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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

New archbishop of Southwark, friend of the Ordinariate!

It has been announced today that John Wilson, currently titular bishop of Lindisfarne, and auxiliary in Westminster, will be the next archbishop of Southwark, following the retirement of Peter Smith. Bishop Wilson will be installed as archbishop on the 25th

Ascension day

Hail the day that sees him rise, Alleluia! to his throne beyond the skies. Alleluia! Christ, the Lamb for sinners given, Alleluia! enters now the highest heaven. Alleluia!  There for him high triumph waits; Alleluia! lift your heads, eternal gates. Alleluia! He has conquered

News from Pembury

Fr Ed Tomlinson, over at the Tunbridge Wells Ordinariate mission, based at St. Anselm’s Pembury has written an excellent article about how far they have come over the last eight years. Do go over there and have a read, and

Easter IV from the Christian Year

My Saviour, can it ever beThat I should gain by losing Thee?The watchful mother tarries nigh,Though sleep have closed her infant’s eye;For should he wake, and find her gone.She knows she could not bear his moan.But I am weaker than a