News from the Catholic Bishops' Conference

His Majesty, King Charles, recently made a visit to the Ukrainian Cathedral in London to formally open the Welcome Centre and see the work that Bishop Kenneth and his team has done in supporting Ukrainian families since the beginning of the war in their country. The First Lady of Ukraine, Mrs Olena Zelenska, also attended this important moment.

They were welcomed to the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Holy Family in Exile by the Right Reverend Kenneth Nowakowski, bishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy (Diocese) of the Holy Family of London.

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Ukrainian Emergency Winter Appeal

Launched by His Beatitude Sviatoslav Shevchuk, and supported by the Eparchy of the Holy Family of London across the dioceses, to provide food packages for the most vulnerable on the frontlines and in recently liberated regions in East and South Ukraine.

The Emergency Winter Appeal will be run in partnership with Caritas Ukraine, Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church parishes in East and South Ukraine, as well as local NGOs.

The cost of one food parcel, providing enough food for two people for a week will cost approximately £16. Each package will contain the basics (grains, flour, pasta, meat and fish preserves, oil, canned vegetables, sugar, tea, coffee, biscuits etc.)

We hope to raise £160,000 allowing us to supply 10,000 food parcels to those most in need.

If you wish to support please donate to the Eparchial Account:

Account Name: Ukrainian Catholic Church Central Fund
Account Number: 20927317
Sort Code: 20-92-60

or by cheque made payable to the Ukrainian Catholic Church referencing Winter Appeal in both cases.