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 14th July - 3pm Great Vespers, 4pm Divine Liturgy for Sunday

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.

Saturday, 1 August 2009

Orientale Lumen Conference - Europe East III - Constantinople, July 5-8, 2010

Church Councils of the East

  • Archimandrite Robert Taft, SJ, Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome, Italy
  • Sister Vassa Larin, University of Vienna, Austria
  • Patriarch Bartholomew is expected to address the conference.
  • Additional speakers will be posted here as they confirm.
The speakers will discuss the conference theme of "Church Councils of the East" from the perspective of their own tradition. Each plenary will conclude with a limited discussion period among the speakers and with questions from the audience. All Plenary Sessions will be conducted in English , and prayer services will be in a mixture of English, Greek and Church Slavonic. All of the papers presented will be published and provided to all attending in a Proceedings book after the conference. A Liturgical book will be prepared for full participation in the liturgical services. Opening and closing remarks will be made by various Church leaders in attendance.

Plenary sessions and most meals will be in the Hotel (5 star), which is the Conference venue. A one day excursion is planned to the Orthodox Theological Seminary on Halki.

Conference Fees

Conference fees are payable in advance and include all meals, materials, space usage, travel expenses for the speakers, receptions, and other related conference expenses (excluding transportation for participants).
  • Full Conference Fee: $ TBA
  • Monastics & Students: $ TBA
Conference registration deadline is June 5, 2010.


Accommodation is available at either a 5 star Hotel (at the conference venue), or a 3 star hotel close by in Istanbul. It can be booked through the conference office for an additional cost.

  • 5 Star Hotel Double or Single $ TBD/night
  • 3 Star Hotel Double or Single $ TBD/night

Optional Tours
  • Churches of Constantinople, Friday, July 9 - $ 50.00/per person (includes lunch)
  • Ephesus and Patmos, Saturday, July 10 to Sunday, July 11 - $ 500.00/per person (includes airfare, hotel, breakfast, lunch & tours)

Special Notes

  • U.S. citizens and many others are required to obtain a visa for Turkey on arrival at Ataturk Airport (Check price on Turkish Immigration Website
  • Clerical dress is not permitted in public areas of Turkey
  • Dress for conference sessions is business casual

Conference Website, Timetable and Online Booking
Post a Comment