Blessing of the shrine of St. George and Divine Liturgy in memory of Vera Rich

Blessing of the shrine of St. George and Divine Liturgy in memory of Vera Rich

VERA RICH, POET AND JOURNALIST

 (1936-2009)

R.I.P

Belarusian Catholic Mission of the Byzantine rite in England, established in 1947 has the honour to invite you to the ceremony of blessing of the memorial shrine of St George at the resting place of Vera Rich in the newly built church of St Cyril of Turau and All the Patron Saints of the Belarusian People. The Divine Liturgy for the repose of the souls of Vera and her mother Magdalen will follow the rite of the blessing on Saturday, the 13th of May 2017 at 11 a.m.  The service will be presided by His Excellency Venedykt Aleksiychuk, the Ukrainian Catholic bishop-elect of Chicago. After the church service, there will be a recital of Vera’s poetry, in which all present are welcome to join. A reception will be held for all present after the service and the recital at St Cyril’s Belarusian Church Centre, Marian House, Holden Avenue, N12 8HY.