LATEST NEWS FROM THE ORDINARIATE
Several Christmas Masses around the country will be celebrated according to the Ordinariate Use, which integrates centuries' old Anglican prayers into the Roman Rite. Other Ordinariate Use Christmas Masses include:
Michael Hart was ordained to the diaconate by Bishop Tom Burns of Menevia on Tuesday 17th Decemeber, and will be Ordained Priest on 25th January at 11.30am in Swansea Cathedral.
Darryl Jordan was the Assistant Curate at Christchurch Priory before he was received into the full communion of the Catholic Church earlier this year.
The Church of the Most Precious Blood, Borough, which is in the care of the Ordinariate, was filled to capacity on Saturday 19 October for the ordination of two more priests for the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham.
For the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, a series of open meetings to discuss the four important documents (Constitutions) of the Second Vatican Council at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Ham, The fifth meeting on THE CHURCH IN THE MODERN WORLD – part II (Gaudium et spes 1965) TUESDAY 29th of October at 7.30 pm. A meal and refreshments will be served.
The wives of Ordinariate clergy were given a special Award at this year's Catholic Women of the Year Luncheon on 11 October. Every year, three or four Catholic women are honoured at the Luncheon, chosen from among many from across Britain.
The new Ordinariate Use, which integrates centuries old Anglican prayers into the Roman Rite was officially introduced at the church of Our Lady of the Assumption and St Gregory, Warwick Street, London, on Thursday 10 October.
On Sunday 6 October, the Ordinary Mgr Keith Newton, visited Wales, where he led Evensong at the Metropolitan Cathedral of St David at the invitation of the Most Revd Archbishop George Stack.
Archbishop Vincent Nichols is this weekend [September 21/22] urging Catholics in every parish of England and Wales to support and welcome the clergy and faithful of Britain's Ordinariate for the "particular gifts they bring to the Catholic Church and the contribution they make to its life and mission".
The Ordinary, Mgr Keith Newton, is sad to announce the death of Fr Philip Penfold on Thursday 12 September, just five days after his ordination to the Sacred Priesthood. He had been suffering from cancer.