LATEST NEWS FROM THE ORDINARIATE
Archbishop Gerhard Müller, who was recently appointed as the Prefect (head) of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, has given an interview to Catholic Herald journalist, Mary O'Regan. Archbishop Müller and the CDF oversee the Personal Ordinariates.
Members and supporters of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham are being invited to attend a Holy Land pilgrimage in 2014.
A group of Anglican nuns from the Community of St Mary the Virgin (CSMV) in Wantage, Oxfordshire, are to be received into the full communion of the Catholic Church in January 2013.
Ordinariate member David Murphy gives his 'view from the pew' during last Saturday's Solemn Mass according to the Book of Divine Worship in Germany:
This past weekend the Ordinary, Monsignor Keith Newton, celebrated a Solemn Mass according to the Book of Divine Worship at the close of the 15th Cologne Liturgical Conference in Herzogenrath, Germany.
Catholics across England and Wales will remember the people of the Middle East in their prayers on Tuesday, 4 December, the Feast of St John Damascene. Conscious of the civil war in Syria and its impact on neighbouring countries, the Bishops' Conference of England and Wales, at their recent plenary meeting, decided on a day of prayer as one sign of solidarity with the people of the region.
Monsignor Keith Newton, the Ordinary of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, will join Archbishop Peter Smith, Bishop Philip Egan, and others, for a new study course on the Catechism of the Catholic Church during the Year of Faith.
Groups from the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham are preparing to celebrate the season of Advent with a traditional service - the Advent Procession - now available for use in the Catholic Church through the publication of the Customary of Our Lady of Walsingham.
Dr Edward Norman was Canon Chancellor of York Minster and is an ecclesiastical historian. He is an emeritus Fellow of Peterhouse, Cambridge. This article was first published in the Catholic Herald and is published here with permission.
On Saturday 10 November, Mgr Keith Newton celebrated Mass according to the Book of Divine Worship in the church of St Agatha, Portsmouth. During the Mass the Ordinary blessed eight new bells which will be hung in the belfry of the church, and will ring out over the city of Portsmouth from January 2013.