After an extremely early start from Norwich, Deacon Julian, Natasha, Mary and myself took the Eurostar from St Pancras at 9.22 am on Friday 16th September 2011. That evening we had a meal with a friend of many years standing.
The Parish of The Dormition of the Mother of God in London, saw two ordinations last Sunday: those of Fr Alexander Willis and Dn Alban Coombes. A report will follow shortly, but in the meantime, here are the photos from the occasion.
As in previous years, the annual children’s summer camp took place in Crickhowell, Wales. A total of 36 children from the parishes and communities of the Deanery, together with about 15 helpers spent a wonderful two weeks under canvas on the beautiful site we have been privileged to use for the past nine years.
Seven years ago the late Metropolitan Anthony (Bloom) blessed the establishment of this community in South London around Father Alexander Fostiropoulos, which became the parish of St Peter and St Paul in 2006. Currently worshipping in Clapham in an Anglican church, a building of a pure Victorian style, the parish celebrated its Patronal Festival this year during the weekend of 26th to 27th of June 2010.