‘Mr Louis Campese, a Former Anglican Bishop…’
September 19, 2012 23 Comments
He shares his personal journey and that of his congregation into the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St Peter:
Traditional Anglican Communion Bishop Louis Campese was speechless on Sunday, Sept. 16, as he joyfully witnessed his flock of American Anglicans be shepherded into the Roman Catholic Church.
“Oh, I’m still on Cloud Nine or Cloud 10,” the former bishop of the Anglican Cathedral of the Incarnation told VOL Tuesday afternoon. “It was just amazing”…
Currently, neither Bishop Campese nor any his former cathedral clergy – Fr. William Holiday, Fr. Scott Whitmore and Fr. Jason McCrimmon – have been ordained as Catholic clergy. He is praying that Fr. Holiday will be able to be ordained as a Catholic cleric in the not-too-distant future, but Fr. Whitmore has decided to take a little more time to discern the perimeters of his priesthood, while Fr. McCrimmon has chosen to remain Anglican and live out his priestly ministry as a chaplain in the US Navy.
As far as Bishop Campese goes, he is simply content to be a practicing Roman Catholic. He is now a Catholic lay person, and is addressed as “Mr. Louis Campese, a former Anglican bishop”, an Ordinariate spokesperson told VOL…
VirtueOnline has the whole piece here.