LATEST NEWS FROM THE ORDINARIATE
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.
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."
Six years on, the UK Ordinariate continues to "go forward in faith" ... Joanna Bogle writing on "The Catholic World Report".
On Friday 6th January at 6:30pm at the central Ordinariate Church of Our Lady of the Assumption and St Gregory there will be a festival of lessons and carols for the feast on the Epiphany. The Apostolic Nuncio. Archbishop Antonio Mennini will be present and will afterwards bless the newly refurbished parish rooms where refreshments will be served.
Funeral arrangements for Ordinariate member and former Forward in Faith stalwart. Lindsey Worley.
EWTN feature by Catherine Uttley: "The glory of St Mark's, Venice, brought to a Portsmouth slum..."
Statue of Our Lady of Walsingham to be enthroned in Westminster Cathedral on 8th December
The next concert in the series at Our lady of the Assumption, Warwick Street will be on Thursday 8th December at 19:30
On Thursday 24th November 2016 the first of the 2016/2017 series of Anglo Portuguese Ensemble concerts took place at the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption and St Gregory, Warwick Street, home of the Central London Ordinariate group and the Ordinariate central church. Among the guests of Mgr Newton and Fr Eliot Smith were Fr Marcos Pinto, who is Chaplain to the Portuguese community in London, and the new Portuguse ambassador to the UK Manuel Lobo Antunes.
The 2017 Ordinariate Calendar is now available.