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Latin Mass Society Event at the central church of the Ordinariate, Warwick Street on July 10th

FRIDAY 10th JULY – The Michael Davies Memorial Lecture A requiem for Michael Davies will be celebrated by Fr Tim Finigan in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption and St Gregory, Warwick Street, London W1B 5LZ at 5.30pm.

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A Homily for Trinity Sunday by Fr Mark Elliott-Smith

If there is one thing that scientists have demonstrated in the last hundred years or so it is that the universe is a very strange place. Physicists have been uncovering a world that gets ever weirder the closer you look.

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Cardinal Nichols: “Find that balance between distinctiveness and identity.”

Cardinal Vincent Nichols has expressed his hope that the vision of Benedict XVI in establishing the personal ordinariates for former Anglicans will “continue to flourish.” He also asked the personal ordinariates to persevere in “[finding] that balance between distinctiveness and identity.”

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A Question of Authority – Mgr Newton visits St George’s Cathedral, Southwark

On the weekend of 31st January / 1st February 2015, Mgr Keith Newton, Ordinary of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, visited St George’s Cathedral, Southwark. This visit formed part of a series of Cathedral appeals, organised by

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Friends of the Ordinariate Epiphany Service of Lessons and Carols with Benediction

On Thursday 8 January, the Friends of the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham held their annual candlelit Epiphany Service of Lessons and Carols followed by Benediction at Our Lady of the Assumption and St Gregory’s Church, Warwick Street (London,

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Visit to Norwich: Ordinariate makes real the initial hopes of ARCIC

During a visit to St John’s Catholic Cathedral, Norwich, on the weekend of 25/26 October, Mgr Keith Newton, Ordinary of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, spoke about “the unity of believers” which “is at the heart of

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Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI writes to the Friends of the Ordinariate

The Friends of the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham were delighted and honoured to receive a letter from Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI last week. Dated 10 October, it was written in reply to a letter sent to His Holiness by

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A National Church Cannot Be Catholic

During a Friends of the Ordinariate appeal at the Church of the Transfiguration, Kensal Rise (London), on 4th and 5th October, Mgr Keith Newton, Ordinary of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, discussed the tensions that exist for

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Friends celebrate the Feast of Blessed John Henry Newman

The parish priest of the London Oratory and renowned liturgist, Fr Uwe Michael Lang, was the guest preacher at a Solemn Mass in the Ordinariate Use for the Feast of Blessed John Henry Newman on Thursday 9 October. The Mass,

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Unity Without Losing Identity: Archbishop Longley welcomes Mgr Newton to Birmingham

During a visit to St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham, on the weekend of 4th/5th October, Mgr Keith Newton, Ordinary of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, said that the Ordinariate provides an ecumenical “model for the universal Church”. Mgr

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