Every second Saturday of the month, Divine Liturgy in English of Sunday - Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Holy Family, Duke Street, London W1K 5BQ.
3pm Great Vespers, 4pm Divine Liturgy for Sunday. Next: 12th December 2020

Every Sunday - 9am Divine Liturgy in English (fully or mostly) at the Holy Family Cathedral

Owing to public health regulations, services will be sung only by one reader or cantor. There is no singing by the people for the moment. If you wish to attend on Sunday, booking is essential on this phone line: 07956 066727. Masks must be worn and distance maintained.

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 for details.

Friday, 13 December 2013

LEBANON - SYRIA Syrian refugees without shelter and under the snow - Asia News

Syrian refugees without shelter and under the snow. Temperatures below zero and 10 cm of snow. Extraordinary distribution of blankets and fuel coupons. Many camps are makeshift, made of wood and plastic sheeting .

Beirut ( AsiaNews / Agencies) - Hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees have been affected by the storm " Alexa " that has brought snow and sub-zero temperatures throughout the Middle East.

In Lebanon, more than 800 thousand refugees - but many say a million - spread over 200 makeshift camps are living in tents or shacks made ​​of plastic sheeting stretched over wooden frames .

In Akkar and the Bekaa , the areas bordering with Syria, yesterday the temperatures dropped below freezing making life increasingly difficult. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) , the Lebanese army and the Ministry of Social Affairs have started to distribute blankets, money to buy fuel for heating and basic goods, but their efforts are not enough to meet the needs . Many refugees complain of not having enough heat and some who confess to burning even their shoes to make a little fire.
Read the full report here:
LEBANON - SYRIA Syrian refugees without shelter and under the snow - Asia News

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