Memory Eternal, Fr Christopher!
On Tuesday 14th November at St. John’s, Osmotherley, the Funeral Service of Fr Christopher Neill took place. Archimandrite Philip, Archpriest Gregory, Fr Samuel and Fr Jonathan concelebrated the service. Fr Gregory mentioned in his homily that His Eminence, Sayedna Silouan, our Metropolitan, could not be present for health reasons but that he conveyed his love […]Read More
Bishop Ignatius Samaan, the new Metropolitan of Mexico
From St. Elias Showaya Monastery, 04 October, 2017 The Holy Synod of Antioch, held in St. Elias Showaya Monastery, elected Bishop Ignatius Samaan as the new Metropolitan of Mexico, Venezuela, Central America and the Caribbean. Source: AntiochPatriarchate.orgRead More
Archimandrite Basilios (Kodseie) elected as Metropolitan of Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines
From St. Elias Showaya Monastery, 04 October, 2017 The Antiochian Holy Synod, held in St. Elias Showaya monastery elected Archimandrite Basilios (Kodseie) as Metropolitan of Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines. Source: AntiochPatriarchate.orgRead More
Electing Archimandrites John Batash and Theodore Ghandour as two patriarchal representative bishops
From St. Elias Showaya Monastery, 05 October 2017 The Holy Synod of Antioch, held in St. Elias Showaya Monastery, elected the two Archimandrites John Batash and Theodore Ghandour as representative bishops for His Beatitude John X. Source: AntiochPatriarchate.orgRead More
His Grace, Bishop Antoun – Memory Eternal!
His Grace Bishop Antoun, auxiliary bishop in the Archdiocese of North America has fallen asleep in the Lord. His Grace was a dearly beloved, diligent pastor over many years and had only recently retired. A full obituary and memorial may be found on our North American Archdiocesan web site here. The Address of Met. Joseph […]Read More
Pilgrimage for Bertram, Ilam, Saturday 5th August 2017Read More
Archdiocesan Conference 2017
The Annual Archdiocesan Conference met from 29th to 31st May (2017) in the Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick in Derbyshire. This year saw the highest attendance ever and the topic “Ordering the Church’s Worship” was of great benefit to us all. We were greatly blessed by the presence of our Metropolitan. Many old friendships were renewed […]Read More
The Metropolitan Visits St Dunstan, Poole
On 7th May, His Eminence, Metropolitan Silouan visited the parish of St Dunstan, Poole. This is a community which has seen considerable growth over recent years and the Romanesque building which is its temple is very fitting for Orthodox worship.Read More
The Servant of God, Metropolitan Elia (Saliba), Memory Eternal!
With sadness, and with hope in the Resurrection, His Eminence Metropolitan Silouan conveys the news from the Patriarchate of Antioch of the falling asleep in the Lord of His Eminence Metropolitan Elia (Saliba) of the Antiochian Archdiocese of Hama (or Afamia) in central Syria, which he faithfully shepherded since 1984. Metropolitan Elia reposed on […]Read More
The Metropolitan’s St Patrick’s Day Message
Holy and Righteous St Patrick bless you all and pray to God for us! I am filled with joy to share in your happiness on this holy day for all Ireland. Our beloved faith and our One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church came to these Islands through these remarkable monks and Saints in the […]Read More