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Thursday, 21 February 2013

Funeral of Mother Vasilia

On Tuesday, 26th February n.s, the feast of St Martinian of Palestine, His Grace Bishop Ambrose of Methoni will celebrate the Divine Liturgy at the Convent of the Annunciation in London at 8.30 a.m. This will be followed at 10.30 by the monastic funeral service for Mother Vasilia, and she will be laid to rest next to Abbesses Elisabeth and Seraphima in Gunnersbury Cemetery at 2 p.m.

May her memory be eternal and her rest with the Saints. 

Please pray for her.

Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Mother Vasilia's repose

Mother Vasilia of the Convent of the Annunciation in London reposed today, 6th / 19th February, at about one o'clock in the afternoon.  She reposed just as we finished reading the canon and prayers for the departure of the soul for her.  Please remember her in your holy prayers.  Bishop Ambrose is hoping that he will be able to come for the funeral.

May Mother Vasilia's rest be with the saints and her memory eternal.

Monday, 11 February 2013

New on the bookstall

We now stock a life of St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco written especially for children. The illustrations are in full colour and include a drawing of St. John blessing the central heating boiler at the convent!

The book is available on the bookstall priced at £7.00 or £9.00 including postage to addresses within the U.K.