Saturday
Jun122010

Archbishop Elisey took part in the Annual Meeting of the IOCS

On Saturday, 12th June, Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh took part in the Annual Meeting of the Cambridge Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies.

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Friday
Jun112010

Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh took part in the Reception at the Russian Embassy dedicated to the Day of Russia  

On Friday, 11th June, Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh took part in the festive Reception at the Embassy of Russian Federation in Great Britain dedicated to the celebration of the Day of Russia.

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Sunday
Jun062010

Annual Conference of the Russian Orthodox Church in Great Britain and Ireland

The Conference took place on June 4th - 6th at the Wycliffe Conference Centre near High Wycombe on the theme: 'Marriage, Monasticism and the Single Life'.

See the Conference website www.sourozh-conference.org

Monday
May312010

Archbishop Elisey took part in a session of the Holy Synod

On Monday, 31 May, Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh took part in a session of the Holy Synod held in the historical building of the Holy Synod in Saint Petersburg.

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Sunday
May302010

Concelebration of the Primates of the Russian and Constantinopolitan Churches in Saint Petersburg

On 30 May, Sunday of All Saints, Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh, as a temporary member of the Holy Synod, took part in the Divine Liturgy celebrated by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople in the St. Isaac Cathedral in Saint Petersburg.

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Saturday
May292010

Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh arrived in Saint Petersburg

Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh took part in the visit of His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople to Saint Petersburg.

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Sunday
May232010

On the Holy Trinity Day, Archbishop Anatoly of Kerch, Suffragan Bishop of the Diocese of Sourozh, was awarded the order of Saint Andrei Rublev, second class

On Sunday, 23 May, the Holy Trinity Day, the festive Divine Liturgy was celebrated at the London Dormition Cathedral followed by Vespers with kneeling prayers. After the service, Archbishop Anatoly of Kerch, Suffragan Bishop of the Diocese of Sourozh, was awarded the order of Saint Andrei Rublev, second class.

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Tuesday
May182010

Festive Matins in the presence of the Turin Shroud

On Monday, 17 May, Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh took part in a festive service in the Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist in Turin where the Holy Shroud was opened for vereration.

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Sunday
May162010

Episcopal service in the joint Orthodox parish in Durham

On Sunday, 16 May, Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh together with the Rector of the parish Priest Andrew Louth, cleric of the Diocese of Sourozh and professor of of the University of Durham, Hieromonch Serafim (Aldea), cleric of the Romanian Church, and Protodeacon Dimitry Nedostupenko celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the Parish of Saint Cuthbert and Saint Bede in Durham.

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Friday
May142010

A new Parish dedicated to Holy Great Martyr George Victory-bearer was opened in Newcastle

On Saturday, 14 May, Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh celebrated a Divine Liturgy in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

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Sunday
May092010

Church events in honour of the Victory Day took place in London

On 9 May, the day of the celebration of the 65th anniversary of the Great Victory in the World War II, a special thanksgiving Moleben blessed by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and a Memorial Service for the departed warriors and those who suffered for the Faith and Mortherland took place after the festive Divine Liturgy in the London Dormition Cathedral.

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Saturday
May082010

A meeting of the pupils of the Parish School with those who witnessed the Great Patriotic War took place at the London Dormition Cathedral

On Saturday, 8 of May, a meeting of the pupils of the Parish School with the parishioners who remembered the horrors of World War II took place in the London Dormition Cathedral.

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Thursday
May062010

Archbishop Anatoliy of Kerch celebrated his Name's Day

On 6 May, the feast of the Holy Great Martyr George the Victory-bearer, the Holy Martyr Anatoly and the Holy Martyr Empress Alexandra, Archbishop Anatoly of Kerch, Suffragan Bishop of Diocese of Sourozh, celebrated his Name’s Day.

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Sunday
May022010

Archbishop Elisey celebrated the first Liturgy in Newton Abbot

On Sunday, 2 May, Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh celebrated the first Holy Liturgy in the newly established Parish in honour of St Elisabeth and St Barbara the New Martyrs in Newton Abbot.

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Tuesday
Apr272010

An exhibition of Estonian Orthodox Icons opened in London

On 27 April, an exhibition of Estonian Orthodox Icons was opened in London Pushkin House by Bishop Lazar of Narva, who arrived in the UK on that occasion.

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Sunday
Apr252010

Bishop Lazar of Narva visited the London Dormition Cathedral

On Sunday, 25 April, Bishop Lazar of Narva visited the London Dormition Cathedral. The previous night Bishop Lazar arrived to London to take part in the opening of the exhibition of estonian icons which will take place at Pushkin House on 27 April.

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Saturday
Apr102010

On Bright Saturday, Archbishop Elisey celebrated the Divine Liturgy in Glasgow

On Bright Saturday, 10 April, Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh made an archpastoral visit to the parish of Saint Kentigern in Glasgow. Vladyka celebrated the Divine Liturgy, together with Archpriest Gennadiy Andreev, Rector of the parish, Protodeacon Dimitry Nedostupenko, clergyman of the London Dormition Cathedral, and some of the clergy of the Glasgow parishes of the Constantinopolitan and Romanian Patriarchates.

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Friday
Apr092010

On Bright Friday, Archbishop Elisey greeted the parish of the Mother of God’s icon «The Life-giving Spring» with the patronal festival

On 9 April, the Fiest of the Mother of God’s icon «The Lifegiving Spring», Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh made an archpastoral visit to Walsingham, Norfolk, where he celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Pan-Orthodox Chapel of the Lifegiving Spring together with Archpriest Phillip Steer, Rector of the parish, and Protodeacon Dimitry Nedostupenko, clergyman of the London Dormition Cathedral.

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Thursday
Apr082010

On Bright Thursday, Archbishop Elisey made his first archpastoral visit to Kingston-upon-Hull

On Bright Thursday, 8 April, Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh made his first archpastoral visit to the emerging community in Kingston-upon-Hull, dedicated to the the Nativity of Christ.

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Monday
Apr052010

Paschal Reception took place at the Dormition Cathedral on Bright Monday

On Bright Monday, 5 April, Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh celebrated the Paschal Matins together with some of the clergy of the Diocese of Sourozh.

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