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.
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"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, 8 February 2014

Ukrainian Latin Bishop Stanislav Szyrokoradiuk: 'Let's move further than Independence Square Maidan'

Bishop Stanislav Szyrokoradiuk (Roman Catholic Church in Ukraine) held a meeting with scholars and students at the Institute of Philosophy National Academy of Sciences on Tuesday, February 4. The main topic for discussion was Maidan – mass protests in Ukraine which last already for more than two months.

The bishop says that the Ukrainians have the undeniable right to protest, and the Church has to support people and to respond to the manifestations of evil. But it is important to focus not only on the revolution within just one street (main clashes between riot police and protesters were in Kyiv's center, on Hrushevskoho Street near government quarter) but it should cover all aspects of life.

"There is a question whether we will change after all these events? You shall not kill not only Hrushevskoho Street but also in hospitals, where people are dying constantly [because of ill-treatment]. You shall not lie in everyday life, you shall not give bribes. Changes should be in different spheres of social life. Let's move further than the square (Maidan Nezaklezhnosti – the center of mass protests), let's do Christianity every day," stresses Bishop Stanislav.
He also underlined the active position of the Churches in Ukraine.

"The fact that we pray does not mean that we will be quiet and obedient...However, the main result of Maidan is that we are not afraid anymore," concluded the bishop.

Read online at RISU here:
Bishop Stanislav Szyrokoradiuk: 'Let's move further than Maidan Nezalezhnosti'
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