The Orthodox Community of All Saints of Britain and Ireland in Birmingham

The Russian Orthodox Church in Britain and Ireland

About Us

We are a Eucharistic Community within the Diocese of Sourozh, Moscow Patriarchate. The Diocese in this country was founded by Metropolitan Anthony (Bloom) of blessed memory. The diocese is headed by Bishop Matthew of Sourozh.

We are a multi-ethnic community and Orthodox Christians from various nationalities worship with us. The services are in Church Slavonic (with some English) and may be attended by anyone who is interested, although only Orthodox Christians may receive Holy Communion at the Divine Liturgy. Services are held in:

The Oratory Church of the Immaculate Conception
141 Hagley Road
Edgbaston
Birmingham B16 8UE
The Church is in Birmingham city centre within walking distance from the station "Five Ways". Please click here for more details on how to find us. Please also note that our services are held in the Upper Chapel. It is on the first floor (please use a separate entry). There is a lift as well.

Here are the nearest services (all start at 10:30am):

19th January (The Holy Theophany, Baptism of Our Lord Jesus Christ; Blessing of waters)

26th January (Saturday after the Baptism of Our Lord Jesus Christ)

2nd Febuary (Venerable Euthymius the Great; Martyr Anna at Rome)

9th February (remembrance of all persecuted for Faith in Christ; Translation of the relics of St. John Chrysostom)

16th February (The Meeting of Our Lord Jesus Christ in Temple; St. Laurence of Canterbury, bishop)

23rd February (Hieromartyr Charalampus; Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos of Areovindus)

2nd March (The Saturday of the Dead; St. Hermogenes, patriarch of Moscow and all Russia; St. Finan, bishop of Lindisfarne; Panikhida after the Liturgy)

9th March (St Matrona of Moscow; St. John the Baptist; St. Cummain Ailbe, abbot of Ilona)

16th March (Great Martyr Theodore Tyro; St. Winwaloe of Brittany)

23rd March (Martyrs Codratus, Saturninus, and Rufinus; St. Kessog, bishop of Loch Lomond)

30th March (Venerable Alexis the Man of God; Venerable Patrick of Ireland)

Confessions are before the Liturgy. Please come for confessions early.

For further information contact Archpriest Michael Gogoleff, tel: 01225 858792 or Inga Popova, tel: 07465206030.


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