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

The Liturgy on Saturday 12th November cancelledThe Liturgy Saturday morning due to be held on 12th November has had to be cancelled. The Vigil however will go ahead as usual at...

Pilgrimage to the Orthodox monasteries in GermanyBrothers and Sisters in Christ - With the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Mark, we are organising a pilgrimage to the Orthodox monasteries around Munich in Germany, from 2 to 4 December 2016. -...

Christmas FairDear Brothers and Sisters! - For more than half a century, we have maintained a - tradition of holding charity fairs in our parish. - This year our - Christmas Fair - will be held on 27thNovember...

Sunday school for childrenWe are starting a Sunday school for children on Sunday 11/09 and every Sunday at 13:30 after the trapesa, and in early September Saturday school. Further information will be issued nearer the time....

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...

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...

News

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...

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...

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