Bulletin 18 February 2022

Schedule of Services

Sat, 15 Jun 2024
  • 6:00 pm Great Vespers for Patronal Festival

    Church of the 318 Holy Fathers

Sun, 16 Jun 2024
  • Patronal Festival & Πανηγύρι Church of 318 Holy Fathers

  • 9:30 am Matins for Patronal Feast of 318 Holy Fathers

    Church of 318 Holy Fathers, SY2 6FB

  • 10:30 am Divine Liturgy for the Feast of the 318 Holy Fathers

    Church of the 318 Holy Fathers, SY2 6FB

  • 12:00 pm Patronal Festival - Greek BBQ and festivities

Wed, 19 Jun 2024
  • 🍇 Thaddeus (Jude) the Apostle & Brother of Our Lord

Thu, 20 Jun 2024
  • 10:30 am Morning Prayer & Scripture Study

Sat, 22 Jun 2024
  • Alban Protomartyr of Britain

  • The Saturday of Souls

  • 10:00 am Divine Liturgy for Saturday of Souls with Memorials

  • 6:00 pm Great Vespers (Evening Prayer)

    Church of the 318 Holy Fathers

Sun, 23 Jun 2024
  • Holy Pentecost

  • 9:30 am Matins (Morning Prayer)

    St Julian's Church, Fish St, Shrewsbury, SY1 1UH

  • 10:30 am Divine Liturgy (Eucharist)

    St Julian's Church, Fish St, Shrewsbury, SY1 1UH

Mon, 24 Jun 2024
  • Nativity of the Forerunner John the Baptist

Tue, 25 Jun 2024
  • Milburga of Wenlock (Translation of the relics)

  • 9:30 am Matins & Divine Liturgy for St. Milburga

    Church of the 318 Holy Fathers, SY2 6FB

Thu, 27 Jun 2024
  • 10:30 am Morning Prayer & Scripture Study

Sat, 29 Jun 2024
  • Peter and Paul, the Holy Apostles

  • 6:00 pm Great Vespers (Evening Prayer)

    Church of the 318 Holy Fathers

Sun, 30 Jun 2024
  • Synaxis of the Twelve Holy Apostles

  • 9:30 am Matins (Morning Prayer)

    St Julian's Church, Fish St, Shrewsbury, SY1 1UH

  • 10:30 am Divine Liturgy (Eucharist)

    St Julian's Church, Fish St, Shrewsbury, SY1 1UH

Mon, 01 Jul 2024
  • Cosmas & Damian the Holy Unmercenaries

Tue, 02 Jul 2024
  • Deposition of the Precious Robe of the Theotokos in Blachernae

Wed, 03 Jul 2024
  • 10:30 am Church cleaning

Thu, 04 Jul 2024
  • 10:30 am Morning Prayer & Scripture Study

Fri, 05 Jul 2024
  • Athanasius of Mount Athos Lampadus the Wonderworker

Sat, 06 Jul 2024
  • 6:00 pm Great Vespers (Evening Prayer)

    Church of the 318 Holy Fathers

Sun, 07 Jul 2024
  • 2nd Sunday of Matthew

  • 9:30 am Matins (Morning Prayer)

    St Julian's Church, Fish St, Shrewsbury, SY1 1UH

  • 10:30 am Divine Liturgy (Eucharist)

    St Julian's Church, Fish St, Shrewsbury, SY1 1UH

Mon, 08 Jul 2024
  • The Holy Great Martyr Procopius

Thu, 11 Jul 2024
  • Euphemia the Great Martyr

  • Sophrony of Essex

  • 10:30 am Divine Liturgy for Feast of St. Sophrony of Essex

Sat, 13 Jul 2024
  • Synaxis of Archangel Gabriel

  • 6:00 pm Great Vespers (Evening Prayer)

    Church of the 318 Holy Fathers

Sun, 14 Jul 2024
  • Sunday of the Holy Fathers of the 4th Ecumenical Council

  • 9:30 am Matins (Morning Prayer)

    St Julian's Church, Fish St, Shrewsbury, SY1 1UH

  • 10:30 am Divine Liturgy (Eucharist)

    St Julian's Church, Fish St, Shrewsbury, SY1 1UH

  • 12:00 pm Memorial Service -- 50th anniversary of the illegal Turkish invasion and occupation of Cyprus

Bishop Maximos

On 30 January His Grace Bishop Maximos of Melitene moved to the Midlands to assist His Eminence Archbishop Nikitas with pastoral and episcopal duties in the region.  We warmly welcome Bishop Maximos to the Midlands and look forward to his first visit to the Church of the 318 Godbearing Fathers very soon.  AXIOS! WORTHY!  You can read more about Bishop Maximos here.

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Feast of Saint Milburga

On 23 February we celebrate the Feast of our venerable Mother Milburga.  Saint Milburga Saint Milburga is one of the patrons of our Church.  There will be a Divine Liturgy for the Feast at 9.00am in the morning of the feast.

Father David Somalis of the Community of Saint Haralambos, Luton has composed a full Akolouthia for the Saint.  Click here to read the service.

You can read the history of Saint Milburga by Christopher Jobson on our website here.

Cheesefare Sunday

On Cheesefare Sunday (Forgiveness Sunday) 6 March there will be a bring and share lunch in after the Divine Liturgy in Telford (no meat).

To learn more about Cheesefare Sunday: the biblical story, the icon of the day, the gospel reading, the reading from the apostle and the Orthodox celebration follow this link here.

Visit of the Varangian Guard to Shrewsbury

On 20 March a local re-enactment group of Varangian Guard will visit the Varangian Guard Youth Club of our church.  The Varangian Guard were the household guard of the emperors of the Eastern Roman Empire in Constantinople.  In the later years of the Eastern Roman Empire before the fall of Constantinople to the Ottoman Turks the Varangian Guard included Anglo Saxon refugees and mercenaries from Britain.  The local re-enactment group will demonstrate tell us about the Varangian Guard, demonstrate some of the fighting techniques.  All are welcome to join take part in the event.

Varangian Guard

Please support our Archdiocese

Our Archdiocese is appealing for funds to support its vitally important work to support the ministry of all of the churches of the Archdiocese.  We are looking for at least twenty families of our community who will be willing to support the Archdiocese with a monthly donation of at least £10 per month.

Please talk to Fr Stephen or Fr Dcn Panteleimon if you are willing to step forward to make this commitment.  For more information about the appeal please visit the Archdiocese website

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