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British Orthodox Pilgrimage to Egypt led by Abba Seraphim

Abba Seraphim led an ecumenical group on Pilgrimage to Egypt for his thirty-first visit. These were Father Simon Smyth, Sister Deena (an Indian Orthodox nun currently living in Belfast), Father John Whooley (Catholic Priest at Shepherd’s Bush), Father Deacon Richard and Dr. Carol Downer (Greek Melkite), Robin Westwood (Cheltenham), Daniel Heale (archaeologist) and Viscountess Coke. Arriving in Cairo on Monday, 21 May they were met by Ibrahim (their regular driver) and Shenouda Mamdouh & his wife, Mary. That evening they dined together at St. Mark’s Church Centre in Nasr City. Read more ►


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