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

Youth Camp 2015Dear Fathers, Brothers and Sisters! - Our Cathedral is organising its youth camp this Summer again. The place and dates have been finalised: - Wern Watkin Bunkhouse - Brecon Beacons - Crickhowell,...

Pan-Orthodox VespersOn the First Sunday of Lent, the Sunday of Orthodoxy, 16th February/1st March, 2015, Pan-Orthodox Vespers will be chanted at 6 p.m. at the Serbian Orthodox Church of Saint Sava, 89, Lancaster Road,...

Divine Liturgy to be served outside London in January & FebruaryCathedral clergy will serve Divine Liturgy outside London in January and February as follows: - CARDIFF - St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, Greek Church Street, Butetown, Cardiff, CF10 5HA....

Pilgrimage to the Holy Land 2015Dear in Christ fathers, brothers and sisters: - Led by His Eminence Archbishop Mark of Berlin, Germany, and Great Britain, we are planning a pilgrimage to the Holy Land between 10th and 23rd May,...

Ballroom Dancing Classes for ChildrenTo all parishioners: - The Ballroom Dance School invites your children, boys and girls, aged 6 - 10 years, to learn ballroom dancing. (5 year-old and 11 year-old children may be considered on an...

Embassy, Emigrants, and EnglishmenWith the blessing of His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia, Holy Trinity Monastery, Jordanville, NY, USA will publish in English on 1st...

News

February 2, 2015 - Archpriest Michael TaratuchinOn the weekend of 24th/25th January, 2015, Archpriest Michael Taratuchin served at the London Cathedral of the Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God and Holy Royal Martyrs. On Saturday evening he...

December 8, 2014 - Bishop Constantine – memory eternal!On Monday, 1 December, 2014, the reburial of His Grace, Bishop Constantine (Jessensky), once Bishop of Richmond and Great Britain (1981 – 1986), was held atHoly Trinity Monasteryin Jordanville, NY,...

December 1, 2014 - Christmas FairThe very successful Russian Orthodox Christmas Fair Fundraiser took place this year during the afternoon of Sunday,23rd November, 2014 in the Church Hall attached to the Cathedral in Harvard Road....

November 10, 2014 - London Book LaunchTo mark the publication of Embassy, Emigrants, and Englishmen, a reception was held on the evening of Tuesday, 4th November, 2014. The publishers of the book, Holy Trinity Monastery, Jordanville,...

November 8, 2014 - Appeal for FundsThe late and ever-memorable Bishop Constantine (Jessensky) was the Bishop of Richmond and Great Britain from 1981 until 1986. When he retired, Bishop Constantine went to live in a monastery in...

November 6, 2014 - Archpriest Thomas HardyOn the evening of Wednesday, 5th November, 2014 the Trustees and members of the Church Council gathered together with the clergy of the Cathedral of the Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God and...

Calendar for Today

Our Cathedral address is 57 Harvard Road, London, W4 4ED,
tel. 020 364 26 459.
For all questions you can contact the clergy:

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