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FUND RAISING

The Fund For Assistance to the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad recently made an appeal to raise funds for two monasteries in the USA – Holy Trinity Monastery, Jordanville, and Holy Cross Monastery, Wayne. Our parish has responded generously to this appeal, and, as a result, we have sent a donation for $2,500 to the monasteries […]

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HOLY ROYAL MARTYRS FEAST DAY

His Eminence Archbishop Mark of Berlin, Germany and Great Britain led the celebration of the Feast of the Holy Royal Martyrs at his Cathedral in London, which is dedicated to the Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God (upper church) and the Holy Royal Martyrs (lower church). On the evening before the feast day […]

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Pilgrimage to the Parish Church of Saint John of Shanghai

Early on Saturday morning 6th July, a group of 40 pilgrims set off from the Cathedral of the Dormition to visit St John Maxomovitch’s Church in Colchester to celebrate their feast with Fr Andrew Phillips and his parishioners. A further 10 pilgrims from the Church joined us at the Colchester in time for the Liturgy […]

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Patronal feast of St John of Shanghai in Colchester

Dear brothers and sisters! We cordially invite you to the patronal feast of St John of Shanghai in Military Road, Colchester, Essex CO1 2AN on Saturday 5 July. Friday 4 July: 5.30 pm:     Vigil Service Saturday 5 July: 8.45 am:      Little Blessing of Water 10.00 am:    Hours, Divine Liturgy and  Procession. Common meal.

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