Author: Richard Hawker

Map of Piccadilly and Warwick Street in 1746

This map shows the location of the chapel of the Portuguese Embassy (from 1747 onwards the Bavarian Embassy). This chapel was transformed into the Church of St Gregory in 1790. In the 1840’s the church was renamed the Church of

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Epiphany Carol Service at 6.30pm on 6th January 2020

The Friends of the Ordinariate will be organising the annual Service of Epiphany Carols and Benediction at Our Lady of the Assumption and St Gregory, Warwick Street London W1 on the Feast of the Epiphany, Monday January 6th 2020. It

Votive Mass of St John Henry Newman on 9th November 2019 at Precious Blood Church, Borough

At 12.00 noon on Saturday November 9th there will be a Votive Mass of St JH Newman at the Church of the Precious Blood, O’Meara Street, Borough SE1 1TE. The preacher will be HE Cardinal Vincent Nichols. All are welcome!

Warwick Street Patronal Festival

A proud part of the Patrimony is going all out for the Patronal Festival. Warwick Street is no exception: Spatzenmesse and an Apostolic Administrator!

St Gregory’s Prayerbook

A perfectly innocent pleasure I have indulged in over many years is the collecting of prayer books, devotional manuals, books of devotion, &c. It began with the discovery, as a teenager, the discovery of the Manual of Catholic Devotion (Anglican).

Friend of the Ordinariate Ordained to the Priesthood

On Sunday, members of the Friends of the Ordinariate and Mgr Newton were pleased to be present at St Mary Magdalene, Wandsworth, for the first solemn Mass of Fr. Peter Littleton. Fr. Littleton was ordained on Saturday for the diocese

Most Precious Blood, London Bridge, consecrated

It was a joy and a delight to be with the parish of the Most Precious Blood, London Bridge, last night, to see the culmination of several years work, painstakingly rebuilding and redecorating this beautiful but unassuming church by F.A.

Date of Bl. John Henry Newman’s Canonisation announced

It is with great joy that we learn that the date of Bl. John Henry Newman’s Canonisation has been announced as the 13th October 2019. May he pray for us!

Eamon Duffy to address Ordinariate

We are very happy to advertise this very interesting event!

Priestly Ordinations for the Ordinariate Tomorrow

Two deacons are to be ordained to the Sacred Priesthood tomorrow for the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham by Bishop Michael Campbell, emeritus bishop of Lancaster. The Rev’d John Tee and The Rev’d Alastair Ferguson will be ordained