Author: Matthew Topham

A Message from the Ordinary

Mgr. Keith Newton, our Ordinary, offers this new reflection on the feast of our Patron, S. John Henry Newman, in which he speaks of the great Saint’s own conversion, especially as it reflects and models that of those of us

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Patronal Feast – S. John Henry Newman

Today is the Ordinariate’s Patronal Feast, of S John Henry Newman, our great forerunner. On this day, in 1845, Newman was received home into the bosom of Holy Church, at the hands of Bl. Dominic Barberi, at Littlemore, the quasi-monastic

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Fr. James Bradley on the Ordinariate – Ecclesiastical Law Society

Fr. James Bradley, a frequent visitor to these pages, has given an interview with the Ecclesiastical Law Society, a body concerned with the study of Canon Law – especially Anglican Canon Law (such as it is) – about the canonical

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Bulletin on Divine Worship

News of an exciting new initiative from the Ordinariate’s Vicar General, Fr. David Waller, in the form of a quarterly publication entitled as above – the Bulletin on Divine Worship. Fr. writes in the first edition: WELCOME to the first

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Willard Carter – ‘Cello Recital at Warwick St

On Friday 11th September, The Church of Our Lady of the Assumption & St Gregory, Warwick St played host to the young and extremely talented ‘cellist Willard Carter, who gave a short recital after the 12:45 Mass. Willard is a

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Fr. Bradley on the Church & Politics

Friends of the Ordinariate will be interested to read a recent post by Fr. James Bradley JCD, one of our priests (and one previously featured in these pages), and currently Assistant Professor of Canon Law at the Catholic University of

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Please Pray for Br. Gildas Parry

Please pray for Br. Gildas Parry, to take his solemn vows as a Canon of the Premonstratensians (Norbertines) this Friday, August 21st. He is currently based at St Philip’s Priory in Chelmsford.  The head of the priory is Abbot Hugh

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Reliquary Bust of S John Henry Newman

Splendid news from the Ordinariate’s Central London Church of Our Lady of the Assumption & S Gregory, Warwick St, in the form of a brand new reliquary bust of our illustrious patron, S John Henry Newman. This rather fetching bust,

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The Assumption at Warwick St

The frieze of Our Lady of the Assumption at Warwick St.

London-based or -visiting friends of the Ordinariate will doubtless be pleased to hear of the arrangements for celebrating the Patronal feast of Our Lady of the Assumption (and St Gregory), Warwick St. On the day itself, 15th August, Mass in

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Pray for the Church in China

Those concerned by the perilous state of Holy Church in China – which should be everyone – may be interested in the latest episode of the Spectator’s religion podcast, Holy Smoke, hosted by the ever-acerbic Damien Thompson, which features incisive

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