Wednesday
Apr152015

Pilgrimage to the St. Apostle Peter-on-the-Wall Church, Essex. 25 May 2015

On the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh, a pilgrimage is being organised to St. Apostle Peter-on-the-Wall Monastery Church near village Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex (VII century).

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Saturday
Apr112015

EASTER MESSAGE OF ARCHBISHOP ELISEY OF SOUROZH 

EASTER MESSAGE OF  

ARCHBISHOP ELISEY OF SOUROZH  

TO THE PASTORS AND ALL FAITHFUL CHILDREN  

OF THE RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH

IN GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND

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Monday
Apr062015

Timetable of Easter Services

Timetable of services on

Great Saturday 11th April and

Pascha of Christ 12th April 2015 

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Friday
Feb272015

The Annual Pan-Orthodox Vespers will take place on the Sunday of Orthodoxy

According to the long-established tradition, bishops, clergy and faithful from all Orthodox Churches represented in London will gather on the evening of the Sunday of Orthodoxy, which this year falls on the 1st of March, for common prayer and to celebrate our unity in the Orthodox Faith.

The Vespers will take place at 6 pm at the Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St Sava, by the kind invitation of His Grace Bishop Dositej of Great Britain and Scandinavia. His Eminence Archbishop Gregorios of Thyateira and Great Britain will preside and the guest preacher will be Hieromonk Nikolai (Sakharov) of the Monastery of St John the Baptist.

Thursday
Feb262015

SACRAMENT OF UNCTION

During Lent in the Dormition Cathedral the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick (Unction) will take place every week: 

1st week

Friday

27 February

Main Church

2nd week

Thursday

5 March

Small Church

3rd week

Thursday

12 March

Small Church

4th week

Thursday

19 March

Small Church

5th week

Thursday

26 March

Small Church

6th week

Thursday

2 April

Small Church

Holy Week

Great Wednesday

8 April

Main Church

 

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Tuesday
Jan062015

CHRISTMAS MESSAGE OF EL I S EY ARCHBISHOP OF SOUROZH

Dearly beloved in the Lord, honourable pastors

and God-loving laypeople,

dear brothers and sisters! 

I greet you most warmly with the great feast of the Nativity of Christ, the triumph of the uniting of Heaven and earth through the mysterious birth into the world of the God-child!

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Friday
Dec262014

The Festive Christmas Services on Tuesday, 6th January will be celebrated in the MAIN CHURCH of the Cathedral of the Dormition

VIGIL will begin at 9.00pm.

DIVINE LITURGY will begin at about 11.00pm.

Friday
Dec262014

The Small Consecration of the MAIN CHURCH of the Cathedral of the Dormition will take place on New Year's Eve

In connection with the completion of the first phase of repairs and the reconstruction of the altar, 

On the 31st of December at 5.00pm the newly built altar of the Main Church will be consecrated. 

On the 31st of December at 6.00pm a Moleben for the New Year will be served. 

At midnight the Divine Liturgy will be celebrated, beginning with the Hours at 11.30pm on 31st December.

Saturday
Dec202014

Diocesan Meeting meets in Manchester

On Saturday, Dec 20th, the annual Diocesan Meeting was held in Manchester at the Church of the Protecting Veil of the Mother of God.

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Tuesday
Dec092014

Representatives of the Diocese of Sourozh attended the First International Congress of Orthodox Youth in Moscow

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill addressed the audience about the importance of being grateful to God, leadership, youth work and searching for one’s other half.

On the 18th and 19th of November, 2014, a large-scale International Orthodox Youth Forum was held in Moscow. 10,000 delegates came from Russian Orthodox dioceses from all over the world, from Kazakhstan to Canada, Siberia to Ireland. The Diocese of Sourozh was represented by Archpriest Stephen Platt from Oxford, Anastasia Denisova from London and Ivan Kozodoev from Dublin.

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Wednesday
Sep032014

Christian Leaders in Great Britain discussed the plight of Christians in the Middle East

On 3rd September 2014, Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh took part in an unprecedented meeting of the leaders and representatives of the Christian Churches of Great Britain and the Churches of the Middle East.

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Thursday
Aug282014

Archbishop Elisey led festive celebrations on the Parish Patronal Festival of the London Dormition Cathedral

On 28 August, on the parish holy day of the Dormition of The Mother of God, the festive church service took place in the small church of the London Dormition Cathedral.

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Wednesday
Aug202014

The Cathedral bids farewell to Archpriest Maxim Mitrofanov

On Sunday 17th August, Archpriest Maxim Mitrofanov celebrated his last service as a priest of the London Cathedral.

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Monday
Aug042014

Panikhida was celebrated at the Brompton cemetery on the memorial day of Metropolitan Anthony (Bloom)

On 4th of August, the day of the 11th anniversary of the repose of ever-memorable Metropolitan Anthony (Bloom), founder of the Diocese of Sourozh, Archbishop Anatoly of Kerch, Suffragan Bishop of the diocese, celebrated a panikhida at the Old Brompton cemetery.

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Thursday
Jul242014

The funeral of Archpriest John Lee took place in London

The funeral of Archpriest John Lee, former Dean of the London Cathedral of the Dormition, took place  at St Andrew's, Holborn on Tuesday, 1st July.

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Sunday
Jun222014

A Conference, ‘Metropolitan Anthony: Pastor of the Church of Christ: in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of his birth’, took place near London

2014 is a jubilee year for the Diocese of Sourozh, which is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its founder, the ever-memorable Metropolitan Anthony (Bloom). One of the main events dedicated to the jubilee was the Annual Sourozh Diocesan Conference ‘Metropolitan Anthony: Pastor of the Church of Christ’, which took place on 20th - 22nd June in Hertfordshire near London.

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Thursday
Jun192014

Repose of Archpriest John Lee, former Dean of the London Cathedral

Archpriest John Lee, a close friend and disciple of the ever-memorable Metropolitan Anthony (Bloom), peacefully departed this life on the evening of 18th June.

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Thursday
Jun192014

The 100th Anniversary of the birth of Metropolitan Anthony was celebrated at the Cathedral of the Dormition in London

On 19th June, the 100th anniversary of the birth of the ever-memorable Metropolitan Anthony (Bloom), the Divine Liturgy was celebrated at theCathedral with the participation of a large number of the faithful.

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Wednesday
Jun112014

Archbishop Elisey attended a service dedicated to the Orthodox composer Sir John Tavener

On 11th June, Archbishop Elisey attended a service in Westminster Abbey, dedicated to the Orthodox British composer Sir John Tavener.

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Sunday
Jun082014

The Miracle-working ‘‘Kursk-Root’’ Icon of the Mother of God ‘‘of the Sign’’ visited the Dormition Cathedral

On 8th June, Feast of the Holy Trinity, the Miracle-working ‘‘Kursk-Root’’ Icon of the Mother of God ‘‘of the Sign’’ visited the Dormition Cathedral of the Diocese of Sourozh. 

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