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 10th June, 4pm

SSJC Committee Open Meeting: Monday 19th June, Cathedral of the Holy Family. 6-15 Liturgy, Talk at 7-15, followed by meeting.

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.













Tuesday, 17 June 2014

Biblical Park to be set up in Moscow - Interfax-Religion

Moscow, June 16, Interfax - The country's first park of plants mentioned in the Bible will be set up near the Holy Trinity Park in the Lefortovo Moscow District.

The project will cost about 20 million rubles. The park will occupy 0,5 hectares. About 40 of 120 plants mentioned in the Holy Scripture will be presented there, website of the Vecherniaya Moskva website reports on Monday.

"We need support from authorities to make our plans come true. The park that we want to set up in Moscow have only one analogue, it is located in Israel and is called Neot Kedumim," designer of the project, vice-president of Russia's Architect Union Igor Voskresensky said.

Only those trees, bunches and flowers that can survive and grow in local climate will be planted in the park.  "There will be an oak, an ash tree, a birch, daffodils, roses - a symbol of Jesus Christ, lilies - a symbol of the Holy Virgin, a willow - substitute for palms," Voskresensky explains. "And to substitute plants that are mentioned in Bible, but can't grow in our climate, there will be copies made of bronze."

Report here: Interfax-Religion
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