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, 2 November 2013

Turkish Government's Move Expected to Help Save Assyrian Language

UNESCO has listed Assyrian as one of the "definitely endangered languages" of the world. It is one of the oldest languages in the Middle East and a dialect of ancient Aramaic.

But the number of Assyrian speakers fell sharply throughout the years due to internal politics, conflicts, migration and oppression in the region.

A recent decision by the Turkish education ministry aims to help preserve the Assyrian language and culture through opening of private schools that will teach in Assyrian. Assyrian community schools were closed 85 years ago.

Read more here:
Government's Move Expected to Help Save Assyrian Language
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