Sunday
May022010

Archbishop Elisey celebrated the first Liturgy in Newton Abbot

On Sunday, 2 May, Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh celebrated the first Holy Liturgy in the newly established Parish in honour of St Elisabeth and St Barbara the New Martyrs in Newton Abbot.

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Tuesday
Apr272010

An exhibition of Estonian Orthodox Icons opened in London

On 27 April, an exhibition of Estonian Orthodox Icons was opened in London Pushkin House by Bishop Lazar of Narva, who arrived in the UK on that occasion.

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Sunday
Apr252010

Bishop Lazar of Narva visited the London Dormition Cathedral

On Sunday, 25 April, Bishop Lazar of Narva visited the London Dormition Cathedral. The previous night Bishop Lazar arrived to London to take part in the opening of the exhibition of estonian icons which will take place at Pushkin House on 27 April.

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Saturday
Apr102010

On Bright Saturday, Archbishop Elisey celebrated the Divine Liturgy in Glasgow

On Bright Saturday, 10 April, Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh made an archpastoral visit to the parish of Saint Kentigern in Glasgow. Vladyka celebrated the Divine Liturgy, together with Archpriest Gennadiy Andreev, Rector of the parish, Protodeacon Dimitry Nedostupenko, clergyman of the London Dormition Cathedral, and some of the clergy of the Glasgow parishes of the Constantinopolitan and Romanian Patriarchates.

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Friday
Apr092010

On Bright Friday, Archbishop Elisey greeted the parish of the Mother of God’s icon «The Life-giving Spring» with the patronal festival

On 9 April, the Fiest of the Mother of God’s icon «The Lifegiving Spring», Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh made an archpastoral visit to Walsingham, Norfolk, where he celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Pan-Orthodox Chapel of the Lifegiving Spring together with Archpriest Phillip Steer, Rector of the parish, and Protodeacon Dimitry Nedostupenko, clergyman of the London Dormition Cathedral.

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Thursday
Apr082010

On Bright Thursday, Archbishop Elisey made his first archpastoral visit to Kingston-upon-Hull

On Bright Thursday, 8 April, Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh made his first archpastoral visit to the emerging community in Kingston-upon-Hull, dedicated to the the Nativity of Christ.

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Monday
Apr052010

Paschal Reception took place at the Dormition Cathedral on Bright Monday

On Bright Monday, 5 April, Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh celebrated the Paschal Matins together with some of the clergy of the Diocese of Sourozh.

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Monday
Apr052010

On Bright Monday Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh celebrated the Divine Liturgy in at the Church of All Saints in Portsmouth

On Bright Monday, 5 April, Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh made an archpastoral visit to the Parish of Saint Peter and Paul in Portsmouth, Hampshire.

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Saturday
Apr032010

PASCHAL MESSAGE OF ARCHBISHOP ELISEY OF SOUROZH TO THE PASTORS AND ALL FAITHFUL CHILDREN OF THE RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH IN GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND 

 Dearly Beloved in the Lord, 

honourable pastors and God-loving lay people,

dear brothers and sisters!

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Sunday
Mar282010

Ordination of new priest and deacon took place on the feast of the Entry of our Lord into Jerusalem

On Sunday 28 February, the Feast of the Entry of our Lord into Jerusalem, Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh preformed two ordinations during the festive Holy Liturgy at the Dormition Cathedral.

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Friday
Mar262010

Welcome to the Redesigned Diocesan Website!

With the blessing of Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh the diocesan website was renovated to make it more colourful, interesting and user-friendly.

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Saturday
Mar202010

The Diocesan Assembly presented the Statutes of the Diocese of Sourozh

On Saturday, 20 March, a meeting of the Assembly of the Diocese of Sourozh took place at the Cathedral of the Donmition in London. At the meeting, a new edition of the Diocesan Statutes was presented.

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Sunday
Mar142010

Archbishop Elisey presided at the Liturgy on the Patronal Festival of the Parish of Saint David of Wales in Derby

On Sunday, 14 March, feast of Saint David of Wales, Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh made an archpastoral visit to the parish of Saint David of Wales in Derby, Derbyshire.

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Saturday
Mar132010

First Divine Liturgy in Southampton

On Saturday, 13 March, Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh celebrated the first Divine Liturgy in Southampton together with Archpriest Vadim Zakrevskiy and Protodeacon Dimitriy Nedostupenko, clergymen of the London Dormition Cathedral.

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Thursday
Mar112010

Archbishop of Canterbury was decorated with Russian Order of Friendship

On Thursday 11 March, Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowen Williams was decorated with Russian Order of Friendship during the solemn ceremony in the Russian Embassy in London. Yuri Fedotov, Russian Ambassador in the UK, presented the Order to the leader of the Church of England.

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Sunday
Mar072010

Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh took part in a regular session of the Holy Synod 

On Friday 5 March, Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh took part in a regular session of the Holy Synod, held under the presidency of the His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia in the historical building of the Holy Sinod in Saint Petersburg. 

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Sunday
Feb212010

The traditional Pan-Orthodox Vespers was celebrated in London

The traditional Pan-Orthodox Vespers was celebrated in London on 21 February, on the day of the Triumph of Orthodoxy, in presence of hierarchs, clergy and laity of the Constantinopolitan, Antiochian, Russian, Georgian, Serbian and other Local Orthodox Churches in Great Britain. In accordance with the established sequence, this year Vespers took place in the Serbian Cathedral in London. Ektenias and chants were performed in English, Church Slavonic, Greek and Arabic by choirs from different Orthodox churches of London.

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Tuesday
Feb022010

Bishop Elisey of Sourozh was elevated to the rank of Archbishop 

During the Little Entrance of the Divine Liturgy celebrated to mark the first anniversary of the enthronement of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia at the cathedral Church of Christ the Saviour, the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church granted hierarchical awards to several hierarchs of the Moscow Patriarchate.

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Saturday
Dec262009

CHRISTMAS MESSAGE of Bishop Elisey of Sourozh

to the Pastors and all Faithful Children of the Diocese of Sourozh of the Russian Orthodox Church

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Thursday
Nov262009

Bishop Elisey celebrates the third anniversary of consecration

On 26th November, the Feast of St John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople, his Grace Elisey, Bishop of Sourozh, celebrated the third anniversary of his Episcopal consecration. On this day, three years ago, Vladyka Elisey was consecrated as Bishop of Bogorodsk, Vicar of the Diocese of Korsun by His Holiness Alexy II, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, in the Cathedral of Christ the Savior.

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