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 9th September, 4pm

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







Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Rare Byzantine mosaic unearthed in Israel’s Negev desert | euronews, world news



An ornate mosaic floor from a Byzantine monastery has been found in Israel's northern Negev desert. Colourful birds, leaves and floral motifs adorn the Byzantine mosaic and inscriptions in both Greek and Syriac, helped archaeologists date the mosaics to the 6th century AD. The discovery was made by the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) during work to build a road in the area. The IAA said the building, found near the Byzantine settlement of Horbat Hur, is one in a series of monasteries. The buildings foundations and the the mosaics will be re-located to the Wadi 'Attir project near Hura.


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Rare Byzantine mosaic unearthed in Israel’s Negev desert | euronews, world news
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