council in London

At the beginning of his Archpastoral visit to Great Britain for January and February, Bishop Irenei chairs a regular meeting ...
Kazan Parish, Cardiff, Celebrates the Nativity of Christ in its New Location

Kazan Parish, Cardiff, Celebrates the Nativity of Christ in its New Location

Having recently moved to its new location, the rapidly growing mission parish in Cardiff celebrates Nativity for the first time ...
The Diocese of Great Britain and Ireland Congratulates the Diocese of Sourozh (MP) on its 55th Anniversary

The Diocese of Great Britain and Ireland Congratulates the Diocese of Sourozh (MP) on its 55th Anniversary

Archpriest Paul Elliott, Chancellor of the Diocese, represented Bishop Irenei at the Clergy Conference and festal services of St Nicholas ...
A Concert in Aid of the Fund for Assistance's Work in Haiti is Held at St Elisabeth Parish in Wallasey

A Concert in Aid of the Fund for Assistance’s Work in Haiti is Held at St Elisabeth Parish in Wallasey

Elisabeth Elliott organised a concert in aid of the Fund for Assistance in St Elisabeth's Parish, Wallasey ...
Schema-Archdeacon Amvrosiy (Taratuchin) reposes in the Lord

Schema-Archdeacon Amvrosiy (Taratuchin) reposes in the Lord

A spiritual son of Bishop Irenei, who in earlier life lived in the territory of the British Diocese, and departed ...
Bishop Irenei Speaks on Russian Orthodox Synodality, and Attends the Council of Bishops

Bishop Irenei Speaks on Russian Orthodox Synodality, and Attends the Council of Bishops

Bishop Irenei delivers a keynote lecture on Orthodox Synodality in Fribourg, and attends the Council of Bishops in Moscow ...
Bishop Irenei Greets the Faithful On The Anniversary of His Consecration

Bishop Irenei Greets the Faithful On The Anniversary of His Consecration

On the anniversary of his consecration to the episcopacy, Bishop Irenei of Sacramento greets the faithful of Britain and Ireland ...
The Icon of the Placing of the Robe and Belt of the Theotokos to visit the British Diocese

The Icon of the Placing of the Robe and Belt of the Theotokos to visit the British Diocese

A revered icon containing a portion of the belt of the Mother of God will be visiting London and East ...
Statement from the Chancellor on the Appointment of Bishop Irenei as Diocesan Administrator

Statement from the Chancellor on the Appointment of Bishop Irenei as Diocesan Administrator

Details on the Synod's appointment of Bishop Irenei of Sacramento as Administrator for Great Britain and Ireland, with details on ...
First Diocesan Pilgrimage to St Albans, May 2017

First Diocesan Pilgrimage to St Albans, May 2017

On Saturday 13th May 2017, the Diocese rekindled a long-absent tradition and held a Diocesan Pilgrimage to St Albans, outside ...
First Visit of the Myrrh-Streaming 'Hawaiian Icon' of the Theotokos to the Territory of the Diocese

First Visit of the Myrrh-Streaming ‘Hawaiian Icon’ of the Theotokos to the Territory of the Diocese

Photo report of the first visit of the myrrh-streaming 'Hawaiian' icon of the Theotokos to the territory of the British ...
Metropolitan Hilarion Visited the Diocese in March 2017

Metropolitan Hilarion Visited the Diocese in March 2017

A brief report of the Metropolitan's visit to the Diocese in March 2017 ...
Report of the January 2017 Visit of Metropolitan Hilarion to the Diocese of Great Britain and Ireland

Report of the January 2017 Visit of Metropolitan Hilarion to the Diocese of Great Britain and Ireland

A brief report of the Metropolitan's first visit as Ruling Bishop of the Diocese of Great Britain and Ireland ...
Metropolitan Hilarion Ordains Monk Mark (Underwood) to the Holy Priesthood

Metropolitan Hilarion Ordains Monk Mark (Underwood) to the Holy Priesthood

During an Archpastoral visit to St Elisabeth's parish, Wallasey, Metropolitan Hilarion ordains a new Hieromonk for the Diocese ...
Metropolitan Hilarion to visit the United Kingdom in January 2017

Metropolitan Hilarion to visit the United Kingdom in January 2017

Itinerary of the First Hierarch's forthcoming first visit as Ruling Bishop of Great Britain and Ireland ...
40th Anniversary of the Repose of Archbishop Nikodim of Richmond and Great Britain

40th Anniversary of the Repose of Archbishop Nikodim of Richmond and Great Britain

The Diocese marks the fortieth anniversary of the repose of Archbishop Nikodim ...
'White Flower Day' in Honour of St Elizabeth, 2016

‘White Flower Day’ in Honour of St Elizabeth, 2016

The Diocese rekindles a tradition originating with St Elisabeth, to dedicate 22nd May to those in need ...
Paschal Epistle of Archbishop Mark of Berlin, Germany and Great Britain, 2016

Paschal Epistle of Archbishop Mark of Berlin, Germany and Great Britain, 2016

Archbishop Mark greets the faithful with the Resurrection of Christ, 2016 ...
Priest Elias Reposes in the Lord

Priest Elias Reposes in the Lord

A beloved Priest serving the Diocese's parishes in East Anglia reposes in the Lord forty days after his Matushka ...
The 35th Anniversary of Archbishop Mark's Episcopal Consecration is Marked in the London Cathedral

The 35th Anniversary of Archbishop Mark’s Episcopal Consecration is Marked in the London Cathedral

The Cathedral in London joyfully congratulates Archbishop Mark on his 35 years as Bishop ...
A Pannikhida is Served at the Grave of Mitred Archpriest Eugene Smirnoff, the Last Priest of the Russian Imperial Embassy in London

A Pannikhida is Served at the Grave of Mitred Archpriest Eugene Smirnoff, the Last Priest of the Russian Imperial Embassy in London

A memorial is served at the grave of the last chaplain of the Russian Imperial Embassy in London, who served ...
Bishop Constantine's Grave Blessed in Jordanville

Bishop Constantine’s Grave Blessed in Jordanville

A new headstone is blessed over the grave of Bishop Constantine of Richmond and Great Britain ...
Archbishop Mark, Ruling Bishop of Great Britain, Awarded on the 35th Anniversary of His Consecration as Bishop

Archbishop Mark, Ruling Bishop of Great Britain, Awarded on the 35th Anniversary of His Consecration as Bishop

Archbishop Mark is awarded the Medal of the Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God “of the Sign,” First Degree ...
'If Only We Would Take Seriously Our Spiritual Lives, We Would All Be Saints': A Conversation with Archimandrite Irenei (Part 2)

‘If Only We Would Take Seriously Our Spiritual Lives, We Would All Be Saints’: A Conversation with Archimandrite Irenei (Part 2)

While visiting Moscow during the month of June 2015, then-Archimandrite Irenei (now Bishop Irenei of London and Western Europe), visited ...
'The Only Voice With Which Any Orthodox Christian is Entitled to Speak is the Voice of the Church': A Conversation with Archimandrite Irenei (Part 1)

‘The Only Voice With Which Any Orthodox Christian is Entitled to Speak is the Voice of the Church’: A Conversation with Archimandrite Iren...

While visiting Moscow during the month of June 2015, then-Archimandrite Irenei (now Bishop Irenei of London and Western Europe), visited ...