Every second Saturday of the month, Divine Liturgy in English of Sunday - Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Holy Family, Duke Street, London W1K 5BQ.
4pm Divine Liturgy. Next: 13th November 2021

Very sadly, the Divine Liturgy in English at 9-30 am on Sundays at the Holy Family Cathedral, Lower Church, have had to be put on hold. Until the practicalities we cannot use the Lower Church space. Hopefully this will be resolved very soon. Please keep checking in here for details.

Owing to public health guidance, masks should still be worn indoors and distance maintained. Sanitisers are available. Holy Communion is distributed in both kinds from the mixed and common chalice, by means of a separate Communion spoon for each individual communicant.

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 12 December 2004

East-West Monastic Meeting V, Minster Abbey, October 2004

The fifth East-West Monastic Meeting, including an Orientale Lumen Dialogue Day, took place on 4 October 2004 at Minster Abbey. The theme was, Healing and Reconciliation: Dialogue for the Future. It celebrated the 40th Anniversary of the Vatican II Decree on Ecumenism, Unitatis Redintegratio, and aimed to explore ways of developing Catholic-Orthodox dialogue. The principal contributions included:
  • The Monastic Contribution to East-West Dialogue, Dom Hugh Gilbert OSB, Abbot of Pluscarden
  • An Ecumenical Role Played by Monastic Literature: the case of St Isaac the Syrian, Dr Sebastian Brock, University of Oxford
  • Progress in the Official Dialogue between the Holy See and the Syriac Orthodox Church
  • Archbishop Kevin MacDonald, Archbishop of Southwark
  • Archbishop Youhanna Ibrahim, Syriac Orthodox Church
  • Archbishop Paul Yazigi, Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch
  • Anthony O'Mahoney, Lecturer, Heythrop College, University of London
These and related articles can be found in One in Christ, Volume 40, no. 3, July 2005. An account also exists on the website of Minster Abbey.