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

Family pilgrimage retreat on 12-14th AugustChrist is Risen! - Dear All: - Instead of the previously announced day camp, we are now planning a two day family pilgrimage retreat on 12-14th August. We are still hoping that by the next Autumn we...

Early Sunday Divine Liturgy: CancellationDue to a shortage of clergy, the early celebration on Sundays of the Divine Liturgy (at 7.30 a.m.) in the lower church at the Cathedral of the Dormition of the Holy Mother of God and Holy Royal...

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...

Evening meetings for single young peopleDear 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...

Notice for the pilgrims to Holy Land 2-14 August 2016By the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop of Germany and Great Britain Mark, German diocese is organising pilgrimage to the Holy Land 2-14 August 2016 with program somewhat similar to the previous...

Youth Camp 2016Sorry, this entry is only available in...

News

March 22, 2016 - Repose of Subdeacon Prince Dmitri Nicolayevich GalitzineIn this photograph Prince Dmitri Galitzine (at that time a Reader) holds a portrait of the Tsar-Martyr at a panikhida served before the Cenotaph in Whitehall, London, July 1978. Others in the...

March 6, 2016 - Charity FairIn the afternoon of 6th March the parish house of the Cathedral at 57 Harvard Rd hosted a charity fair. The event was organised by the Sisterhood of St Xenia, and the raised funds totalled one...

February 23, 2016 - 30th Anniversary CelebratedHis Eminence Archbishop Mark of Berlin, Germany and Great Britain recently made one his regular pastoral visits to the diocese of Great Britain and Ireland, accompanied by Father Protodeacon Georg...

January 12, 2016 - Installation of Mosaic IconOn the Second Day of the Feast of the Nativity of Our Lord, we celebrate the Synaxis of the Most Holy Mother of God. It was on this day, 26 December, 2015/8 January, 2016, that Archpriest Vladimir...

January 4, 2016 - In memory of Archpriest Eugene SmirnoffMitred Archpriest Eugene Smirnoff was the last chaplain of the Russian Imperial Embassy in London, and first priest of the London parish of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia. He died on 4...

November 22, 2015 - Christmas FairThe very successful Russian Orthodox Christmas Fair Fundraiser took place this year during the afternoon of Sunday, 22rd November, 2015 in the Church Hall attached to the Cathedral in Harvard Road....

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