So says Archbishop John Hepworth, and with him goes the Church of St Agatha’s:
Father Maunder has indeed begun preparations, and his dream of the great Saint Agatha’s becoming an Ordinariate church begins to emerge. This quiet process is unfolding in England, Australia, Canada and the US, as TAC groups that withstood the implementation difficulties of the past two years are able to take similar steps.
In April, the TAC bishops and advisors who have sustained the Holy Father’s vision and continue to pastor the clergy and people who are with them will meet and discuss their ecclesial future. I am hoping that Father Chadwick will be among those present. Perhaps he can sail across the Channel.
Is that the old TAC?
Fr Barnes also mentions:
(Fr) John Maunder and some of his people have begun preparation for reception (and in his case, I hope, Ordination) so the Portsmouth Group is looking increasingly healthy. As always, the preparations John had made for me to say Mass were immaculate, and his welcome most warm and generous…