Russian Orthodox Church in Great Britain and Ireland
(Patriarchate of Moscow)
Diocese of Sourozh
Русская Православная Церковь в Великобритании и Ирландии
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,
Portsmouth, P03 6JH.
Second Sunday of Great Lent: St Gregory Palamas Archbishop of Thessalonica
Second Sunday of Pascha: Antipascha, St Thomas Sunday
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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 !
Archpriest Michael Gogoleff Tel: 01225 858792
fax: 01225 852211
Parish Warden: Michael O’Shea, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Russian Orthodox Church of Great Britain and Ireland,
Diocese of Sourozh - www.portsmouthorthodoxchurch.org.uk
This year the 300th Anniversary of the presence of the Russian Church in the UK is being celebrated. The highlight will be the re-dedication of the Cathedral of the Dormition in London by the Patriarch of Moscow and All-Russia, Metropolitan Kirill. There are two videos that have been produced about this event:
https://vimeo.com/178785241 (in English)
https://vimeo.com/179392565 (in Russian)
Choral concert celebrating Russian priest
Russian Heritage in the UK
45 minute film by Metropolitan Hilarion entitled Orthodoxy in the British Isles
Christmas message of Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh HD
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.