Tuesday
Nov032015

PILGRIMAGE TO JERUSALEM 3-10/11/2015

With the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh, a pilgrimage to the Holy Land will be organised from 3 to 10 November 2015.

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Saturday
Aug292015

Cathedral Newsletter resumes publication

With the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh, the monthly newsletter of the Cathedral of the Dormition and All Saints is being published again. The publication was established by the ever-memorable Metropolitan Anthony in the middle of the twentieth century. The renewed version will be a source of the latest parish news and information about significant events and also aims to address questions of interest to Orthodox Christians today.
Cathedral Newsletter is published in both Russian and English. The content of the two versions overlaps but is not identical. It is produced by a group of volunteers headed by Archpriest Joseph Skinner, Secretary of the Diocesan Department for Media and Publishing. Parishioners are welcome to send feedback to the email address given in the Newsletter.
The online version is available here.

 

Saturday
Aug082015

Metropolitan Anthony prayerfully remembered by the Diocese of Sourozh

On the 4th of August 2015, on the occasion of the 12th anniversary since the repose of ever-memorable Metropolitan Anthony, the founder of the Diocese of Sourozh, a memorial service was held at the grave of Vladyka Anthony at the Old Brompton cemetery in West London.

The service was headed by Archbishop Anatoly of Kerch, who served with Metropolitan Anthony for many years as his Assistant Bishop.  Clergy from the London Cathedral also took part in the remembrance service.  The panikhida was attended by a number of parishioners of the Diocese of Sourozh, many of whom knew Metropolitan Anthony personally, who gathered to pray for Vladyka Anthony.

Thursday
Jul162015

The Head of the Sourozh Diocese took part in the service commemorating 1000 years since the repose of St Vladimir, Equal-to-the-Apostles, in the Yekaterinburg Metropolia

The Head of the Sourozh Diocese participated in festivities held during 7-10 July 2015 in the Yekaterinburg Metropolia in commemoration of 1000 years since the repose of the Equal-to-the-Apostles Prince Vladimir.

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Wednesday
Jul082015

Archibishop Elisey's visit to Penza

Оn the 2nd of July 2015 on the Metropolitan of Penza and Nizhnylomovskogo Seraphim’s invitation Archbishop of Sourozh Elisey came to Penza to participate in the events dedicated to the memory day of Archbishop Seraphim of Penza and Kuznetsk (Tikhonov). 

 

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Wednesday
Jun102015

Annual conference of the Sourozh Diocese took place in Hertfordshire

The annual conference of the Diocese of Sourozh took place during 5-7 June 2015 in Hertfordshire.  The topic of this year’s conference was Mission of the Church today.  The work of the conference was headed by the Archbishop of Sourozh Elisey.  In his address to the participants of the conference, Vladyka highlighted the importance of developing missionary service in the present world. 

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Friday
Jun052015

The Miracle-working Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God to visit the Dormition Cathedral

On 21st June at 18:00 the Miracle-working ‘‘Kursk-Root’’ Icon of the Mother of God ‘‘of the Sign’’ will visit the Dormition Cathedral.

A Moleben with the Akathist to the Mother of God will be celebrated in front of the Miracle-working Image.

The Holy Icon will be at the Cathedral till 9 pm.


 

Monday
May042015

Britain’s Orthodox Bishops Concelebrated the Liturgy at the Dormition Cathedral of the Diocese of Sourozh and Issued a Statement on Persecution of Christians

On 25th April, at the invitation of His Eminence Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh, members of the Pan-Orthodox Episcopal Assembly of Britain and Ireland concelebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Dormition Cathedral of the Diocese of Sourozh in London’s Knightsbridge.

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Saturday
Apr252015

London Deputy Mayor visited London Cathedral

On 20 April, on the invitation of Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh, Deputy Mayor of London Victoria Borwick visited the London Cathedral of the Dormition of the Mother of God and All Saints. His Eminence showed the church to Lady Borwick and made her acquainted with finishing restoration works.

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Wednesday
Apr222015

Pan-Orthodox Hierarchical Liturgy

Members of the Pan-Orthodox Episcopal Assembly for Great Britain and Ireland, who will be attending a regular meeting of the Assembly, will concelebrate the Divine Liturgy at the London Cathedral of the Dormition, Ennismore Gardens, on Saturday, April 25th at 9.30am by invitation of His Eminence Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh.

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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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