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

Wednesday, 4 February 2015

Study Day 5 February: Eastern Catholics in the modern Middle East, at Heythrop Centre for Eastern Christianity

The first study day in 2015 has been set for Friday 6th February 2015. The day will be hosted at Heythrop College and will run 11AM - 6PM, commencing with coffee from 10-15 AM:

"Eastern Catholics in the modern Middle East: Diaspora, Ecumenism and emerging identities"
11 am to 1-15 pm
  • A. O'Mahony (Heythrop College, University of London): "Introduction: Eastern Catholicism today between the Middle East, Europe and Diaspora – Challenges and Contexts"
  • Robin Gibbons (Centre for Christianity & Culture, Regent’s College, University of Oxford & Visiting Fellow, Centre for Eastern Christianity, Heythrop College, University of London): "The Melkite Catholic Church between the Middle East and the West: aspects of liturgy, pastoral theology, canon law and ecclesiology"
  • Stefanie Hugh-Donovan (Heythrop College, University of London): "Olivier Clément: A European Theologian between Eastern and Western Christianity - a reflection on ​"the Antiochian Paradigm​" for relations between Eastern Catholics and Eastern Orthodox​, pointers from the Middle East for Europe today"
Lunch break (bring your own packed lunch, hot drinks provided). Then from 2 pm to 3-30 pm
  • Joelle Richa (Heythrop College, University of London): "The Maronites: eremetical identity, spiritual renewal and the laity"
  • Emily Tavcar: (Blackfriars, University of Oxford) "The Association of Hebrew Catholics and Hebrew Catholic Identity"
After tea, from4 pm to 5-30 pm

  • John Whooley (Diocese of Westminster and Independent Scholar): "The Armenian Catholic Church: Present Dilemmas"
  • Kristian Girling (Heythrop College, University of London): "'How can I close the house of God?' Maintaining and consolidating the Chaldean Catholic Church 1914-2014: Ecclesiological, social and political perspectives"
All welcome.
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