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
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 October (Holy and Glorious Apostle Thomas)

26th October (Iveron Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos; St. Cogman, abbot of Lochalsh)

2nd November (Demetrius (Parental) Saturday, remembrance of the dead; St. Acca, bishop of Hexham)

9th November (Martyr Nestor of Thessalonica; St. Odran, monk of Iona; St. Ia, virgin of Cornwall)

16th November (Martyrs Acepsimas the Bishop, Joseph the Presbyter, and Aeithalas the Deacon; St. Winifred of Treffynon (Holywell))

23rd November (Apostles Erastus, Olympas, Herodion, Sosipater, Quartus, and Tertius of the Seventy)

30th November (Venerable Nikon, abbot of Radonezh; Venerable Hilda, abbess of Whitby)

7th December (Great-martyr Catherine of Alexandria; St. Minver, virgin of Cornwall)

14th December (Righteous Philaret the Merciful; St. Botolph, of Boston (England), abbot and confessor)

21st December (Venerable Cyril, abbot of Chelma Hill; Martyr Anthusa at Rome)

28th December (St. Stephen the Confessor, archbishop of Surozh in the Crimea)

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.

For all other services (Baptisms, Weddings, Panikhidas) please contact the Priest at least 3 weeks ahead. Please click the link to read our Privacy Policy.