His Eminence Silouan of the British Isles and Ireland

The Patriachate of Antioch and all the East

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“…And the disciples were called Christians first in Antioch” 

Acts 11:26

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Today’s Saints

Nativity Fast: fish, wine and oil allowed
Afterfeast of the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple

Commemorations:
St. Amphilochius, bishop of Iconium (394). St. Gregory, bishop of Agrigentum (594). St. Ischyrion, bishop in Egypt and hermit of Sketis (3rd C). Venerable Sisinios the Confessor, bishop of Kyzikos (c.325). St. Dionysios 1st, patriarch of Constantinople (15th C). St. Alexander Nevsky (in schema Alexis), grand prince of Novgorod (1263).

British Isles and Ireland:
St. Columbanus of Bobbio, abbot and missionary (615). St. Polin, abbot of Whitland (6th C).

Today’s Readings

2 Thessalonians 1:1-10Luke 17:20-25

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FEATURES

2021 Calendar Orders

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Book Review October 2019

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Belfast Visit 2019

Belfast Visit 2019

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EVENTS

St Fursey's Appeal

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"Orthodoxy in Ireland" Interview

“Orthodoxy in Ireland” Interview

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Sayedna's Visit to Ilam and Dresden

Sayedna’s Visit to Ilam and Dresden

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MEDIA

Galleries

Galleries

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Videos

Videos

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Orthodox Christian Prayer

Orthodox Christian Prayer

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Enthronement Video

Enthronement Video

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