Category Archives: Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham

A short film about Pope (Emeritus) Benedict’s life

This is a short film my teenage son put together as a sort of personal tribute to our beloved Pope Emeritus. Advertisements

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Leading ex-Anglican scholar to be ordained a Catholic priest

Members of the ordinariate on pilgrimage in Rome in February (Courtesy of the Personal Ordinariate) From the CatholicHerald.co.uk: Former Anglo-Catholic blogger John Hunwicke is among 21 men to be ordained priests for the ordinariate this year. Mr Hunwicke, a former … Continue reading

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On crossing the Tiber

This short piece from The Anglo-Catholic was written by  Fr. Dwight Longenecker.  A reminder perhaps for us to continue to support and pray for the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham. When you become a Catholic, it may be that Mother … Continue reading

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The Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham – a Year On.

On the first anniversary of the creation of the personal ordinariate 10 members describe their poignant journey to full communion The founding members of the world’s first personal ordinariate are ordained at Westminster Cathedral on January 15 2011 Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk It … Continue reading

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Pope creates ordinariate in America for ex-Anglicans

by Rocco Palmo Twenty-six months since Anglicanorum coetibus laid the groundwork for groups of Anglicans to cross the Tiber whilst maintaining elements of their liturgical, spiritual, theological and canonical patrimony, the top-shelf papal project has taken a sizable leap this New … Continue reading

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A Christmas message

From Monsignor Keith Newton, Ordinary of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham: Amongst all that is going on at Christmas tide, we know we should never lose sight of the truth of the Incarnation: that God has entered his … Continue reading

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Mgr. Keith Newton on “What is the Ordinariate?”

This text has been edited from Fr Keith Newton’s address and answers to questions from the floor at a day of exploration hosted by the South London Ordinariate Group in Kennington on 29 January, 2011. Now that it has been transcribed … Continue reading

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Converts vs. ‘Cradle Catholics’

Most of you know that Catholicism Pure author’s are a mix of what we now call ‘cradle’ Catholic’s and ‘converts’. Personally I dislike the distinction – in a universal Roman Catholic Church we are surely universally Roman Catholic are we … Continue reading

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A lesson in forgiveness

Archbishop John Hepworth, leader of the Traditional Anglican Communion (“TAC”), has received an awful lot of bad press over the years, with many hard judgements expressed against his character; particularly by people hostile to the process initiated by the Holy … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage of Reparation and Consecration in Walsingham

This Saturday, July 16,  Monsignor Keith Newton leads a pilgrimage of Reparation and Consecration in Walsingham. At 3.50 pm he will perform a solemn Act of Consecration of England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, the Church and the Ordinariate to the Sorrowful and … Continue reading

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What is Anglican Liturgical Patrimony?

This paper by Monsignor Andrew Burnham was made available during the Anglican Use Conference in Texas. Mgr Andrew Burnham The vigorous discussion of ‘Anglican Patrimony’, a phrase used by Pope Benedict XVI in Anglicanorum cœtibus, has established two things for … Continue reading

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Father of nine to be ordained Catholic priest

There can’t be many Catholic priests who have a wife and nine children present at their ordination. But that’s exactly what awaits Deacon Ian Hellyer this week. “I’m currently experiencing a funny combination of peace and excitement – with just an … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit is at work in the ordinariate

An interesting article from The Catholic Herald: William Johnstone explains how he overcame his initial misgivings about Pope Benedict XVI’s historic offer to groups of Anglicans By William Johnstone on Tuesday, 26 April 2011 The three ex-Anglican bishops are ordained … Continue reading

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Solemn Mass Marks 950th Anniversary of Walsingham

A solemn pontifical Mass celebrated by Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster marked the 950th anniversary of the foundation of the national shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham. The shrine was established in 1061, the year in which tradition holds that … Continue reading

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