His Eminence Metropolitan Nikitas of the Dardanelles has been elected Archbishop of Thyateira, Great Britain and Ireland

His Eminence Metropolitan Nikitas of the Dardanelles

His Eminence Metropolitan Nikitas (Lulias) of the Dardanelles is currently Director of the Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute, a member of the Graduate Theological Union of the University of California at Berkeley CA. Before being elected metropolitan of the Dardanelles in Turkey, he served as the first Metropolitan bishop of the Greek Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia, named to this office by the Sacred and Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in December 1996 and formally installed in January 1997 at the Cathedral of Saint Luke the Evangelist in Hong Kong. Metropolitan Nikitas was born in Tampa FL in 1955), earned his B.A. (Honors) and M.Div. (Honors) from the University of Florida (1976) and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline MA (1980). He pursued graduate studies at the University of Thessaloniki in Greece (1980-82) and studied the Russian language at St. Petersburg Theological Seminary in Russia (1992-93).

Services in Lampeter for Holy Week and Pascha

Services in Lampeter for Holy Week and Pascha

SUNDAY 21 APRIL. Palm Sunday / Entrance into Jerusalem
10.15 am Hours
10.45 am Divine Liturgy
12.15 pm Matins of the Bridegroom

HOLY WEDNESDAY 24 APRIL
6.00 pm Anointing Service

HOLY THURSDAY 25 APRIL
6.00 pm Matins of the Twelve Gospels

HOLY FRIDAY 26 APRIL
2.30 pm Vespers and Descent from the Cross
6.00 pm Matins, Lamentations and Epitaphios Procession

HOLY SATURDAY 27 APRIL
10.00 am Vespers and Liturgy of St Basil
11.30 pm Matins of the Resurrection

HOLY PASCHA SUNDAY 28 APRIL
00.00 am Christ is risen!
00.30 am Divine Liturgy of St John Chrysostom

This will be followed by a bring and share meal of Paschal foods.

Happy Resurrection!

Orthodox Divine Liturgy for the Feast of St Brynach

Saturday 6th April, 11.00hrs

St Brynach’s Church,  Nevern, Newport, Pembrokshire, SA42 0NF

followed by the opportunity for a Pub Lunch at the Trewern Arms. (https://trewernarms.com)

Weather permitting, the option of a gentle stroll following lunch.



The Bleeding Yew,

Nevern Churchyard

Tucker Memorial Lecture 13.02.2019

The Tucker Memorial Lecture 2019 will be held on Wednesday 13 February 2019 at 7.00 p.m. in the Tucker Lecture Theatre, Lampeter Campus. The guest lecturer is Dr Rhiannon Ifans who will speak on ‘Sant y Cariadon’ / The patron saint of lovers. The lecture will be delivered in Welsh, with simultaneous translation into English. The lecture is followed by the launch of Dr Ifans’ new volume Red Hearts and Roses? Welsh Valentine Songs and Poems. Refreshments are provided and all are welcome. Free entry. In association with the University of Wales Press.