Ukrainian Welcome Centre

A welcome centre for newly-arrived Ukrainians has been set up in London by the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of the Holy Family in partnership with the Association of Ukrainians in Great Britain.

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Saints and Synods | Episode 5

This episode of At the Foot of the Cross continues the synodal journey looking at both the National Synthesis and the Bishops’ reflection on it, called Seeking our Hearts’ Desire. We also discuss the visit of the relics of St Bernadette to England and Wales in September and ask the question: What is Evangelii Gaudium Sunday? Finally, Bishop David Oakley joins us to talk about a new document from our Committee for Marriage and Family Life called The Joy of Love. Listen here or below.

At the Foot of the Cross
At the Foot of the Cross
Saints and Synods | Episode 5

National Synthesis Document Released

The National Synthesis – reflects on Synod reports received by the national synthesis team, discerning the main themes that have emerged from the listening conversations, and collating them together to give a picture of the synodal process in England and Wales. You can read the National Synthesis and the Bishops’ initial reflections.

St Bernadette Relic Tour

In September and October this year, the relics of St Bernadette will journey on pilgrimage to England, Scotland, and Wales for the very first time. This very special once-in-a-lifetime event will provide an opportunity for people of all ages and backgrounds to experience the special gifts and charisms of Lourdes, in a church or cathedral near them.

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For a Synodal Church: Communion, Participation, Mission

A two-year ‘synodal’ process is taking place in the Catholic Church that culminates in the final Synod Gathering of Bishops in Rome in October 2023. The overall theme is “For a Synodal Church: Communion, Participation, Mission”.

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The conflict in Ukraine has resulted in several million refugees and internally displaced people. The Ukrainian Greek Catholic Eparchy of the Holy Family, and its Eparchial Bishop, the Right Reverend Kenneth Nowakowski, represent the community in Great Britain. You can find all our relevant content in our Ukraine Archive.


You can support the humanitarian relief effort through Caritas Internationalis and Cafod.

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