THE BRITISH PATRIARCHATE RESTORED AFTER 24 YEARS IN COMMISSION

His Beatitude Abba Seraphim - VIIth British Patriarch

The British Orthodox Church (Patriarchate) - 15/2/19 Origins of the British Patriarchate The British Orthodox Church is in direct historical continuity with the mission of Julius (Ferrette), Bishop of Iona (1825-1904), who came to the British Isles “as a bishop consecrated for a Western Mission by one of the Eastern Churches.”[1]Anciently the only Primates to be called ...

Halloween and the Orthodox Family

Orthodox Insight - 25/10/16 Halloween remains a difficult issue to address for Orthodox Christians.  The responses to it are reflective of the two ‘streams’ of Christian thought:  to separate from worldly activities, particularly those with pagan or anti-Christian roots, and those who believe Christians should be engaged, being salt in the world to varying degrees depending on the ...

Russian Patriarch consecrates Orthodox Cathedral in London – RT LIVE

RT.com - 16/10/16 Head of the Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill is leading the ceremonies of consecration of the Cathedral of the Dormition of the Mother of God and the Royal Martyrs, in London. The Divine Liturgy, which includes the sanctification of the bells and frescoes on the outer wall of the cathedral, is the key event ...

Joint announcement from the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom and the British Orthodox Church of the British Isles

The British Orthodox Church - October 2015 The Coptic Orthodox Church (COC) has been present in Britain since the 1960s, and through its ministry became known to the British Orthodox Church of the British Isles (BOC). Subsequently, in 1994 the BOC approached the COC with a view to becoming part of the Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate of ...

SS Cyril and Athanasius Institute is Hosting a Pilgrimage to the Holy Sites of Great Britain

7/6/14 As reported on the official website of the Western American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, SS Cyril and Athanasius Institute for Orthodox Studies is hosting an educational pilgrimage to Great Britain, from September 2-11, 2014. The British Isles were among the first territories to receive the Gospel, the Faith having been brought ...

St. Vladimir’s Festival October 6th Explores Judeo-Christian Themes in Literature

11/9/2012 SVOTS YONKERS, NY [SVOTS Communications] Enter the worlds of Narnia, Middle Earth, and the post-apocalyptic nation of Panem on Saturday, October, 6, 2012 on the campus of St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, as the school celebrates its annual open house and fall festival, “Orthodox Education Day.” This year’s theme—“Inklings of Glory: Godward Journeys with Lewis and ...