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







Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Absi elected Melkite Patriarch Joseph I

Archbishop Joseph Absi has been elected Melkite Patriarch of Antioch! 

Αξιος!  Аѯіосъ!!  Axios!

photo of the newly-elected Patriarch Joseph

مبروك ولسنين كثيرة سيدنا

The Society of Saint John Chrysostom congratulates the new Patriarch, the Synod of Bishops , the clergy and the faithful throughout the world, and wishes abundant blessings and graces to venerable Patriarch-emeritus Gregory III. 



Patriarch Youssef I was born on June 20, 1946 in Damascus, Syria and later obtained Lebanese nationality.
In 1973, he was ordained priest and became Chaplain of the Missionary Society of Saint Paul.
On 22 June 2001, he was appointed Titular Archbishop of Tarsus of Greek Melkite, Curial and Auxiliary Bishop in the Melkite Patriarchate.
On 2 September 2001 he received the episcopal chirotonia from Patriarch Gregory III Laham with co-consecrators Archbishop Jean Mansour, titular archbishop of Apamea in Syria, and Archbishop Joseph Kallas, Archeparch of Beirut and Jbeil. 
Since 2007 he has served as Patriarchal Vicar in the Archdiocese of Damascus.   source

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