Tuesday
Jan012019

Our Pilgrimages are organised with the blessings of His Eminence Bishop Mathew of Sourozh.
If you are interested in any of the pilgrimages we organising here, you may call for further information 
either +447932629783 (Irina) or +447772222117 (Sergey). Let us know your name and email and we will send you updates on pilgrimages you expressed interest in.
You may also have a look at the site www.sourozh-palomnik.org which designed to address various issues specific to  particular pilgrimage.
Monday
Oct012018

PILGRIMAGE TO SAINTS OF HOLY ISLAND OF KERKERA (CORFU) 23-28 of February 2019

With the blessing of His Eminence Bishop Matthew of Sourozh, a pilgrimage to the Holy Island of Kerkera (Corfu) will be organised from 23-28 of February 2019. The pilgrims would be able to participate in festivities, Liturgy and venerate relics of St Spiridon, visit many saints and monasteries of the Holy Island.
The program of the pilgrimage by the day is as follows:

 

1. Saturday, 23th of February. Arrival to Corfu, 9:00. 
Hotel, Rest, dinner.

 

2. Sunday, 24th of February. Packed meal (to be eaten after Liturgy). Convent of Mother of God of Kassopitra, meeting with Archimandritus Polikarp, spiritual Son of St Paisius. Veneration of relics of St Arsenius of Kappadokias. Convent of Holy Martyr St Euphemia. Church of Mother of God of Vlaherne. Coming back to hotel. Dinner.

 

3. Monday, 25th of February. Breakfast. St Spiridon Cathedral, veneration of relics of St Spiridon. Visiting places associated with Andmiral Theodor Ushakov, venerated as Saint, the saviour of Corfu. Prayer service near monument to St Theodore Ushakov.  Visit to Cathedral of St Theodora to venerate her relics (she is major Saint who saved Orthodoxy from Iconoclasm). Veneration of relics of St Yanson and St Sosipatra - Apostles of the Seventy in the oldest church in Corfu (XII century).
Coming back to hotel. Dinner.

 

4. Tuesday, 26th of February. Breakfast. Trip to the Monastery of Paleokostritsa, visiting Life Giving Spring. Monastery of St Paraskeva of Rome, martyr of the II century. Veneration of relics of St Paraskeva and her Wonder-working Icon. Visit to the mens Monastery of Agios Kiriaki, womens monastery of Pantokrator, womens monastery of St Dimitrius, womens skit of Pantokrator Kamarela.
Coming back to hotel. Dinner.

 

5. Wednesday, 27th of February. Packed meal (to be eaten after Liturgy). Lithurgy on the The Feast day in St Spiridon Cathedral.  Free time.

 

6. Thursday, 28th of February. Breakfast in hotel. Transfer to the airport (for the flight at 14:50 to London).

 

Notes:
The cost ofthe pilgrimage is about £600, but final price may be lower, depending on the number of participants.
The hotel would be 5 stars in the centre of Town, 2-3 people in the room, Breakfast and Dinner. 
Minibus, Orthodox Guide will accompany our group throughout. Priest from our Diocese will lead the pilgrimage. What is not included is plus air tickets (currently around £240), medical insurance, voluntary tips to bus driver or guide, medical insurance.
Originally this pilgrimage has been planned for December 2018, but the partuicipants decided to move it to February 2019.
Saturday
Sep292018

Pilgrimage to Holy Hills of Russian South-West. Metropolis of Voronezh

Dear prospective pilgrims. We are planning most interesting Pilgrimages to the Holy Hills of South West of Russia. Have a look at the program and if you are interested, please register your ineterst with sending names to the organisers, suggesting the dates for this pilgrimage. As soon as there are enough participants we will go head with this pilgrimage.

Program of the pilgrimage to Russia

1st day

18.45 Arrival to Voronezh International Airport.
19.15 Departure to mens Monastery of Nativity of Mother of God in town of Zadonsk.
20.15.00 Arrival to the above Monastery.
20.30 Trapeza (communal monastery meal).
21.40 Overnight stay in the Monastery hotel.
2nd day 

07.30 Divine Liturgy in the Zadonsk Monastery .
10.30 Trapeza (communal monsatery meal).
11.30 Departure for Kursk Desert Skit Monastery.
15.30 Arrival.
15.30 Trapeza (communal monastery meal).
18.00 Evening Church Service.
20.00 Evening meal.
21.00 Overnight stay in the Monastery hotel.
3rd day

07.00 Divine Liturgy in the Kursk Monastery.
10.30 Lunch.
11.00 Departure for City of Belgorod.
13.00 Arrival to Belgoorod's Transfiguration Cathedral.
13.00 Moleben and Akafist to Iosaf of Belgorod, the Wonderworker.
15.00 Trapeza.
17.00 Evening service in Belgoorod's Transfiguration Cathedral.
19.00 Evening meal.
20.00 Overnight stay in the Monastery hotel.

