Presentation of the Archdiocese
A brief presentation of the Archdiocese of Russian Orthodox Churches in Western Europe (Exarchate of the Ecumenical Patriarch).
See also the website of the Deanery in Great Britain and Ireland
Until the election of a new Archbishop, during the celebration of divine services, in all the parishes (...)
For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. (John 3:16)
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ,
Christ is Risen!
“If you knew the gift of God ...” Jn. IV.10
It is with great joy that I join you all on this morning that knows no evening, on this feast that has no end, in this new time that enters the old world, in this blessed moment of eternity, where, as we contemplate the icon of the Descent into Hell, in which Christ drags Adam and Eve from the grave and with them raises us in the sweet and divine (...)
“O living sacrifice, God and Saviour, who hast of Thine own will offered thyself to Thy Father, by rising from the tomb, Thou didst raise with Thee all the human race.” (6th Ode Paschal Canon)
Christ is Risen!
Message to the clergy and faithful of the Exarchate from His Eminence Archbishop Gabriel on the occasion of the restoration of communion between the Moscow Patriarchate and the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia
Metropolitan Kirill: The canonical conflict with Bishop Basil (Osborne) has now been completely settled, but the human one remains.
Christmas Message from His Eminence Archbishop Gabriel of Comana to the Clergy and Faithful of the Archdiocese of Orthodox Parishes of Russian Tradition in Western Europe.
‘Christ is born, glorify Him; Christ comes from heaven, go out to meet Him.’