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Timetable for the Holy Week of 18/04-24/04

Great Wednesday Volunteers are needed for the cleaning of our church and preparing it for the Paskha (Easter). Church will be opened from 4pm. 18.00 – Holy Unction Great Thursday 10.00 – Divine Liturgy. 17.30 – Matins with the Twelve Passion Gospels. Great Friday 10.00 – Royal Hours 18.00 – Vespers with the Procession of

Sheila Ralphs – a tribute by Mariana Greenan

Sheila Ralphs, born on 16th February 1923, died on 16th April 2021. Next Monday, 24th May, we shall be saying farewell to our dear Sheila, who was a shining light in our parish of the Pokrov, and its oldest parishioner. The funeral will take take place in our church at 11.30 a.m., followed by interment.

Rules for visiting our church during the period of Government quarantine measures to combat coronavirus from 2nd December 2020

Update from December 2, 2020 Dear brothers and sisters! According to the requirements of the British Government to ensure safety during the coronavirus epidemic, when visiting the Russian Orthodox Parish of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin in Manchester to participate in services from December 2nd, 2020, the following rules must be taken into account:

IMPORTANT: From November 5, 2020, parishioners’ access to the churches of the Sourozh Diocese will be possible only for individual prayer

Dear brothers and sisters! Due to the new Government restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic, we are very sorry to inform you that from November 5, 2020 until the end of the restrictive measures, services in all churches of the Diocese of Sourozh in England, including the Cathedral of the Dormition in London, will be

Important: Divine services in parishes of the Sourozh Diocese on the territory of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland are suspended

Taking into account the widespread expansion of coronavirus infection and following the decision by the British Government, we are very sorry to inform you that all services in the parishes of the Diocese of Sourozh in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland are suspended, starting from Sunday, March 22, 2020, until a