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, 23 October 2013

SYRIA - LEBANON -QATAR Maronite Patriarch in Qatar raises fate of the two kidnapped Orthodox bishops - Asia News




Beirut ( AsiaNews / Agencies) - Maronite Patriarch Bechara Rai is in Qatar since yesterday, on an official visit at the invitation of Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al- Thani. He will raise the question of the two Orthodox bishops kidnapped in Syria last April with the Qatari authorities and ask for their cooperation. Qatar is one of the military sponsors of the rebel troops in opposition to Syrian President Bashar Assad.

"I hope - said the Patriarch - that the Qatari authorities will use all their influence to reveal what happened to the two bishops, together with that of three other priests who have been kidnapped and whose fate s unknown."

The head of Lebanese security , Gen. Abbas Ibrahim has also traveled to Syria to find a way to free the two bishops.

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SYRIA - LEBANON -QATAR Maronite Patriarch in Qatar raises fate of the two kidnapped Orthodox bishops - Asia News
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