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.

Friday, 17 January 2014

New Book: Orthodox Constructions of the West

Orthodox Constructions of the West
The category of the “West” has played a particularly significant role in the modern Eastern Orthodox imagination. It has functioned as an absolute marker of difference from what is considered to be the essence of Orthodoxy and, thus, ironically has become a constitutive aspect of the modern Orthodox self. The essays collected in this volume examine the many factors that contributed to the “Eastern” construction of the “West” in order to understand why the “West” is so important to the Eastern Christian’s sense of self.

Anthony O'Mahony, director of the Centre for Eastern Christianity, Heythrop College, University of London:

This new collection has many very interesting articles; including the essay by Robert Taft SJ, "Perceptions and Realities in Orthodox-Catholic Relations Today: Reflections on the Past, prospects for the Future", in: `Orthodox Constructions of the West' , Edited by George E. Demacopoulos, and Aristotle Papanikolaou, New York, Fordham University Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780823251926


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