Spiritual Integrity On The Journey To Orthodoxy

by Protodeacon Christopher Birchall    My first visit to an Orthodox church was in June 1968, when Archbishop Nikon brought the miraculous Kursk Icon of the Mother of God to London. I had no idea that this would be a special occasion in the life of the parish; I had found the address in the […]

A First In Oxford Since 1066

Oxford’s Keble College played host to a very special ceremony when it welcomed Bishop Jerome of Manhattan, of the Russian Orthodox Church. When His Grace celebrated a Western Orthodox Episcopal Liturgy on Friday, it was the first time the service had been held in the UK since 1066. Before then the church in the UK […]

Met. Hilarion of ROCOR Visits India,Celebrates Liturgy

Metropolitan Hilarion the first Hierarch of ROCOR arrived in Mumbai on the 10th pf January 2013 and was warmly welcomed by the local people. Former Metropolitan John Augustine of the Anglican church hosted a welcome dinner later that evening to mark this historical moment of ROCOR’s first metropolitan in recent times who has visited the Indian sub […]

Orthodox Mission: Transforming the Heart of the World

by Hieromonk Irinei Remarks Given at the XII All-Diaspora Youth Conference Paris, 5th July 2011 Your Eminence, Your Grace, Reverend Fathers, Beloved Brothers and Sisters: In the Name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit: Amen. It is a joy for me to be giving what amounts to the first ‘formal’ lecture of […]