Ordination of Dn Julian in Paris

After an extremely early start from Norwich, Deacon Julian, Natasha, Mary and myself took the Eurostar from St Pancras at 9.22 am on Friday 16th September 2011.  That evening we had a meal with a friend of many years standing.

Deacon Julian Sadowski

Deacon Julian Sadowski was ordained priest in Paris on Sunday, 18th September.  A short article and some photos to follow.

Saint Anne's Orthodox parish, Northampton Patronal Festival 2011 Sat 10th Dec.

A sublime evening of choral music in the beautiful, candle-lit setting of a 10th century church will end a day of festivities at Holy Sepulchre Church, Sheep St, Northampton, the home of St Anne's Orthodox Christian parish.

Conference in Memory of Metropolitan Anthony of Sourozh Saturday October 29th 2011

 There will be a conference in memory of Metropolitan Anthony of Sourozh  on Saturday October 29th 2011.
The theme this year is 'Metropolitan Anthony: Pastor and Priest'.
 For further details, here is the programme and application form.

Deanery Assembly Elections 2011

The forthcoming elections to elect lay members to the deanery Assembly.

The following people have been nominated to stand at the forthcoming elections to the deanery Assembly. There are 7 candidates for 5 vacancies.  See here for full list of candidates.

His All Holiness Patriarch Bartholemew, 2011 Message for the Day of the Protection of the Environment

Beloved children in the Lord, 

God’s grace renders us worthy today to commence yet another ecclesiastical year, one more festive cycle, within whose blessed opportunities we are called to struggle spiritually in order better to evaluate the potential that we have been granted for growing “in the likeness” of God so that we also might become His saints.   More here

MOTHER THEKLA, Russia 1918 - England 2011

On Sunday 7th August, Mother Thekla of the Monastery of the Assumption at Normanby, passed from death to life everlasting. Hieromonk Stephen Robson visited her regularly and was with her at the end.

Communiqué N ° 01-11 of the Diocesan Administration

Following the publication on the site "Let's talk about orthodoxy" hosted by the Diocese of Chersonese of the Moscow Patriarchate in France of a report that Father Nicolas Ozolin (son) would be appointed rector of the Russian Orthodox Cathedral of Saint Nicholas in Nice, Archbishop Gabriel and the Diocesan administration wish to point out that they have received n


Latest Communiqué from the Archdiocese

Click here for the Communiqué N° 03-11 of the Diocesan Council Meeting on June 22nd and 23rd 2011.

Concelebration in the Cathedral of St Alexander Nevsky

On Sunday July 2nd 2011, Archbishop Gabriel received the participants in the XIIth Conference of Orthodox Youth of the Russian Emigration in the Cathedral. 150 young people from various countries took part in the Liturgy, concelebrated by Archbishop Gabriel, Bishop Michael of Geneva and Western Europe, Bishop Nestor of Cherson, Bishop Ignatius of Bronnitsa (President of the Synodal Youth Department) and Bishop Theodosius of Seattle, together with five priests and seven deacons.


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