Monthly Archives: June 2024

The Nativity of the Forerunner

On the Birth of the Honourable, Glorious, Prophet and Baptist John By St. Luke of Simferopol In the history of mankind there are only two major events which God announced by means of the Archangel Gabriel. These are the Birth

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Milburga, Abbess of Wenlock

We will celebrate the translation of the relics of Saint Milburga with Matins & Divine Liturgy at 9.30am on 25 June. On 23 February and 25 June (translation of her relics) we commemorate our venerable mother, Milburga, princess and abbess

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Orthodox Crossing: First Dibs Michael!

Picking things is great. That sense of personal agency amongst the sweet wafting aroma of options. It could be just grazing your eyes down the biscuit aisle of your local vendor or something altogether more romantic like when I used

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Synaxarion for the Sunday of Pentecost

On this day, the eighth Sunday of Pascha, we celebrate Holy Pentecost. VersesIn a mighty wind doth Christ distribute the Divine Spirit,In the form of fiery tongues unto the Apostles.In one great day, the Spirit was poured forth upon the

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Saturday of Souls: In the Hope of the Resurrection of Christ

On 22 June, at 10am, there will be a Divine Liturgy and Memorial service for Ψυχοσάββατο – Moșii de vară – Задушница – Saturday of Souls. In the Orthodox Church, there is an important and long-standing tradition of praying for

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2024 Paniyiri of the Church of the 318 Holy Fathers

On 16 June, the Sunday of the 318 Godbearing Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council of Nicaea, His Grace Bishop Maximos of Melitene presided at Orthros and celebrated the Divine Liturgy for the feast day of the church. Also serving

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CTIS Election Hustings – Monday 24 June

Churches Together in Shrewsbury will host an election hustings this year on Monday, June 24, from 7pm to 8.30pm. The event will feature local prospective parliamentary candidates in an evening of lively debate and conversation at Holy Trinity Church, Meole

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Pilgrimage to St. Seiriol’s Holy Well, Anglesey

St. Seiriol, a Welsh hermit and son of a king, lived in the sixth century. The saint lived as a hermit on Anglesey, where his little “beehive” cell and holy well still exist. According to tradition, he was a close

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Our patrons, the 318 Holy Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council of Nicaea

The Sixth Sunday after the Great Feast of All-Holy Pascha is observed by the Orthodox Church as the Sunday of the Holy Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council. This day commemorates the 318 God-bearing Fathers who gathered in the city

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Feast of the 318 Holy Fathers, Shrewsbury

This weekend, we celebrate our patronal feast—the feast of the 318 Godbearing Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council of Nicaea. On Saturday we will have festal vespers at 6pm. We will celebrate Matins and the Divine Liturgy on Sunday at

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