Archdiocese

Archimandrite Jean Renneteau elected bishop of Charioupolis

On 13 February 2015, the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, at the proposal of His Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew unanimously elected the very reverend Archimandrite of the Ecumenical Throne, Jean (Renneteau) as bishop of Charioupolis as auxiliary bishop to the Patriarch.

Patriarchal letter to the clergy and faithful of the Exarchate

Your Eminence Archbishop Job of Telmessos, well beloved brother in the Holy Spirit and concelebrant with my humble self, Exarch of the Orthodox parishes of the Russian tradition in Western Europe under the most holy Ecumenical Throne, most pious priests and deacons, honourable dignitaries and blessed Christians of this patriarchal Exarchate, may the grace and peace of God be with you, along with my prayers and blessing.

Paschal Message of His Eminence Job

PASCHAL MESSAGE
of His Eminence, Job, Archbishop of Telmessos,
Exarch of the Ecumenical Patriarch,
to the Clergy, Monks and Faithful
of the Archdiocese of the Russian Orthodox Churches in Western Europe

CHRISTMAS MESSAGE from Archbishop Job of Telmessos

“Thou hast assumed a body of lowly clay, O Christ. By sharing our humble flesh, Thou hast made our race partakers of divinity. By becoming mortal man yet remaining God, Thou hast raised us from death to life. Holy art Thou, O Lord!” (3rd Ode of the first Canon of the Feast).

Enthronement of Archbishop Job

Ceremony of the Enthronement of His Eminence Archbishop Job.The enthronement of Archbishop Job took place on 5 December 2013 at the St Alexander Nevsky cathedral in Paris, in the presence of a large gathering of clergy and laity from Paris as well as from those who had specially come from the provinces, from Belgium, Holland, Germany and Great Britain.The ceremony was presided over by metropolitan Emmanuel, bishop of the diocese of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in France and chairman of the Episcopal Assem

Pastoral Message from Archbishop Job

Job,
By the Grace of God
Archbishop of Telmessos, Exarch of the Ecumenical Patriarchate
 
Pastoral Message
To the clergy, monastics and faithful
of the Archdiocese of Russian Orthodox Churches in Western Europe
 
Dearly beloved Fathers, Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
It is with great emotion that I come before you today, on the feast of the Holy Apostle Andrew the First Called, the day of my ordination to the episcopate by His All Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch and the bishops who conce

New Archbishop elected for the Exarchate

On Friday 1 November 2013, Archimandrite Job (Getcha) was elected as our new Archbishop by the General Assembly meeting in Paris.

Archbishop Gabriel laid to rest

The funeral of Archbishop Gabriel was held on Saturday 3 November at the St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Paris.  The service was conducted by Metropolitan Emanuel with two Romanian bishops and many clergy and laity in attendance. 

The Funeral of Archbishop Gabriel

The funeral of Archbishop Gabriel will take place on Saturday 2 November 2013. It will commence with the celebration of a pontifical Divine Liturgy at 8.00 am, in the St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral.

Vigil for Archbishop Gabriel

The coffin of our dearly beloved Archbishop Gabriel will arrive at the St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral on Wednesday 30 October between 3.00 and 4.00 pm. Upon its arrival, a panikhida will immediately be celebrated.

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