Monthly Archives: March 2021

Weekly Bulletin | 21 to 28 March

Schedule of Services The schedule of services for this week is available on our calendar. The New Testament readings and sermon for the Sunday of the Prodigal Son are available on the archdiocese website. We will continue to broadcast our services live

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Icon with relics of venerable Fathers of the Kiev Caves

While in Ukraine in October 2018, Fr Stephen met and concelebrated the Liturgy with Archbishop Jonah Cherepenov of Obukhov, the Abbot of the Trinity Ioninsky Monas-tery, Kiev. Archbishop Jonah generously presented Fr Stephen with six relics from incorrupt saints of

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St. Cuthbert Wonderworker of Britain

If I were to say to you that you are not a human (ἄνθρωπος), you might take it as an insult. I will say it, nevertheless. We are not humans, neither you nor I; we are merely in the process

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Feast of Saint Alkmund of Derby

Today we commemorate Saint Alchmund of Derby. Saint Alchmund’s church in Shrewsbury is dedicated to the saint possibly because his relics were brought here by Queen Aethelflaed’s to save them from the invading Danes. Continue reading

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Weekly Bulletin | 14 March to 20 March

Preparation for Great Lent On the Friday before we start the time of the Triodion and the preparation for Great Lent the Fathers have set us to read the beginning of the second letter of St Peter: “ His divine

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Update on painting of roundels

A selection of photographs showing update on progress on the roundels on the North and South walls of the church. Continue reading

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Archbishop’s Encyclical for the beginning of the Holy & Great Lent 2021

Message of His Eminence Archbishop Nikitas of Thyateira & Great Britain for the beginning of the Holy and Great Lent My son, deprive not the poor of his living,and do not keep needy eyes waiting.Do not grieve the one who

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What Do We Really Believe?

Father Stephen’s weekly Zoom meetings help us to really think about what we believe. They are challenging and stimulating. Often, we literally ‘Zoom in’ on knotty problems in our faith. In this day and age, it is essential that every Orthodox Christian can explain, or in some other way, demonstrate the truth of what we believe. The world today is a market place of beliefs and faiths, whether that faith is in a Muslim or Christian God, or in science. Continue reading

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Trailer for “Man of God” released

Exiled unjustly, convicted without trial, slandered without cause. Man of God depicts the trials and tribulations of Saint Nektarios of Aegina, as he bears the unjust hatred of his enemies while preaching the Word of God. Continue reading

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First episcopal ordination for 25 years in Archdiocese

With great joy and liturgical grandeur the ordination of Bishop Raphael of Ilion took place at the Church of St Panteleimon and St Paraskevi in Harrow, North-West London, on the feast of the Forty-Martyrs of Sebaste. It was the first

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