 

4th day

08.00 Divine liturgy in the Minastery.
10.00 Lunch.
11.00 Departure to town of Rossosh.
15.00 Arrival.
16.00 Service in the St Ilija Cathedral in Rossosh.
18.00 Trapeza.
20.00 Departure for the Womens monastery in Kostamarovo.
21.30 Arrival.
22.00 Overnight stay in the Monastery hotel.

 

5th day

07.30 Divine Liturgy in the Kostomarovos Monastery of the Saviour.
10.30 Lunch.
11.30 Excursion around the Monastery.
15.30 Mid day meal.
17.00 Evening Service.
19.30 Evening meal.
21.30 Overnight stay in the Monastery hotel.

 

6th day

07.30 Lithurgy in Kostomarovo's Monastery.
10.30 Lunch.
11.30 Departure for Belogorsky Resurrection Monastery mens monastery.
12.00 Arrival.
13.30 Excursion around the caves of the monastery.
15.00 Evening meal.
18.00 Evening Service.
20.00 Departure back to Kosomarovs Monastery.
21.30 Overnight stay in the Monastery hotel.

 

7th day

07.30 Divine liturgy in Kostomarovs monastery.
10.30 Lunch.
11.30 Departure for the Dormition mens monastery in Divnogorie (Holly Hills).
13.30 Arrival.
14.00 Excursion around the monastery.
15.30 Trapeza.
17.00 Evening Service.
20.30 Evening meal.
21.30 Overnight stay in the Monastery hotel.

 

8th day

06.00 Departure for city of Voronezh.
08.30 Arrival.
09.00 Divine Service in Announciation Cathedral of Voronezh.
11.00 Lunch.
12.30 Visit to the Fleet Admiral Church dedicated to Dormition.
14.00 Transfer to Aleksis-Akatov Monastery.
14.30 Lunch.
16.00 Evening service in Aleksis-Akatov Monastery.
18.00 Visit to the Church of St Mitrofan and his holy spring, including possibility to immerse in the Holy waters.
20.00 Overnight stay in the Monastery hotel.

 

9th day

07.00 Divine Liturgy in Annunciation Cathedral of Voronezh.
09.00 Trapeza.
10.00 Departure to Moscow (Sheremetievo).
17.00 Arrival to Moscow.
19.25 Departure to UK

 

Pilgrimage costs:

£500 + airfare.

 

Not included:

 

Airfare, insurance, tips to guide and driver, donations to monasteries.

 

 

Tuesday
Nov032015

PILGRIMAGE TO JERUSALEM 3-10/11/2015

With the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh, a pilgrimage to the Holy Land will be organised from 3 to 10 November 2015.

Departure from Gatwick Airport will be on Tuesday 3 November at 10:10am, arriving at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel-Aviv at 5:15pm.  The flight EZY8817 is operated by EasyJet.

EasyJet return flight EZY8818 from Ben Gurion Airport (Tel Aviv) will be on Tuesday 10, November at 6.10pm, arriving at Gatwick Airport at 21:45.

Estimated cost of the trip approximately £900

Accommodation in the hotel in Bethlehem and Tiberias.

To join the pilgrimage group, please contact Archdeacon Dmitry Nedostupenko on his mobile number 07943711175,  by e-mail: pilgrimages@sourozh.org  

Advance itinerary

Wednesday
Sep032014

PILGRIMAGE TO JERUSALEM 30/10-7/11/2014

With the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Elisey, a pilgrimage to the Holy Land will be organised from 30-th October to 7-th November 2014.

Departure from Gatwick Airport will be on Thursday 30 October at 12:50, arriving at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel-Aviv at 19:55.  The flight 8817 is operated by EasyJet.

EasyJet return flight 2084 from Ben Gurion Airport (Tel Aviv) will be on Friday 7, November at 16.55, arriving at Luton Airport at 20:30.

Estimated cost of the trip approximately £1000

Accommodation in the hotel in East Jerusalem in front of Damascus Gate, hotel in Tiberias;

To join the pilgrimage group, please contact Archdeacon Dmitry Nedostupenko on his mobile number 07943711175, by e-mail:

pilgrimages@sourozh.org    prtdeacon@gmail.com

or personally.