In Orthodox worship, western type hymns and carols are not used but rather short sung prose poem stanzas called troparia and kontakia. If we do use such hymns (exceptionally) they will be sung AFTER worship as part of a folk tradition. What matters is the words for as we sing, so do we believe. Some […]
The 2018 Archdiocesan Conference met at the Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick in Derbyshire from 28th to 30th May. Here is a photoalbum of Conference highlights. There are no pictures of Sister Magdalen from her talk at her own request. Archdiocesan Conference Photoalbum, 2018. The Conference talks are individually posted on the media section of this […]
Diaconissa Annemieke Lommaert-Blondeel on “Witnessing to a secular Britain and Ireland” (Archdiocesan Conference 2018)
Revd Fr Deacon Filip Lommaert on “The Community in a Multicultural Britain and Ireland” (Archdiocesan Conference 2018)
Talk Videos Unfortunately the third video did not work out, but the talk material is linked at the foot of this page (Baptism / Chrismation, Marriage, Funerals, Classification of Feasts, Great and Holy Week and Pascha) together with other liturgical resources on our E-Quip web site. Other Media The talks, slides and other assembled lkiturgical […]
5 Misconceptions About the Orthodox Church 5 Common Misconceptions About the Orthodox Church. Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick responds. Are there any you would add to this list? Posted by Theoria on Wednesday, 4 January 2017
Synopsis of the Sermon Sayedna preaches that through the Mysteries we have a strong connection to the Holy Spirit. The ordination happens, not by any power of our own, but by the grace and power of the Holy Spirit. In ordination, all priests have this gift from God, this gift of the Holy Spirit. It […]
Ancient Faith Ministries Podcasts In the 5th lecture the life of St Raphael is recited from the article of the same in the issue of “The Word Magazine” May 2000. The article may be found HERE.
In this lecture the life of St Raphael is recited from the article of the same in the issue of “The Word Magazine” May 2000. The article may be found HERE.
This new icon of All the Saints of the British Isles and Ireland – a copy of an original in the Russian Cathedral in London – has just been completed by a member of St. Aidan’s parish in Manchester. The iconographer, who is rapidly learning the tradition, is Bradley (in baptism, John Bartholomew) Wilson. St […]
Metropolitan Silouan addresses his homily on Thomas Sunday (8th May 2016) to the parish of All Saints of Lincolnshire, Lincoln.
The Ordination of our new Bishop! Axios! His Eminence Silouan, Metropolitan Archbishop of the British Isles and Ireland, was ordained on 30th August 2015 at the Monastery of St George, Al Humaira, which is in the Valley of the Christians in Syria. Enjoy these images from his Ordination.