Orthodox Parish of St Helen of Colchester

Fr Alexander
Fr Alexander
Father Alexander Haig
17 Maidenburgh Street, Colchester, CO1 1UB
'Phone : 01-206-530-530
(+44 1-206-530-530)

Mobile : 07-947-047-201


St Helen's Chapel, St Helen's Lane, Maidenburgh Street, off High Street, Colchester.

See the photographs of the Chapel on the St Helen's Chapel page, an ancient, lovely and holy Temple.


Sunday :
Mattins (Orthros) 09:45am
Every Sunday 9:45 am; occasionally instead, Hours at 10:15 am
followed by Divine Liturgy
Great Vespers (Esperinos):
Saturday 4:30pm

There is a Divine Liturgy normally once during the week at 9:30am, usually on the most prominent holy day.

Confessions are heard after Vespers on Saturday, or on request.

Baptisms, Marriages, Funerals, Memorial Services: by arrangement.

St James Anglican Church, Clacton-on-Sea, CO15 1DA

The Holy Liturgy is served there (by kind permission of the Vicar) normally on the third Saturday of the month at 10:00am. This Liturgy often, but not always, has a much greater use of the Greek language. Visitors are always welcome.

The University Of Essex, Colchester

The Holy Liturgy is served there one Saturday per term at 10:00am. There is an "Orthodox Hour" on most Wednesdays during term at 7.00 pm, when there may be a talk, short prayers, "tea and chat", and time for Confessions etc. All are welcome.

Students and Staff, Orthodox and non-Orthodox, who wish to keep in touch are asked to send their email address to Father Alexander.

Basildon Orthodox Community

Worshipping at the (Roman Catholic) Church of St Basil, Luncies Road, (Off Timberlog Lane) Basildon, Essex, SS14 1SD.

The Divine Liturgy, preceded by Third and Sixth Hours, is served here on the first Saturday of the month. Services start at 10:30am.