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.













Sunday, 20 July 2014

Patriarchal Letter to His Majesty Willem-Alexander on the Recent Malaysia Airlines Tragedy | Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople

Your Majesty,

It is with great pain and sorrow that we have learned of the tragic crash of the Malaysian airliner in Ukraine, and the tragic loss of so many lives, citizens mostly from your country, men and women, young and old. On behalf of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, we wish to convey our deepest condolences to Your Majesty and through You, to the leaders and people of the Netherlands, most especially to the families of the victims.

We hope and pray that the facts and causes of this disaster will be established as quickly as possible, and we raise our hearts and hands to God in the highest, fervently praying to Him to send upon each and every afflicted soul His infinite mercy, comforting the mourners for the loss of their relatives. May God accept the repentance of humankind and not allow any similar tragedy from happening anywhere in the world.

At the Ecumenical Patriarchate, the eighteenth of July, 2014

Prayerfully yours,

+ BARTHOLOMEW
Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome
and Ecumenical Patriarch


Patriarchal Letter to His Majesty Willem-Alexander on the Recent Malaysia Airlines Tragedy | Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople
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