Tag Archives: Anglicanorum Coetibus

Pope Francis Prays for Success of Initiative to Convert Anglicans

The above heading caught my attention on the inimitable Fr Z’s blog: In the wake of the decision of the State tethered Church of England to have wyshyps (female bishops), the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham set up a … Continue reading

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The Ordinariate on Women Bishops

From the Ordinary: In his statement on the C of E’s decision to allow women bishops, Monsignor Keith Newton, Ordinary of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham in the Catholic Church, only briefly comments on the decision itself. … Continue reading

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Anglican Priest, Flock Cross a Welcoming Bridge

In the Boston Globe: Before Mass on a recent Sunday, the Rev. Jurgen Liias stood in a cramped sacristy of a Catholic church with an acolyte and cantor and began a call-and-response prayer of preparation. Incense smoldered. The men thumped … Continue reading

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Catholics of the Anglican Patrimony

The Catholic League: On 17 August 2013, Fr Peter Cornwell, a married Catholic priest and former vicar of the same church as Blessed John Henry Newman, The University Church of St Mary, Oxford, wrote a surprisingly mean review in The Tablet of Catholics … Continue reading

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Ordinariate Sisters Have a Permanent Home

The Hermeneutic of Continuity: Here is the Press Release from the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham: Sisters of the Blessed Virgin Mary Move to Permanent Home The new religious community of the Personal Ordinariate, the Sisters of the Blessed … Continue reading

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A Glimpse of the Ordinariate

And Damian Thompson has it. Here are a couple of photographs taken by the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham when they celebrated Evensong and Benediction for the Feast of the Assumption last week; they’re in their new church … Continue reading

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Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali on the Ordinariate

… the Anglican Communion, Gafcon, FiF and more. Virtue Online: The Church of England bishop sees the Anglican Ordinariates as a two-edged sword. First, he notes that finally at the highest level, the Church of Rome has recognized the validity of … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Embraces the Ordinariate

Sent in by Timothy from the fine Catholic Bibles Blog: Pope Francis Embraces the Ordinariate – and increases its power to evangelise: Opponents of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, set up by Benedict XVI to allow ex-Anglicans … Continue reading

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Anglican Patrimony is Becoming a Reality

The Tablet: As a convert from Anglicanism I have been curious since Benedict XVI paved the way for the creation of the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham about what particular aspects of ‘Anglican patrimony’ – as the Pope emeritus … Continue reading

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Why Do We Continue Talking to the Anglicans…

… after they have so wilfully made unity impossible? To behave as though women priests and gay bishops make no difference to our relations is to do violence to the truth. Writes William Oddie in the Catholic Herald. In typical fashion, … Continue reading

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