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05/09/2021 Today's Homily - Father Mark talks on the afterfeast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos."Our Mother is the Mother of God, who has been translated from life unto life.” ... Click Here To See MoreClick Here To See Less
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Saturday 4th September 2021, 17:32

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29/08/2021 - Homily from today's Liturgy for the second day of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos.Following today's Liturgy, Father Mark talks of the Mother of God as the “Hodegetria” (She who shows the way), and how we can become icons of Christ to also show the way. ... Click Here To See MoreClick Here To See Less
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ORTHODOX CHUMS, IT'S TIME TO MARCH FOR LIFE AND TAKE A STAND FOR THE INNOCENT LIVES OF THE UNBORN. COME TO LONDON ON SATURDAY 4 SEPTEMBER, FULL DETAILS BELOW.With the blessing of His Grace, Irenei, Bishop of London & Western Europe, Orthodox clergy and faithful are encouraged to attend the March for Life in London on Saturday 4 September. This is the UK’s largest public witness for the inherent sanctity of all human life and against the heinous evil of the abortion industry. As can be seen in the recently published Abortion Statistics: England and Wales by the Department of Health and Social Care, over 2020, a total of 209, 917 innocent children were murdered in the womb, the highest number since the introduction of the Abortion Act (1967). According to the Office of National Statistics, shockingly, this now means that in the UK over 1 in every 4 pregnancies now ends in abortion rather than the birth of a new child. Added all together, this entails that the total number of childrens’ lives which have been lost to the holocaust of abortion here in the UK is now at a monstrous 9.5 million. This evil and injustice cannot simply be allowed to stand, but demands a response from those of us whose eyes are open to the demonic reality behind the abortion industry.Before the March, participants are invited to the Emmanuel Centre, 9-23 Marsham Street, London, SW1P 3DW. From 10am – 1pm there will be a variety of talks and exhibits by different Pro-Life speakers and organisations. The organisers of the March for Life have also kindly agreed to make a room available for Orthodox participants where we can gather at 12.30pm. At 12.30pm we hope to have a short Moleben before the March commences from outside the Centre at 1.30pm. The March will then peacefully proceed from the Emmanuel Centre and end at Parliament Square with some key-note speakers at around 4pm. Those clergy or faithful who are unable to attend are asked to pray for all those going on the March especially as there is likely to be a loud and aggressive counter-protest by a mob of Pro-choice advocates.If you are interested in attending the march then please contact us. ... Click Here To See MoreClick Here To See Less
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Wednesday 25th August 2021, 22:26

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Little Yuriy has started his bell ringing apprenticeship, after another 20 years of summer holidays he will be qualified to ring them for the parish in Cardiff ... Click Here To See MoreClick Here To See Less
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The Orthodox Faithful gathered in Kiev greet His Beatitude, Metropolitan Onuphry, whom Patriarch Bartholomew only 'tolerates'.God grant His Beatitude 'Many Years' and preserve Ukraine from the persecutors of the Church of Christ. ... Click Here To See MoreClick Here To See Less
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22/08/2021 - Homily from today's Liturgy of the afterfeast of Transfiguration“We are surrounded by the Glory of God and yet we dont see it….” Following Liturgy Father Mark gives us all encouragement on our personal journey up the spiritual mountain to experience Christ in his full Glory.If you want to be notified of new videos as they are uploaded, please subscribe to our youtube channelyoutu.be/z749v2i-6Pg ... Click Here To See MoreClick Here To See Less
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MANY YEARS TO OSWALD ON HIS NAMEDAY!On this forefast of the Transfiguration, we greet Oswald - known to most of the parish as Tobias - and pray for God's abundant blessings upon him.In baptism, he was named for St Oswald of Northumbria, King and Martyr, whose feast we celebrate today.Oswald has shown great dedication and contributes to parish life week by week, even though he lives on the other side of the River Severn in Gloucestershire, faithfully driving to Cardiff not only to worship but to serve in the altar. His dedication is truly exemplary, and should inspire others to leave their comfort zone in order to worship and serve the Lord.Dear Oswald - congratulations and many years! ... Click Here To See MoreClick Here To See Less
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15/08/2021 - Homily for todays Gospel - The feeding of the five thousandFollowing todays Liturgy Father Mark teaches on the Gospel reading. Let us be like the little children so that we can see, hear and experience the miracles ! Through Christ all things are created and renewed. ... Click Here To See MoreClick Here To See Less
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Хва́лим Твое́ пра́зднество, ве́рнии,/ Всеми́лостиве Христе́,/ я́ко от Отца́ прише́л еси́ спасти́ ны./ Те́мже пое́м Тя пе́сньми благода́рными,/ я́ко Ты обнажи́л еси́ нам боголе́пно Боже́ственную Твою́ си́лу,/ пресла́вно чу́до творя́,/ на спасе́ние нам, благотворя́щим./ Те́мже сла́вим, Милосе́рде, смотре́ние Твое́,/ Иису́се Всемоги́й,/ Спа́се душ на́ших.O most merciful Christ, we, the faithful, sing the praises of Thy festival, for Thou didst come from the Father to save us. Wherefore, we hymn Thee with songs of thanksgiving, for as God Thou hast revealed Thy divine power, most gloriously working a miracle for the salvation of us who do good. Therefore, we glorify Thydispensation, O Merciful One, O almighty Jesus, Saviour of our souls. ... Click Here To See MoreClick Here To See Less
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Sunday 15th August 2021, 11:15

