Metropolitan Hilarion arrived at Gatwick airport

On 21st January Metropolitan Hilarion, the first Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad and the ruling bishop of the diocese of Great Britain and Ireland, arrived at Gatwick airport.

He was met at the airport by Archpriest Paul Elliott, Rector of St Elisabeth the New Martyr in Wallasey, Archpriest Peter Baulk, the deputy rector of the London Cathedral of the Dormition of the Mother of God and Royal Martyrs, Sub-deacon Nicolas Mabin, Trustee Gregory Wolcough, and Parish Council member Alexey Koloydenko. Vladika Hilarion and Fr Paul Elliott travelled on by train to Fr Paul’s parish in Wallasey. Vladyka Hilarion will travel to the Dormition Cathedral via Mettingham, Suffolk Norwich, Felixstowe and Colchester and will be staying there from 26th to 31st January.

Please see his complete itinerary.