The Church is open for worship but with provisions for COVID safety. 

Parish COVID Safety after 16th August 2021, go here …

Attendance at St Aidans from 16th August 2021

Here is the Government guidance upon which this is based: Public Health England Advisory

If you wish to know more or attend please contact Fr Gregory.


For Services, Calendar, Find Us etc., please scroll down the page.



Old Testament Daily Readings Guide

Compiled by Fr Emmanuel – go here …

Old Testament Study Guide

Sources and Bibliography for Old Testament – go here … 

OT Study Guide Bibliography

Saints and Readings – go here …

Saints and Readings for 14th to 30th September


Shortcut to the Study Archive

Resources for Orthodox Christians Concerning Pandemics and the Church

Priest’s Annual Report

Parish Priest’s Report 1st April 2020 to 31st March 2021


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St Theodore Ecclesiastical Trust.

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Life at St. Aidan's Orthodox Church, Manchester UK

St. Aidan’s belongs to the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of the British Isles and Ireland. We are in communion with all the other Orthodox Churches worldwide, Antioch being one of the ancient sees of the Christian Church, (Acts 11:26)

Regular Services

Select “Agenda” in the Diary to the right for a best view of the Services.

Saturday Vespers (online only) here at 5pm. 

Orthodox Reader Online (Facebook)

Sunday Liturgy: 10.15 am

Other services as announced.  Liturgy only at the moment in church.

All services must be pre-booked for attendance for COVID safety.

Contact Fr Gregory here:- 


Jesus said to him, ‘I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. If you know me, you will know my Father also. From now on you do know him and have seen him.’
John 14: 6 – 7

Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne

Today’s Saints

Holy Martyr Callistratus and his company of 49 Martyrs (c.304). Apostles Mark, Aristarchus, and Zenas, of the Seventy (1st C). New Martyr Aquilina at Thessalonica (1764). St. Epicharis of Rome (305). St. Igantius, abbot in Asia Minor (975). St. Sabbatius, Wonderworker of Solovki (1435).

British Isles and Ireland:
St. Barrog, Hermit of Barry (6th C). St. Sigebert, King of the East Angles and Martyr (635).

Today’s Readings

Galatians 2:11-16Luke 4:37-44

Note: To keep up-to-date with Today’s Saints and Today’s Reading, please go to The Month’s Saints and Readings page. 

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