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 :  

Sunday 2nd OCTOBER at 11 AM 

Afterfeast of the Exaltation of the Cross, Liturgy 11.00 am

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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: gmo48@hotmail.com


Russian Orthodox Church of Great Britain and Ireland,

 Diocese of Sourozh - www.portsmouthorthodoxchurch.org.uk


Russian Princess buried in Hayling Island http://www.portsmouth.co.uk/our-region/portsmouth/grave-of-russian-princess-who-lived-on-hayling-island-gets-a-royal-restoration-1-7523313

THE grave of a Russian princess left barely recognisable has been restored to look as good as new.

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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