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Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of the British Isles and Ireland

Registered Charity Number: 1175538

Patriarchate of Antioch and all the East

'... And the disciples were called Christians first in Antioch'

Acts 11:26

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New Monastic Community

On 14th July, 2018, the feast of The Apostles Aquila and Priscilla of the 70, the Monastery of Sts Antony and Cuthbert were canonically received into the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of the British Isles and Ireland, under the Omophorion of our bishop Metropolitan SILOUAN. Monks will come to live permanently in the monastery from […]

A statement issued by the Patriarchates of Antioch and all the East

God is with us; Understand all ye nations and submit yourselves! We, the Patriarchs: John X, Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and all the East, Ignatius Aphrem II, Syrian Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and all the East, and Joseph Absi, Melkite-Greek Catholic Patriarch of Antioch, Alexandria, and Jerusalem, condemn and denounce the brutal aggression that […]

Patriarch John X Deplores American Threats against Syria

Greek Orthodox Patriarch John X of Antioch and All the East: We condemn America’s recent statements and threats against Syria which are based on mere unsubstantiated allegations of the use of prohibited weapons. We deplore any potential American aggression against our people, which will bring more destruction to the country and the region. April 12, […]

Message of Sayedna Silouan, October 2017

To the Very Reverend and Reverend Fathers, Deacons and beloved people of our God-protected Archdiocese, The peace of our Lord Jesus Christ be upon you all. In August I underwent surgery in my right ear. By the grace of God and your loving prayers the surgery was a success but, under the advice of my […]

The Human Icon – Orthodoxy and Hinduism

“The Human Icon” by Dr Christine Mangala Frost (2017) ISBN: 978 0 227 17635 1 pb 349 pages James Clarke & Co. Ltds. Cambridge 2017 Available Here Dr Frost has capably achieved a gargantuan task in shining a light on the spirituality of Orthodox Christianity for a Hindu audience and likewise illuminating the richness and […]

First Trustees Meeting in London

On Saturday 8th July 2017 the First Archdiocesan Trustees met at St George’s Cathedral in London to agree the Constitution of the soon to be formed Archdiocesan Charity.  Although the meeting was lengthy and, for the most part, technical, it established a firm foundation for the Archdiocese’s activities as covered by charity law.  Several amendments […]

Ilam Pilgrimage for St Bertram

Ilam Poster 2017

St Fursey’s Appeal

Can you help our parish in Sutton near Norwich cross the final hurdle to acquire a redundant police station for its much needed enlarged place of worship?  Please read Fr Stephen’s Appeal for the Community of St Fursey.  Thank you.

Glastonbury Pilgrimage: 2nd, 3rd June

  This pilgrimage, organised by our Poole parish, has places still available.  It will take place from 2nd to 3rd June.  The saint of the parish, St Dunstan of Canterbury, (opposite) was originally abbot of the monastery at GFlastonbury.  The town has long and ancient Orthodox Christian associations in England.  Clink on this link for […]

Kh. Jeanne Harper, Memory Eternal!

Kh. Jeanne, who was the widow of Archpriest Michael Harper, reposed in the Lord of the afternoon of Great and Holy Friday.  Kh. Jeanne remained a great blessing to the Antiochian Church in this Archdiocese although ill health latterly prevented her from attending her parish of St Botolph in London.  Many clergy can attest both […]

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