LATEST NEWS FROM THE ORDINARIATE
By decrees signed by the Holy Father the parish of Our Lady of the Atonement in San Antonio, Texas has been transferred from the Diocese of San Antonio to the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St Peter, along with its church building and its highly successful school. This demonstrate's Rome's commitment to ensuring a the Ordinariate is a lasting presence in the Catholic family as well as adding a vibrant and exciting parish to the Ordinariate in North America.
The branch of the Walsingham Association, based at Precious Blood Church at The Borough, London Bridge is now flourishing...
A cold London night, a warm church, and Evensong in the Anglican tradition, followed by a Mass with Latin chant. Afterwards, an American voice gathers us all in the comfortable parish room. It's the "Pivotal Players" DVD with Bishop Robert Barron....
We were saddened to hear of the death of Angela Banwell, stalwart and formerly Safeguarding officer of the Ordinariate. May she rest in peace.
A vacancy is about to arise for the position of Personal Assistant to Mgr Keith Newton, Ordinary of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham.
Details on the Westminster Diocesan website
Fr Tomlinson writes on his blog
It was really good to welcome Father Marcus Holden to the parish last night for a special lecture on miracles. As ever he was engaging and stimulating and I am delighted to be able to share the audio link of his talk below; that those not able to be present can share in the wisdom and those present can listen again at leisure.
All are invited to join the celebration of the feast of St Agatha at the Ordinariates Portsmouth church on Saturday February 11th
Bishop Steven Lopes of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of Peter, has issued a pastoral letter on 'Amoris Laetitia' holding that divorced and civilly remarried Catholics may receive Communion only if they commit to "complete chastity."
The annual Epiphany service of Lessons and Carols had an added attraction this year: the blessing of the new parish rooms - the Challoner Hall - by the Apostolic Nuncio, HE Archbishop Antonio Mennini.
Six years on, the UK Ordinariate continues to "go forward in faith" ... Joanna Bogle writing on "The Catholic World Report".