His Eminence Silouan of the British Isles and Ireland

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

Acts 11:26

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Today’s Saints

Fast day: strict fast

Commemorations:
Holy 45 Martyrs at Nicopolis in Armenia, including Leontius, Maurice, Daniel, Antony, Alexander, Anicetus, Sisinius, Meneus, and Belerad (c.319). St. Gregory, bishop of Assos near Ephesus (1150). The Placing of the Honourable Robe of the Lord at Moscow (1625). New Hieromartyr archpriest Joseph of Damascus and Companions (1860). Venerable New Martyrs Nicodemus the Albanian and Nectarius of the St. Anne Skete on Athos. Holy Martyr Apollonius of Sardis (3rd C). 10,000 Fathers of the desert and caves of Scetis martyred by the impious patriarch Theophilus of Alexandria (398).

British Isles and Ireland:
St. Etto (Hetto) (c.670).

Today’s Readings

Romans 16:1-16Matthew 13:4-9

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FEATURES

Coronavirus and the Archdiocese

Coronavirus and the Archdiocese

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Book Review October 2019

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Belfast Visit 2019

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Community, Difference and Division in the Orthodox Church

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EVENTS

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Visit to Poole, Ordination of Fr Alexander

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Sayedna Visits Sutton

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MEDIA

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Orthodox Christian Prayer

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Enthronement Video

Enthronement Video

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