THE FELLOWSHIP OF SAINT ALBAN AND SAINT SERGIUS - LONDON BRANCH 

 
 
  
 
 
Autumn 2016 Newsletter
 



Between  Monsters, observations from the civil war in Syria

1st to 7th September 2016


An illustrated Talk by Jo Simister

of Living Stones of the Holy Land Trust,


on Thursday 27th October at 7.30 pm


at St James’s Church, Sussex Gardens (Paddington ) W2

Close to Lancaster Gate tube station

Eucharist at 6.30 pm   Light Refreshments


The observers were a group of seven who had been invited by the Armenian Archbishop of Damascus, the Chaldean Catholic Bishop of Aleppo, the President of the Armenian Evangelical Church in Syria and the Grand Mufti of Syria.    The group went to Syria to listen, learn and meet as many people as possible;  to express their commitment to impartiality and solidarity with those who are suffering regardless of faith, culture or politics;  to hear from religious and political leaders and internally displaced people;  and to visit different religious communities and experience their places of worship.

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Other Items of Interest to Members

 

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UNIVERSITY OF WINCHESTER,

FACULTY OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

 

“The Fellowship of St Alban and St Sergius:  Quest for Truth,

Quest for Theology, Quest for Unity”

 

An Exploration of Eastern Orthodox and Anglican Ecumenical, Theological and

Ecclesiological relations from 1927 until 2012

 

The London Branch of the Fellowship wishes to congratulate  Dr Dimitris Salapatas on the completion of his thesis with the above title and the award of his postgraduate research degree.


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THE ANGLICAN & EASTERN CHURCHES ASSOCIATION

 

ANNUAL CONSTANTINOPLE LECTURE


“Easter, Calendar and Cosmos: an Orthodox View”

Lecture to be given by Professor Andrew Louth

on Thursday 17th November at 6pm

at Southwark (Anglican) Cathedral


By kind permission of the Dean and Chapter

Evensong 5.30 pm                                   Reception (tickets £20) 7.15 pm

  • Tickets from the Secretary, AECA:  janet.laws@londin.clara.co.uk

     

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    THE METROPOLITAN ANTHONY OF SOUROZH FOUNDATION


  • CONFERENCE IN MEMORY OF METROPOLITAN ANTHONY


  • THEME: “IN THE EYE OF THE STORM”

    on Saturday 19th November

    at St Sava’s Church Hall,  89 Lancaster Rd W11


  • Speakers: Fr Ivan Moody (Lisbon),  Costa Carras (Athens)

    Anna Conomos (London),  Fr Demetrios Bathrellos (Athens)

     

    Booking is essential: masf.foundation@gmail.com  01869 347457

    Programme & Application form:  www. exarchate.org.uk

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Pilgrimages and Regular Events


Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom in English -
The Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Holy Family, London

The Divine Liturgy is served in English regularly on the second Saturday of each month at 4 pm. This is an initiative of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of the Holy Family, to reach out to new generations of the Eastern Catholic community whose language is English, to bring the Gospel of Christ to those who do not know Him, and who may draw closer to Him through the tradition of the Byzantine Church, through becoming more familiar with the life and worship of the Christian East.

The Cathedral is on Duke Street, London W1, just south from Oxford Street and not far from Selfridges. The nearest Tube station is Bond Street. Please come and bring friends. All Catholics - Latin, Roman Catholic and Eastern Catholic - can receive Holy Communion.

The dates for 2016 are as follow: November 12, December 12. 2017 dates to be confirmed.

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St. George's Antiochian Orthodox Church, Redhill Street NW1

 

Monthly celebrations of the Divine Liturgy (in English) at 11.00am at St. George's (corner of Albany Street) on first Sunday in the month.

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Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Moscow Road W2

 

Monthly celebrations of the Divine Liturgy (in English) at 10.30am at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral (near Bayswater and Queensway stations) on first Saturday in the month.

 

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Prayer Group

An Ecumenical Prayer Group takes place in St James's Church, Sussex Gardens W2 3UD on the first Sunday of each month, combining Orthodox Prayers, Roman Catholic Rosary, Bible reading and other prayers, and all members and visitors are welcome.

The meetings are planned for:  6 November, 4 December 2016: 3.00pm to 4.30 (in the side Chapel)

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MEMBERSHIP SUBSCRIPTIONS

 

Our subscription year runs from mid-September. There is a single rate of £5, which has remained unchanged since the Branch’s inception in 1998. There is no charge for email notifications. Cheques should be made payable to:

 

“The Fellowship of St Alban and St Sergius”

and sent to: Ian Golds, 33 Wakefield Gardens, London SE19 2NR

 

 

The Fellowship is a Registered Charity: No. 245112