Month: January 2018


To my mind one of the most joyous things about the Ordinariate liturgy is the restoration of the Gesimas. I can already see several people of my acquaintance rolling their eyes and murmuring “Young Fogey”, but I feel justified in

The Conversion of St. Paul

An interesting commentary on today’s feast, taken from the Customary of the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham. A reading from the sermons of John Keble St Paul’s day is, in one respect, different from most of the saints’ days

Henry Joy Fynes-Clinton

A well known figure in the Anglo-Papalist movement, he was instrumental in many conversations between Eastern and Western Christians. Read more about him here.

Bishop Hudson to visit Warwick Street

This coming Sunday, the 28th, Bishop Nicholas Hudson, Auxiliary in Westminster & Titular Bishop of St. Germans, will visit Our Lady of the Assumption & St. Gregory Warwick Street, the central church of the Ordinariate. Bishop Hudson is the Auxiliary

The Catholic League

Founded in 1913, the Catholic League has been working for corporate unity among Christians for over a hundred years. They are an Anglican foundation, but are open to both Anglicans & Catholics who seek the reunification of the church. Learn

Fr Paul Coutourier: Apostle of Unity

One of the major influences of the work for Christian Unity, not only in the west, but also in the east was Fr Paul Coutourier of Lyon. A highly significant man in many respects, you can learn more of him

The Monks of Norcia

As one charity of Friends, we are always happy to support another in what ways we can. It therefore gives the Friends of the Ordinariate great pleasure to support the UK Friends of Norcia, in publicising this event:

Fr Paul of Graymoor

It is generally well known that the “Chair of Unity Octave” was an Anglican, or more particularly Anglo-Papalist creation, by the Episcopalian Priest The Rev’d Lewis Thomas Wattson (1863-1940), who earnestly sought the re-union of Christendom. Wattson founded an order

Fr. Hunwicke’s Liturgical Notes

In today’s article, Fr Hunwicke writes about the “Protohistory of the Ordinariates”: earlier attempts at corporate re-union, before our own Ordinariate came into being. Fr Hunwicke also lists here the Indulgences attached to this important week. He also writes about

“Piercing Her Heart with division”

Today marks the beginning of the Octave of Prayer for Christian Unity. Over these days we hope to post items relating to the unity of all Christians: we begin today with the late Mgr Augustine Hoey speaking about the necessity