Wednesday
Aug272014

PILGRIMAGE TO THE MONASTERY OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST IN ESSEX ON 24 SEPTEMBER 2014 

With the blessing of His Eminence Archbisop Elisey, on 24 September 2014, the day of memory of the Venerable Silouan of Mt Athos, spiritual father of Archimandrate Sophrony (Sakharov), founder of the monastery, there will be a pilgrimage to the Monastery of St. John the Baptist in Essex.

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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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Thursday
May292014

Archbishop Elisey met with Metropolitan Ignatios of the Antiochian Orthodox Church

On Thursday, May 29th, the feast of the Ascension of the Lord, Archbishop Elisey met with His Eminence, Metropolitan Ignatios of the Archdiocese of France, Western and Southern Europe, who is on a pastoral visit to the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of the British Isles and Ireland.

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Saturday
May242014

Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh and Archbishop Anatoly of Kerch took part in the festivities on the occasion of the Name Day of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill and the Day of Slavic Writing and Culture

On 24th May, the commemoration day of Ss Cyril and Methodius, Equal-to-the-Apostles (the Name Day of Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia) and the Day of Slavic Writing and Culture, Archbishop Elisey if Sourozh and Archbishop Anatoly of Kerch, Suffragan Bishop of the Diocese of Sourozh, took  part in the solemn celebration of the Divine Liturgy, presided by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill and His Holiness Patriarch Neophytos of Bulgaria at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow.

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Wednesday
May142014

Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh was the guest preacher at the annual View Day service at the Church of St Bartholemew the Great

On Wedsday 14th May, Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh was the guest preacher at the annual View Day service at the Church of St Bartholemew the Great in the City of London.

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Sunday
May112014

Archbishop Elisey visited  Ireland

On Saturday, 10th May, Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh made an archpastoral visit to the parish of St Patrick of Ireland in Waterford.

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Sunday
May042014

Archbishop Elisey celebrated the Divine Liturgy in St Nicholas parish in East London

On May 4th, the Sunday of the Myrrh-Bearing Women, Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the Moldavian-speaking parish of St Nicholas in East London.

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Sunday
Apr202014

The Paschal Services were celebrated at the London Dormition Cathedral

On the night of Holy Pascha, 19th to 20th Apil, Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh led the celebration of the Feast of the Resurrection of Christ.

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Saturday
Apr192014

PASCHAL MESSAGE by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia

Beloved in the Lord

Your Graces the archpastors,

all-honourable pastors and deacons,

God-loving monks and nuns,

dear brothers and sisters!

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Saturday
Apr192014

EASTER MESSAGE OF ARCHBISHOP ELISEY OF SOUROZH

EASTER MESSAGE 

OF   E L I S E Y

 ARCHBISHOP OF SOUROZH

TO THE PASTORS AND ALL FAITHFUL CHILDREN  

OF THE RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH 

IN GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND

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Friday
Apr182014

Timetable of Easter services at the Cathedral

Great Saturday   19th April

The services are celebrated in the small church

The small church is open from 9:00 till 22:00

9:15     Confession (in the library)

10:00   Hours. Vespers. Liturgy

  At Easter night and morning the services will be celebrated in the square in front of the Cathedral.

  22:00   Reading of the Acts of the Holy Apostles in the square.

 Glorious Resurrection of Christ   20th April

 00:00   Easter Procession,  Easter Matins, Divine Liturgy in the square.

10:00   Late Divine Liturgy in the square.

 Small church opens at 15.00

 18:00   Easter Vespers in the small church.

  The mystery of Confession will not be held during the Easter service. Those who confessed during the Great lent are blessed to take the Holy Communion. On Great Saturday 19th April, the Confession will be held in the library from 9:15 during the Liturgy and then in the course of the day in the small temple till 22:00.

      Blessing of the kulichs will be on Great Saturday

19th April - during the day, from 13:00 till 23:00, 
and also after the Easter Liturgy at about 3:00.

The kulichs may be bought at the Cathedral from 11th April.

Tuesday
Mar252014

Archbishop Elisey visited the Parish in Bradford

On 22nd March, feast of the Forty Martyrs of Sebaste, Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh visited the Parish of the Meeting of the Lord in Bradford and celebrated the Divine Liturgy together with the Rector, Archpriest Gennady Andreev, and Archdeacon Dmitry Nedostupenko.

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Sunday
Mar092014

Traditional Pan-Orthodox Vespers was celebrated in London

On 9th March, the Day of Orthodoxy, the traditional Pan-Orthodox Vespers was celebrated in London.

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