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Pilgrimage to the Parish Church of Saint John of Shanghai

An excursion has been organised for the parish to Fr Andrew Phillip’s Church of St John Maximovicth  (Vladika John) for his feast on Saturday 30th June 2012 led by Deputy Rector Archpriest Vladimir Vilgerts The Parish Church of Saint John of Shanghai is situated at  Military Road, Colchester Essex CO1 2AN Timetable: 9.30 a.m. Arrival […]

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Start of the Fast of St Peter & St Paul

A reminder that the Apostle’s fast begins in Monday 11th June which is strict fast on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays with some exception. A strict fast is abstinence from Dairy, Meat, Fish and Oil, although fish is allowed on other days. The fast lasts until Thursday 12th July

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First meeting of the newly elected Church Council

Sunday 10th June, first meeting of the newly elected Church Council

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Miscellaneous

The work has started on the frescoing the Altar area, which is why there is scaffolding behind the Iconostasis. The slight inconvenience of a restricted space and a change of the acoustics will be rewarded for the glory of the completed space. The work will be carried out over a number of stages and may […]

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The Feast of the Pentecost

This Sunday is the feast of Pentecost or Trinity Sunday; the name of Pentecost means the “Fiftieth day” and was so called by the Jews of the old covenant who celebrated the event of the giving of the Law on Sinai, fifty days after the feast of the Passover. Later on, under the new covenant […]

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