Diocese of Great Britain and Ireland
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia
‘Camels in Needles and Rich People in Heaven’
A reflection on approaching the Nativity of Christ

An interview with His Grace Bishop Irenei by the Fund for Assistance to the ROCOR, on the spirit of self-sacrifice and giving in the period leading to the Nativity of Christ.

Bishop Irenei's January-February Archpastoral Visitation

His Grace Bishop Irenei, whilst awaiting the practical arrangements for a permanent move to the territory of the Diocese, will continue to make archpastoral visitations to the Diocese as he has before. His Grace's next visit is scheduled for January-February 2019, visiting London, Geneva, Vevey, and participating in a meeting of Hierarchs in Moscow.

Details on Bishop Irenei's January-February visit are available here.

News and Announcements
  • Statement of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the ROCOR
    An epistle to the clergy and flock of the ROCOR, from the Holy Synod of Bishops, December 2018.
  • Bishop Irenei to visit in January-February
    His Grace Bishop Irenei will be in the Diocese in January and early February, 2019.
  • An idea for raising funds from The Fund for Assistance
    One of our Diocesan parishioners inspires the Fund for Assistance with creative ways to support wort
  • 2019 Pilgrimage to the Holy Land is announced
    There will be an annual pigrimage to the Holy Land led by His Emience Archbishop Mark from 27th May
  • Support for Holy Trinity Seminary, Jordanville
    Our seminary at Jordanville is launching a further appeal for funds to support more students this ye
  • Next Divine Liturgy in Ashford on Saturday 22nd December
    Fr Andrew will be serving the Divine Liturgy in St Christopher's Church, Boughton Lees, Ashford TN25
  • Searchlight Magazine
    The latest edition of Searchlight Magazine is now available to download Searchlight 8
  • Vicar Bishop for Western Europe elected
    A new vicar bishop for Western Europe has been elected by the Holy Synod. 
  • Statement of the Synod of Bishops on the Severance of Communion with the Church of Constantinople
    Statement of the ROCOR Synod on the present situation in relations with Constantinople, arising from
  • Statement of the Holy Synod on the situation in Ukraine
    On the 14th September, the Holy Synod met to discuss the situation in the Ukraine and the moves by t
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