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

Tuesday, 4 February 2014

That They May Be One: Rome and the Eastern Catholics | First Things

From back in 2012, this interesting reflection from Tim Kelleher writing in First Things has been brought to our attention. In light of Pope Francis' drive both for greater local initiative and responsibility and for his evident respect for the Christian East, including the Eastern Catholics for which he was responsible in Argentina and the Orthodox with whom he is keen to recover unity, this is worth reading again.

Is the Oriental Congregation in Rome more to be concerned that Eastern Catholics conform to the Latin discipline of celibacy outside their patriarchal territories and intervention from Latin Rome within them, or is it concerned that a globalised Church in a globalised world works mutually and in harmony towards the common task of proclaiming and living the Catholic faith of the Universal Church?

Read the article on line here:
That They May Be One | Web Exclusives | First Things
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