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.

Thursday 30 November 2006

East-West Monastic Meeting VIIa, Turvey Abbey, October 2006

The East-West Monastic Meeting at Minster Abbey this year having little opportunity for the usual more open participation, the community of nuns belonging to the Vita et Pax Foundation within the Olivetan family of Benedictines at Turvey Abbey in Bedfordshire hosted a special East-West meeting for the wider audience wishing to tkae forward the agenda set by the Apostolic Letter Orientale Lumen.

The theme was The Church - Evolving or Devolving. The principal contributions were:
  • Bishop Basil of Sergievo, Ruling Bishop of the Russian Orthodox Church of Great Britain, Dicoese of Sourozh
  • Beginning and end time in the Church, Iman Riad Janet Arsang, Coptic Orthodox Church
  • Canon Hugh Wybrew, Anglican scholar on Orthodoxy
  • Mother Joanna of the Holy Myrrhbearers Skete, Cambridge
  • Fr Robert Gibbons OSB, assistant chaplain to the Melkite Greek Orthodox Parish in London