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Our Metropolitan, Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia and Ruling Bishop of Great Britain & Ireland.
L to R: Fr Mark who serves in Wales, Metropolitan Hilarion, Fr Michael who serves in Scotland.
Two of ROCOR's three UK-based hieromonks: Fr Mark and Fr Michael.
Interior of St Elisabeth's Russian Orthodox Church, Wallasey, nr Liverpool.
L to R: Fr Paul Elliot, Fr Thomas Cook, Fr Mark (Underwood), Metropolitan Hilarion, Sr Margaret, Fr Michael (Wood).
A daily pilgrim.
Late afternoon autumn sunshine.
Fr Michael at Aquileia.
Sr Margaret with Mother Anna and Chutka the Cat, during at visit to Holy Myrrhbearers Monastery in NY.
L to R: Fr Michael, Metropolitan Hilarion, Archpriest George Lapardin. Sydney, 2014.
Chapel built by a Russian pilgrim at the Monastery of the Nativity of the Mother of God at Asten in the Netherlands.
Fr Michael and Dcn Marco at the antiques market.
Liturgy in Sydney, Metropolitan Hilarion presiding.
St Flora (Blath), lay sister and cook at Kildare. From Katherine Sanders Icons.
Fr Michael on the Isle of Mull.
Fr Michael's ordination, with Metropolitan Hilarion, the resposed Archpriest Barry Jeffries, and Subdeacon Peter Ball.
Liturgy at Capel le Fern.
Holy Exaltation Church, Hobart.
Sanctuary lamp in our chapel in Edinburgh.
Interior of pre-schism chapel at Bickleigh Castle in Devon.
Lunch at the Kelvingrove Museum with Marjorie Kunch of Pascha Press.
Celebrating the Liturgy in St Oran's Chapel on Iona.
We didn't find St Irnie's Well but we did meet this friendly local.
Liturgy in Udine, Italy, 2015.
Latest news : 26/13 January
During a visit to the parish of Saint Elisabeth the New Martyr in Birkenhead at the weekend, Vladyka Hilarion awarded Fr Michael the right to wear a Gold Cross in recognition of twenty years service to the Church as a priestmonk. He also tonsured Sr Margaret to ryassaphore (the second stage of Orthodox monasticism). If you would like to know more about this and our work in general, please visit our newsletter page and sign up for regular updates four times a year. The next issue is due around St Bride's Day in mid-February.