Category Archives: British Saints

Saint Edmund the Martyr

Feast day 20 November. Vespers for the feast of the saint on Friday 19 November at 7.00pm. Of his life little is known. In the year 869 the Danes, who had been wintering at York, marched through Mercia into East Anglia and

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The Abbesses’ Way

On Sunday the Akolouthos (secondary school age children) of the Varangian Guard walked from our church to Shrewsbury Abbey. Our church was once owned by Saint Milburga‘s priory in Much Wenlock and the relics of Saint Winifred were translated to

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Pilgrimage to shrine of Saint Melangell

On Thursday 27 May we celebrate the feast of Saint Melangell a saint much loved and revered by our community. We will be celebrating the feast with Matins at 8.00am followed by Divine Liturgy at 9.00am at the Church of

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To showcase our local saints

Celebrating our local saints

If we believe that Orthodoxy today is truly the successor to the Church founded by the Apostles in the first centuries of the Church, then – like the first apostles, we have a duty to ‘ go .. into all

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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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Milburga

Milburga, Saint of Wenlock

On Tuesday 23 February we commemorate our venerable mother, Milburga, princess and abbess of #MuchWenlock. We celebrated the Divine Liturgy for the feast. Saint Milburga is one of the patrons of our community along with the Holy Fathers of Nicaea

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