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Ordinariate Festival Continues

The Ordinariate Festival continues today at Westminster City School & Westminster Cathedral: 10:30 – Arrival at Westminster City School (Tea and Coffee) 11:00 – Welcome; address “The Ordinariate and the English Way” and questions 12:30 – Mass in the Ordinariate

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Ordinariate Festival Begins

The Ordinariate Festival begins this evening with a talk on Evangelisation by + Alan Williams, SM, Bishop of Brentwood and former Administrator of the Catholic shrine at Walsingham. The talk will take place at the central Ordinariate church, Our Lady

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Ordinariate Priest preaches at Winchester cathedral

Fr James Bradley, of the UK Ordinariate, on Sunday 17 September preached at Evensong at Winchester Anglican cathedral; a place with which he has a long standing connection. The text is as follows. Fr. Bradley is priest-in-charge of Holy Family,

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Evensong for Bl John Henry Newman

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St Margaret Ward:The Pearl of Tyburn

We are taken today back to the reign of Elizabeth I, and the notorious Tyburn Tree. And the martyr Margaret Ward. It is quite an exciting tale, full of derring do, crossing and double crossing, daring escapes and plots, and

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St David Lewis, SJ

We remain in the grip of the Titus Oates Conspiracy of the late 1670s and meet David Lewis, the last Welshman to be slain for the Faith. Unlike his cousin St. John Kemble, Lewis was not born a Catholic; his

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Cardinal dies

Of your charity pray for the repose of the soul of Cormac, Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor, who died this afternoon Rest eternal grant unto him O Lord, and let Light perpetual shine upon him. Jesu Mercy, Mary Pray.

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St John Wall & St John Kemble

We return once again to the Titus Oates Plot of the 1600s, and two more martyrs called John; one a secular and the other a Franciscan. St John Wall, OFM John Wall was born in Lancashire, that great bastion of

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Alfred Hope Patten

It is arguable that the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham would not exist as it currently does (at least not by name, and would a rose by any other name smell as sweet?), were it not for the life’s

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American Ordinary on the CDF

Back in March, Bishop Steven Lopes, of the American Ordinariate, gave a talk on his work at the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, and on the work of the Congregation generally. It is a very interesting document, and

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