Diocese Events for 2019

On Sunday 26th May 2019, His Grace Bishop Antony, the Bishop of the Diocese accompanied by Rev. Fr. Yousif Yassa, visited His Grace Bishop Moussa, General Bishop for the Bishopric of Youth Affairs, at his residence in London. Rev. Fr. Antonious Thabit of St Mark’s Church in London, was attending with a group of St Mark’s congregation in London.

On Thursday 23rd May 2019, His Grace Bishop Antony, the Bishop of the Diocese and the Abbot of St Athanasius’ Monastery in Scarborough welcomed His Grace Bishop Daniel, the Abbot of St. Shenouda the Archimandrite’s Monastery in Sydney, Australia accompanied by Rev. Fr. Antonious ElAntony, at St Athanasius’ Monastery in Scarborough as part of Bishop Daniel’s visit to the Diocese. Bishop Daniel prayed the Tasbeha, Holy liturgies and had a tour around the Monastery. HG stayed until Saturday 25th May 2019.

On Monday 20th May 2019, His Grace Bishop Antony, the Bishop of the Diocese accompanied by Rev. Fr. Angelos ElAntony visited His Eminence Metropolitan Pachomius, Metropolitan of the Holy Metropolis of Beheira (Thmuis and Hermopolis Parva), (Buto), Mariout (Mareotis), Marsa Matruh (Paraetonium), (Apis), Patriarchal Exarch of Libya: (Livis, Marmarica, Darnis and Tripolitania) and the Great and Ancient Metropolis of Pentapolis, at his residence in London.

Under the patronage and with the presence of His Grace Bishop Antony, Bishop of the Diocese of Ireland, Scotland, North East England and Its Affiliated Regions and the Abbot of St Athanasuis’ Monastery in the Republic of Ireland, St.Athanasuis’ Monastery celebrated on Sunday the 19th May 2019, the commemoration of the departure of St. Athanasuis the apostolic, the defender of faith and the 20th Pope of Alexandria. His Grace Bishop Antony prayed the Holy Liturgy at the Monastery with the participation of the priests in the Republic of Ireland and the attendance of the monks, nuns and some of the congregation there. After the Holy Liturgy, His Grace celebrated with the congregation.

Under the patronage and with the presence of His Grace Bishop Antony, Bishop of the Diocese of Ireland, Scotland, North East England and Its Affiliated Regions and the Abbot of St George’s Abbey in the Republic of Ireland, St. George’s Abbey celebrated today 18th May 2019, the first anniversary of the official recognition of the convent as the first Coptic Orthodox Convent in Europe. His Grace Bishop Antony prayed the Holy Liturgy at the Abbey with the participation of the priests in the Republic of Ireland and the attendance of the nuns and some of the congregation there. After the Holy Liturgy, His Grace celebrated with the congregation.

تحت رعاية نيافة الحبر الجليل الانبا انتوني اسقف الإبارشية ورئيس دير البابا اثناسيوس الرسولي باسكاربرو احتفل دير البابا اثناسيوس الرسولي يوم الثلاثاء ١٤ مايو بعشية عيد نياحة البابا اثناسيوس الرسولي حامي الايمان . وقد بارك الاحتفال نيافة الحبر الجليل الانبا انتوني حيث قام نيافته بتطيب رفات البابا اثناسيوس الرسولي وسط حضور وفرحة الاباء والاخوة في الدير وبعض من محبي البابا اثناسيوس بركة شفاعة البابا اثناسيوس الرسولي فلتكن معنا امين.الرسولي حامي الايمان

On Sunday 12th May 2019, His Grace Bishop Antony visited the church of St Mary and St George the prince of martyrs in Plymouth. His Grace prayed the Holy Liturgy with Abouna Sarabamoun, Abouna Yagoub and Abouna Yousif. During the Holy Liturgy Bishop Antony ordained 7 deacons in the Chanter’s rank. After the Holy Liturgy, His grace blessed the congregation.

On the sixth Sunday of the Holy Lent, 14th April 2019, His Grace Bishop Antony, prayed the Holy Liturgy at St. Michael and St. Bishoy Church in Margate. On the same day, His Grace concluded a three day hymns conference which was from the 12th -14th April 2019, which was participated by many children from different churches of the diocese.

On the sixth Sunday of the Holy Lent, 14th April 2019. His Grace Bishop Antony, prayed the Holy Liturgy at St. Michael and St. Bishoy Church in Margate.

On the sixth Sunday of the Holy Lent, 14th April 2019, His Grace Bishop Antony, prayed the Holy Liturgy at St. Michael and St. Bishoy Church in Margate. On the same day, His Grace concluded a three day hymns conference which was from the 12th -14th April 2019, which was participated by many children from different churches of the diocese. Read more [...]

Under the patronage and with the presence of His Grace Bishop Antony, the diocese had the blessing of His Grace Bishop Bernaba of Rome addressing youth and families on “The Active faith”, in a three days faith and doctrine conference. The conference was held at the Coptic Cultural Centre in Ireland from Friday 14th December – Sunday 16th December 2018.

Under the patronage and with the presence of His Grace Bishop Antony, the diocese had the blessing of His Grace Bishop Bernaba of Rome addressing youth and families on “The Active faith”, in a three days faith and doctrine conference. The conference was held at the Coptic Cultural Centre in Ireland from Friday 14th December - Sunday 16th December 2018. Read more [...]

Under the patronage and through the prayers of His Grace Bishop Antony, the diocese organised the Youth Apologetics Conference.

Under the patronage and through the prayers of His Grace Bishop Antony, the diocese organised the Youth Apologetics Conference. This was from Friday 21st September 2018 until Sunday 23rd September 2018, at the Coptic Orthodox Centre in Cahir, Republic of Ireland, with the presence of the guest speaker Apologist George Bassilios. The conference was very successful and benefited a great number of youth who attended from different regions from across the Republic of Ireland and the UK. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyD7IHH1Zto&feature=youtu.be https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVVCpfKG07g&feature=youtu.be https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WtU9SswRxwQ&feature=youtu.be https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qWOYClU4VhQ&feature=youtu.be https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y5c7OfhloDU&feature=youtu.be https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p7G8-x7u0fo&feature=youtu.be   Read more [...]

On the 9th August 2018, Bishop Antony accompanied by His Grace Bishop Abakir of the Scandinavian Countries and His Grace Bishop Karas of Pennsylvania and Its Affiliated Regions, ordained a monk by the name Karas St Athanasius at St Athanasius Monastery in Scarborough. A number of the diocese’s priests and the Monastery’s monks attended the blessed, joyful ordination together with the nuns, of St George’s Abbey in Ireland.

 

On Tuesday 1st May 2018, St George’s Convent in Delvin at the Republic of Ireland, celebrated the feast of martyrdom of St. George the prince of martyrs and the patron saint of the convent.

On Tuesday 1st May 2018, St George’s Abbey in Delvin at the Republic of Ireland, celebrated the feast of martyrdom of St. George the prince of martyrs and the patron saint of the Abbey.

On Sunday 25th March 2018, His Grace Bishop Antony prayed the Holy Liturgy in St. Athanasius the Apostolic Church in Norwich.

On Sunday 25th March 2018, His Grace Bishop Antony prayed the Holy Liturgy in St. Athanasius the Apostolic Church in Norwich. After the Liturgy, His Grace Bishop Antony laid the foundation stone for the new church with the presence of Fr. Shishoy ElAntony, the parish priest and supervisor of the building of the new church, Fr. Yousif Yassa, the general priest of the diocese, Fr. Samuel and the overjoyed congregation of the church.