Every second Saturday of the month, 4 pm - Divine Liturgy in English of Sunday - Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Holy Family, Duke Street, London W1K 5BQ. Followed by refreshments.
Next Liturgy: Saturday 11th November, 4pm

But see below for the Pontifical Divine Liturgy in Westminster Cathedral on 28th October, to mark the 60th Anniversary of the Ukrainian Exarchate & Eparchy in the UK, served by His Beatitude Sviatoslav, Father & Head of the Ukrainian Catholic Church.

To purchase The Divine Liturgy: an Anthology for Worship (in English), order from the Sheptytsky Institute here, or the St Basil's Bookstore here.
To purchase the Divine Praises, the Divine Office of the Byzantine-Slav rite (in English), order from the Eparchy of Parma here.
The new catechism in English, Christ our Pascha, is available from the Eparchy of the Holy Family and the Society. Please email johnchrysostom@btinternet.com for details.

"It's Now or Never: The Return of the Eastern Christians to Iraq and Syria" - John Pontifex of Aid to the Church in Need gives the annual Christopher Morris Lecture in the Society's 90th year. Monday 27th November at the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Holy Family. 6-15 pm Divine Liturgy, 7-15 pm Lecture, 8-15 pm Reception. £10 donation requested. RSVP to johnchrysostom@btinternet.com

Thursday, 30 November 2006

East-West Monastic Meeting VIIa, Turvey Abbey, October 2006

The East-West Monastic Meeting at Minster Abbey this year having little opportunity for the usual more open participation, the community of nuns belonging to the Vita et Pax Foundation within the Olivetan family of Benedictines at Turvey Abbey in Bedfordshire hosted a special East-West meeting for the wider audience wishing to tkae forward the agenda set by the Apostolic Letter Orientale Lumen.

The theme was The Church - Evolving or Devolving. The principal contributions were:
  • Bishop Basil of Sergievo, Ruling Bishop of the Russian Orthodox Church of Great Britain, Dicoese of Sourozh
  • Beginning and end time in the Church, Iman Riad Janet Arsang, Coptic Orthodox Church
  • Canon Hugh Wybrew, Anglican scholar on Orthodoxy
  • Mother Joanna of the Holy Myrrhbearers Skete, Cambridge
  • Fr Robert Gibbons OSB, assistant chaplain to the Melkite Greek Orthodox Parish in London