Our Church is under the jurisdiction of His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and first Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad and our Bishop is Irenei of Sacramento the Administrator of the Diocese of Gt Britain and Ireland

The Vigil service is held every Saturday evening starting at 5:00 pm, and followed on Sunday mornings at 10:00 a.m by the Hours and Liturgy. Services are also held for the various Church feasts and Saints days. Please see the “>schedule of services , or the Priests or Starosta beforehand. All services details are also announced in Church at the end of the Liturgy.

Confessions are usually heard before and after the Vigil on Saturday and before the Liturgy on Sunday or on the feast. Confession are not usually heard after the start of the Liturgy. Parishioners must come earlier or at another time. Confessions outside these times can be heard by prior arrangement with the “>Parish’s Priests, Fr Vitaly (07935 700 721 Russian and English) or Fr Peter (07714 324 482 English only) to arrange Baptisms and Weddings.

Similarly, please contact one of the Priests to arrange Panihidas for Departed Orthodox souls, or serve a Molieben in thanksgiving for blessings received or for particular intentions.

The Parish Priests are also available for spiritual counseling or advice, and for anyone looking or enquiring to enter into the Ark of Salvation, the Holy Orthodox Church.

Should any member of the Church who is sick or infirm, and would like to receive a visit from a Priest, to receive Holy Communion or anointing please contact one of the clergy, or Starosta Vera, or the Head of the Sisterhood Sofia Michailidou (tel. 07528 459278) without hesitation. Remember that it is not true that a visit from a priest means an imminent death. It is the Priest’s duty to visit and comfort the sick and needy, and the widowed.

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