The Orthodox Community of All Saints of Britain and Ireland in Birmingham

The Russian Orthodox Church in Britain and Ireland

About Us

We are a Eucharistic Community within the Diocese of Sourozh, Moscow Patriarchate. The Diocese in this country was founded by Metropolitan Anthony (Bloom) of blessed memory. The diocese is headed by Bishop Matthew of Sourozh.

We are a multi-ethnic community and Orthodox Christians from various nationalities worship with us. The services are in Church Slavonic (with some English) and may be attended by anyone who is interested, although only Orthodox Christians may receive Holy Communion at the Divine Liturgy. Services are held in:

The Oratory Church of the Immaculate Conception
141 Hagley Road
Edgbaston
Birmingham B16 8UE
The Church is in Birmingham city centre within walking distance from the station "Five Ways". Please click here for more details on how to find us. Please also note that our services are held in the Upper Chapel. It is on the first floor (please use a separate entry). There is a lift as well.

Here are the nearest services (all start at 10:30am):

3rd November (Forefeast of the Kazan Icon; Demetrius Saturday, Commemoration of the Dead; St. Malathgeny of Cluain-Edneach)

10th November (Venerable Job of Pochaev; St. Demetrius of Rostov)

17th November (Venerable Ioannicius, Hieromartyr Nicander; St. Birnstan, bishop of Winchester)

24th November (Martyr Menas of Egypt, Martyrs Stephanida and Vincent of Spain)

1st December (Synaxis of All Saints of Estonia; Martyrs Platon and Romanus; St. Mawes, bishop in Cornwall and Brittany)

8th December (Apodosis of the Entry of the Most Holy Theotokos into the Temple; Hieromartyr Clement, pope of Rome)

15th December (Prophet Abbacum; Venerable Athanasius, recluse of the Kiev Caves; St. Stephen, king of Serbia)

22nd December (The Conception by St. Anna of the Most Holy Theotokos; Saint Sophronios, Archbishop of Cyprus)

29th December (St. Sophia of Suzdal; Martyr Marinus of Rome; Venerable Tibba, abbess of Castor)

5th January (Forefeast of the Nativity of Christ)

12th January (Saturday after the Nativity and before the Baptism of Christ; St. Macarius, metropolitan of Moscow; St. Egwin, bishop of Worcester)

Confessions are before the Liturgy. Please come for confessions early.

For further information contact Archpriest Michael Gogoleff, tel: 01225 858792 or Inga Popova, tel: 07465206030.


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