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25th anniversary of ordination of Fr Pancratios

On 26 March Father Pancratios, priest in charge of the Church of Saint Barbara and Alban the Protomartyr of Britain (our mother community) celebrated the 25th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood! Axios!!! Congratulations!!!

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Fr Stephen’s reading List for Lent

Here are some texts / books you might like to read this Lent. It is not intended that you should read them all before Pascha, but try to read them one day. Continue reading

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Homily on the Annunciation by Saint Photios the Great

Gay is today’s festival, and splendid is the joy it conveys to the ends of the earth. The joy it yields scatters old sorrow; the joy it yields banishes the curse of the world, inaugurates the raising of him who

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Weekly Bulletin | 27 March to 4 April

Schedule of Services The schedule of services for this week is available on our calendar. We will continue to broadcast our services live on mixlr.com when possible. The church is open for public worship under the guidance issued by our archdiocese.  Appeal from the

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Miracle sale of Ptolemaic antiquities for church stuns parishioner!

Ptolemaic beads have recently fetched £9,000 at auction to raise funds for the church after being bought at auction in 1966 for only four pounds. Continue reading

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On keeping God’s commandments

St Theodore the Studite's homily: Catechesis 103: On keeping God’s commandments and the just threat against those who neglect them. Brethren and fathers, God, who fashioned us and brought us out of non-existence into being, has placed us in this life as in a schoolroom to learn to gospel of his kingdom.  Continue reading

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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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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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