Welcome

Welcome to the website of the London Russian Orthodox Church Abroad’s Cathedral of the Dormition of the Mother of God and the Royal Martyrs.

On this site can be found the schedule of services, and contact details of the clergy of the Cathedral.

The services are mainly held in Church Slavonic, (the liturgical language of the Russian Orthodox Church) with some parts in English. A sermon is preached at the Sunday Liturgy in Russian, with a simultaneous translation in English, or in English with a translation into Russian.

Announcements

Annual Parish MeetingAnnual Parish Meeting - will be held on - Sunday 29 January 2017 - Commencing immediately after the Sunday Divine Liturgy, - and will be presided over by - His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion. - The...

Visit of His Eminence, Bishop Irenei of Sacramento to the Cathedral Parish from 27th January until 30th JanuaryVladika Irenei will be visiting the Cathedral from Friday 27th January until Monday 30th January, and during this time he will concelebrate with HE Metropolitan Hialarion, attending the Clergy...

Monday 6th February 2017 Lecture by the Director of the Institute for Studies of the Russian Heritage on Mount Athos in the CathedralSergei Shumilo, Director of the Institute for Studies of the Russian Heritage on Mount Athos. is planning on giving a lecture with a presentation and a photographic exhibition with a Q&A session on...

Itinerary of The Metropolitan’s Visit 21st January – 31st January 2017Saturday 21st January - HE Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad and Protodeacon Denis arrive at Gatwick at 10.00 - He will be met by Fr...

Pilgrimage to Holy Land 2017Under the guidance of His Eminence Archbishop Mark of Berlin and Germany, the German diocese is organising pilgrimage to the Holy Land 15-26 May 2017 to coincide with the feast of the Ascension of...

Evening meetings for single young people 2017Dear Parishioners and site visitors! - This year we continue our monthly evening meetings for single young people and also for those whose marriage has broken down but who would have liked to correct...

News

January 3, 2017 - Nativity Epistle of HILARION, Metropolitan of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of RussiaMoved by the most profound feelings of fraternal love and joy for the Savior of the World bom in Bethlehem, I congratulate the archpastors, clergymen, monastics and all the faithful flock of the...

December 19, 2016 - Russian BazaarOur traditional Russian Bazaar took place on the eve of the Nativity fast on Sunday 5th December, which is according to the Orthodox tradition, the last day before the beginning of the start of the...

October 15, 2016 - His Holiness Patriarch Kyrill of Moscow and All Russia visited our Cathedral...

October 3, 2016 - Fr Vitaly promoted to ArchpriestOn Monday 3rd October at the Diocesan Assembly, which was held in Frankfurt, Germany, Fr Vitaly was made an Archpriest by His Eminence Archbishop Mark during the opening Liturgy. This is probably the...

August 31, 2016 - Statement from Chancellor of the Diocese of Great Britain and IrelandHis Eminence Archbishop Mark will shortly be retiring as ruling hierarch of the Diocese of Great Britain and Ireland. Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Russian Church outside of Russia...

April 25, 2016 - Fr Vladimir was relieved from clerical duties in accordance with his own request and based on his state of healthAt a Church Council Meeting held in 17th April, HE Archbishop Mark announced that Archpriest Vladimir Vilgerts would be stepping down at a priest of the Cathedral on 8th May and will return to...

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