Author: Matthew Topham

Resumption of public masses

Long awaited news that public masses may resume – with slight alterations to the usual pattern of worship – from this weekend 4-5th July. Individual churches will arrange this return differently – do keep an eye on the appropriate web

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Newman on Mary – Book Notice

A new book published by the Newman House Press is likely to appeal to Friends of the Ordinariate, combining as it does two of our patrons: St John Henry Newman’s meditations on the Litany of Loreto (UK here). A fine

A New Chairman for the Friends

After three years as Chairman of the Friends of the Ordinariate, Peter Sefton-Williams has decided to retire from this position but remains a trustee. On 16th June 2020 the Board of the ‘Friends’ elected Nicolas Ollivant, a long-standing trustee, as the

Fr. James Bradley: divers appearances

Those of you who have received, and doubtless read, mark, learned, and inwardly digested, you copies of the latest Newsletter will have admired the fine article by Fr. James Bradley on the future of our Patrimony. Fr. Bradley has been

Church Re-openings

I was glad when they said unto me: We will go into the house of the Lord.Our feet shall stand in thy gates: O Jerusalem. Psalm 121 (122) vv. 1-2 Cause for rejoicing, in that Churches are now allowed to

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Spring/Summer 2020 Newsletter

Click here for the latest newsletter from the Friends of the Ordinariate, including Fr. Hunwicke’s remembrance of Dr. Geoffrey Kirk (RIP), a study of the history of St Agatha’s Landport by Fr. John Maunder, and a message from the Ordinary

Pentecost Rosary

An happy feast of the Ascension to all! News from the Ordinary that on the feast of Pentecost, the Church in England, Scotland, and Wales will join in praying the Holy Rosary from 9am to 9pm. The Ordinariate of Our

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An Easter Message from The Ordinary

If you haven’t already, do watch the video message from Mgr. Keith Newton, Ordinary of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham.

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“For I am among you as one who serves”

Do read – in your now copious free time! – the new occasional blog posts from Fr. Mark Elliott-Smith, Parish Priest of Our Lady of the Assumption & S Gregory, Warwick St, who is volunteering at the Nightingale Hospital in

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Live-streamed Masses according to Divine Worship

Several Ordinariate churches and groups have valiantly arranged to live-stream masses during this time of prohibition of public worship. Click here to view them.

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