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Supraśl 2022 | A world gathering of Orthodox Youth

July 18-24, 2022, Supraśl, Poland “Go and bear fruit” John 15:16 Supraśl 2022 is a one week gathering of Orthodox youth from around the world coming together to experience the unity and universality of our Holy Orthodox Faith, to be

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Angelic Beings – OFSJB Summer Conference

Booking is now open for the OFSJB conference on Angelic Beings. 25-29 August 2022 in Walsingham, Norfolk UK. OFSJB encourages all those interested to register as soon possible as places are limited! As well as talks, services and time to

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Youth Fun Day

On 11 June members of our youth club, the Varangian Guard, joined other Shropshire youth clubs at a youth fun day at Ironbridge. The fun day was organised by the Shropshire Youth Association (SYA) and attended by around 100 children

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Feast of the 318 Godbearing Fathers

On 5 June 2022 the Church of the 318 Godbearing Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council of Nicaea, Shrewsbury celebrated its patronal feast with great solemnity. The Feastday was attended by members of the community along with many visitors from

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Presvytera receives long service award

On 11 June 2022, at a youth fun day, Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Shropshire presented Presvytera Catherine with an award from the Shropshire Youth Association for her long term commitment and dedication to the Greek Orthodox Youth Club. Richly deserved!

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Fundraising BBQ 19 June

On Sunday 19 June, All Saints Sunday, we will be holding a Greek BBQ after the Divine Liturgy at 12.30pm. All are welcome! It would help us very much with ordering if we had an idea of numbers. Therefore if

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Beneath Thy Compassion: Exploring the Marian Devotion of the Early Church

by Theo Andreou Over one thousand years stands between these two images of the Mother of God tenderly embracing her Son. They testify to the truth of Mary’s own words in Luke 1:48: ‘For behold, from now on all generations will

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Bishop Maximos of Melitene

Visits of His Grace Bishop Maximos of Melitene

We were very pleased to receive His Grace Bishop Maximos of Melitene on Friday 15 April when he came to our church for the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts. We had a good attendance for a Friday evening and five

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Feast of Palms

A song of Romanos the Melodist for the Feast of Palms

Introductory Note The first Proemium and first Strophe are still used in the Triodion for Palm Sunday as Kontakion and Ikos. The second Proemium is used as the Ypakoe for the feast. It is written in the Plagal of the 2nd [6th]

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Divine Services for Great Week & Pascha

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