Diocese Events for 2019

Under the patronage and with the blessing of HG Bishop Antony, the Diocese hosted the youth conference from Friday 21/06 to Sunday 23/06 at the Coptic Cultural Centre in Cahir, Republic of Ireland, with Rev. Fr. Boules George as the guest speaker.

باسم الأب والابن والروح القدس الاله الواحد أمين "وَلاَ يَأْخُذُ أَحَدٌ هذِهِ الْوَظِيفَةَ بِنَفْسِهِ، بَلِ الْمَدْعُوُّ مِنَ اللهِ، كَمَا هَارُونُ أَيْضًا." (عب ٥: ٤) احتفلت إيبارشية ايرلندا واسكتلندا وشمال شرق إنجلترا وتوابعها بالمركز الثقافي القبطي بمدينة كير بايرلندا بتذكار تكريس اول كنيسة علي اسم الشهيد العظيم مارمينا العجائبي وتذكار استلام جسد مامرقس الرسول كاروز الديار المصرية وقد ترأس صلاة القداس الالهي نيافة الحبر الجليل الانبا انتوني اسقف الإبارشية ورئيس دير البابا اثاناسيوس الرسولي للرهبان بإنجلترا ودير مارجرجس للراهبات بايرلندا وفيه تمت سيامة الدكتور منير ايليا ماهر اسحق ككاهن عام بالابارشية باسم القس يوحنا بحضور لفيف من الاباء كهنة الإبارشية والأمهات الراهبات والشباب والشابات المشاركين في مؤتمر الشباب المنعقد في المركز في الفترة ما بين الجمعة ٢١/ ٦ الي ٢٣/ ٦. وقد كان يوماً مبارك ومفرحاً جداً. الف مبروك نيافة الانبا انتوني ومجمع كهنة الإبارشية والف مبروك ابونا يوحنا نعمة الكهنوت.

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.