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







Saturday, 7 December 2013

SYRIA Ma'aloula nuns in video: We're fine, we will be released in two days - Asia News




Al Jazeera broadcasts video in which the religious sisters claim to be "protected" for " their safety." Shortly before, the al- Ahrar Brigades Qalamoun , the opposition claimed the kidnapping and demanded the release of thousands of Syrian women in prisons Assad .

Beirut ( AsiaNews) - The group of Orthodox nuns kidnapped December 2 from their monastery in Ma'aloula, appeared yesterday in a video broadcast by Al Jazeera. In it, the nuns reassure everyone by saying that they are comfortable and that will be released within two days.

A few minutes before the video was released, a rebel group calling itself Ahrar al-Qalamoun Brigades claimed responsibility for the kidnapping and called for the release of "a thousand Syrian women detained in prisons of the Syrian regime" in exchange for the release of the sisters.#

Read the full report here:
SYRIA Ma'aloula nuns in video: We're fine, we will be released in two days - Asia News
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