LATEST NEWS FROM THE ORDINARIATE
Mgr Andrew Burnham gave the sermon at Solemn Evensong and Benediction for the opening of the Year of Faith in Cambridge. You can read the complete sermon here.
On Sunday 7 October the Bournemouth Ordinariate Group are having the loan of a digital organ, similar to the model they are proposing to acquire. A Viscount Envoy digital organ will be used at the 9.30am (Ordinariate) Mass, the 11.00am (Parish) Mass and at the 4.00pm Evensong, which will be followed by a demonstration recital given by Peter Cook.
On Saturday 6 October, there will be a tour of those places in the City of London which are of historical Catholic significance. The tour, which is free, will last around 90 minutes, starting at 2.00pm at the Church of St Mary Moorfield, Eldon Street EC2 7LS.
On Saturday 20 October, a Blessed Sacrament Procession will be held in London. The procession starts from Westminster Cathedral at 3.00pm, and will lead to Southwark Cathedral for Benediction at around 4.30pm.
Four men were ordained to the Sacred Priesthood today, for service in the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham.
The Manchester Ordinariate Group will be meeting in a new venue and at a new time from this Sunday - the Solemnity of Our Lady of Walsingham. They are also starting a monthly 'House Mass' as part of their outreach to the local community.
Report from young Ordinariate member, Thomas Starkie:
This morning the Holy Father has opened the Year of Faith. The complete text of his homily at the opening Mass can be found below:
from Thomas Starkie (Aged 16) from the Manchester Ordinariate Group
Three more men have been ordained as priests for service in the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham. Fr Kenneth Berry, Fr Paul Gibbons, and Fr Donald Minchew, were ordained to the sacred priesthood by the Archbishop of Southwark, the Most Reverend Peter Smith, on Saturday morning.