Russian Orthodox Church in Great Britain and Ireland

(Patriarchate of Moscow)

Diocese of Sourozh


Русская Православная Церковь в Великобритании и Ирландии

(Московский Патриархат)

Сурожская Епархия

         Welcome to the website of the

        Parish of St. Peter and St. Paul.



 The Parish of St. Peter and St. Paul 
will meet to worship at:

         St. Joseph R.C. Church,

Tangier Road,

Copnor Bridge,

Portsmouth, P03 6JH.

         Next services :  

Holy Unction(Соборование)will be held on Friday 30th March between 10.30am-1.30pm

Пятница, 30 марта в 10.30 (обратите внимание на время)


Friday March 30th at 10.30 (please note the time)

Holy Unction

served by Fr Anthony Ilyin from the London Cathedral

Divine Liturgy will be served here next on Sunday April 15th

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Confessions are heard on Sundays before the Liturgy or by prior arrangement with the Priest.

For Baptisms, Weddings and Panikhidas (Memorials), you are invited to contact the Priest, at least three weeks in advance.

The Parish is part of the Diocese of Sourozh within the Patriarchate of Moscow. 

The Divine Liturgy is served in English and Church Slavonic.

The parish follows the Old (Julian) Calendar.
We are a multi-ethnic parish. After the Liturgy we enjoy
 a 'bring-and-share' meal together.
All are welcome !

     The Priest:  Archpriest Dmitry Karpenko  

Tel : 07521 619 256  E-mail : karpenkodm@me.com


    Parish Warden:  Michael O’Shea, e-mail: gmo48@hotmail.com


Russian Orthodox Church of Great Britain and Ireland, Diocese of Sourozh - www.portsmouthorthodoxchurch.org.uk

Troparion to St Peter and St  Paul :

Leaders of the apostles and teachers of the world,

           pray to the Master of all to grant peace to the world        
    and great mercy to our souls.
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