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Благий Человеколюбче, Премилосердый Господи, недуги наша понесый и ранами Твоими нас исцеливый. Пред Твоим Величеством припадающе смиренно молим Тя: призри, Благосерде, на рабы Твоя; и якоже древле исцелил еси разслабленнаго, тако и ныне, Целителю Благий, милостию и щедротами Твоими рабы Твоя посети, и уврачуй нашу болезнь греховную. Недуги наша душевныя и телесныя во здравие претвори, немощи в силу преложи, печали в радость и скорбь во утешение премени. Отыми же от нас всякое уныние и забвение, ум наш укрепи и утверди во еже всегда в заповедех Твоих поучатися; вся уды наша исправи во еже волю Твою благую и совершенную творити, Ты бо еси целитель душ и телес наших и Тебе славу возсылаем во веки веков. Аминь.Источник: omolitvah.ru/ikony/ikona-spas-vsemilostivyy ... Click Here To See MoreClick Here To See Less
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THE NATIVITY OF ST NICHOLAS THE WONDERWORKER: 29 JULY (11 AUGUST NEW-STYLE)'The great wonder-worker, swift helper of those in need, and fervent intercessor before God, Christ’s holy hierarch Nicholas, was born in Patara, a city in the province of Lycia. His parents were honorable, well-born, wealthy folk and were Orthodox. Nicholas’ father was named Theophanes and his mother Nonna. Dwelling together in lawful wedlock, they were adorned with every virtue. Because of their God-pleasing way of life, numerous good deeds, and especially their unstinting almsgiving, they, as holy roots, were deemed worthy to put forth a holy shoot, their blessed child. Like a tree which is planted by the streams of waters, this couple was vouchsafed to bring forth fruit in its season. When their son was born, they gave him the name Nicholas, which means "victor of the nations," and truly, with God’s help he proved victorious over evil and became a benefactor of the whole world. After bearing Nicholas, Nonna never again experienced the pangs of birth: this blessed child was her first and last, nature itself confirming that it was impossible she should bear another son like Nicholas. He was sanctified by divine grace while still in his mother’s womb, and his piety was made manifest as soon as he appeared in the world. Prodigies and his love of fasting were in evidence even while his mother was still suckling him. From the moment he was put to the breast, it was clear that he would become the mightiest of miracle-workers. He took milk only from his mother’s right side because he would one day stand on the Lord’s right hand with the blessed. Showing that he would become a great faster, on Wednesdays and Fridays he suckled just once, in the evening after his parents had completed their usual rule of prayer. Theophanes and Nonna understood that he would one day be a strict ascetic, and they marveled exceedingly. Having grown accustomed to abstinence while still in swaddling clothes, Nicholas fasted every Wednesday and Friday until his blessed repose. Similarly, when placed in the font of Holy Baptism shortly after his birth, he stood for three hours without assistance, thereby glorifying the Holy Trinity, Whose eminent servant he would become and before Whom he would be a mediator for all.'From the Lives of the Saints, by St Dimitri of Rostov: ... Click Here To See MoreClick Here To See Less
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08/08/2021 - Homily for todays Gospel - The healing of the blind men Following todays Liturgy Father Mark reflects on the Gospel reading.The blind men are asked - Do you believe that I can heal you?A firm reminder that when our faith is challenged we should remember that Christ came with love to heal us all, with the power to destroy and overcome all obstacles, if we allow Him to work in us.youtu.be/rmWNppCBqMQ ... Click Here To See MoreClick Here To See Less
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Dear brothers and sisters, May I remind you that there will be no service tomorrow afternoon, as I will be working until 22:00. Having heard the confessions of Cardiff parishioners yesterday and today, Sunday confessions will be reserved for those travelling from ‘afar’. A thankyou to all who were able to fit in with my availability, and to those who kindly brought supplies to the chaplaincy – benefitting the rector and Magnus! It was good to meet and chat with the incoming Catholic chaplain, Father Nicholas Williams, this morning and hear his plans for the chaplaincy in the next academic year. We very much look forward to building a friendship with him, as the chaplaincy enters a new chapter of its life, with number 62 Park Place becoming the main chaplaincy base and centre of University Catholic life, and Newman Hall returning to life a student residence. Having packed our remaining things over the last few days, their collection will bring our time at Newman to an end. Our profound thanks go to Father Sebastian, the outgoing chaplain, for his great support since the parish relocated to the University Church, three and a half years ago. I must add that the boundless kindness, warmth and generosity of the students has been wonderful and inspiring. May God bless all of the scholars of Newman Hall – both those who have left, and those who will be returning to this very special place. Much has happened in our time at Nazareth House and Newman Hall, even before we even mention the misfortunes of the last year. We have received many blessings and felt the presence of the Mother of God during our sojourn in Cathays. We continue to hope and pray that our life may resume in Colum Rd in the future. The chaplaincy will be handed over to Father Nicholas’s custody on Monday, and we wish him every success as he takes the helm! In Christ – Hieromonk Mark ... Click Here To See MoreClick Here To See Less
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