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. Our parish clergy: Archpriest Michael Gogoleff, Deacon Sergei Sokolovsky, Reader Yegor Doush.

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):

20th July (Venerable Evdokia of Moscow; St. Hedda, bishop of the West Saxons; St. Willibald, bishop of Eichstatt)

27th July (Venerable Nicodemus of Mount Athos; Martyr Justus at Rome)

3rd August (Prophet Ezekiel, Venerable Onuphrius the Silent of the Kiev Caves, Martyr Victor of Marseilles)

10th August (Smolensk "Directress" Icon of the Mother of God; St. Samson, bishop of Dol in Brittany)

17th August (Holy Seven Youths of Ephesus, Martyr Eleutherius of Constantinople)

24th August (Afterfeast of the Transfiguration; Martyr Gaius, pope of Rome)

31st August (Afterfeast of Dormition of Holy Virgin Mary; Martyrs Hermes, Serapion, and Polyaenus of Rome)

7th September (St Apostle Bartholomew, St Apostle Titus of the Seventy)

14th September (Venerable Symeon Stylites and his mother St. Martha)

21st September (Nativity of the Holy Mother of God)

28th September (Saturday after the Universal Elevation of the Precious and Life-Creating Cross of the Lord, Great-martyr Nicetas the Goth)

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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