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

Preparation for the Altar Feast of the lower churchDear Brothers and Sisters in Christ ! - Everyone who wishes to take part in the preparation of the church and territory for the forthcoming altar feast of the lower church, the Holy Royal Martyrs 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...

Seaside trip to Folkestone (Kent) on the South Coast of EnglandDear Parishioners! - On Tuesday, 25 July 2017, we are proposing to organise a day trip to the seaside at Folkestone (Kent) for our families and children. - We will have an opportunity to serve a...

Church Lessons For AdultsStarting on Saturday 3rd September, a study group for mainly adults based on the “Law of God” will be held in the Church House Library, starting at 3pm and finish by 4:45pm in time for the start...

News

June 14, 2017 - Vladika Irenei appointed Administrator of the British DioceseTo the Very Reverend and Reverend Clergy - Together with the Subdeacons and Readers - of the UK Diocese - Dear in Christ, Reverend Fathers and Brethren! - My greetings to you from Munich, where the...

May 12, 2017 - Visit of the Myrrh streaming Hawaiian Iveron Icon of the Mother of GodVisit of the Myrrh streaming Hawaiian Iveron Icon of the Mother of God to Cathedral on Friday 12th May when an Akathist was offered in the presence of the Icon lead by His Grace Bishop Irenei of...

April 16, 2017 - PASCHAL EPISTLE OF HILARION, Metropolitan of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of RussiaBeloved Archpastors, Honorable Fathers, Dear in the Lord Brothers and Sisters: - With a heart filled with the endearing sensation of Paschal joy, I congratulate the hierarchs, clergymen, monastics,...

April 14, 2017 - Holy FireA flame from the Holy Fire will be arriving at the Cathedral on Holy Saturday (15th April) at approximately 11pm. - The Holy Fire is a miracle that occurs every year at the Church of the Holy...

April 4, 2017 - Visit of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, accompanied by the Wonder Working Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of GodHis Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad and Metropolitan of Eastern America and New York and the ruling bishop of the diocese of Great Britain and...

March 14, 2017 - The Akathist to the Holy Kursk Root IconOn Monday 13th March 2017, His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, first Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, together with Protodeacon Denis arrived at Heathrow Airport bringing with them the Holy...

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