Kidnapped Aleppo Bishops – update

Al-Bawaba: Acting President of the Syrian National Coalition George Sabra said Wednesday that the two Orthodox archbishops kidnapped in Syria were being held in a small village northwest of Aleppo by a rebel group. In a telephone conversation with Kataeb Party leader Amin Gemayel, Sabra said that Aleppo’s Greek Orthodox Archbishop Paul Yazigi and Syriac Orthodox…

Ad multos annos!

Congratulations to His Excellency Mgr António Freitas of Braga, Portugal and His Grace, Mgr Jerome Lloyd OSJV Metropolitan of Europe, celebrating the first anniversary of their Episcopal consecration today, May 5th, the feast of Pope St Pius V. Of your charity please pray for their Excellencies and for His Eminence, Archbishop Boniface Grosvold who consecrated them on…

ORCCLR.org launched

A new website has been launched with the blessing of the Primate for the Old Roman Catholic Church Latin Rite; http://www.orcclr.org. The new website is designed deliberately to be an introduction to the Communion of the ORCC LR, the largest Old Roman Catholic jurisdiction and the only one to have a global presence i.e. with…

Historic Chapel Restoration

The Revd Deacon Andrew Scurr, due to be ordained to the priesthood on St Mathew’s Day, September 21st 2013 has been restoring the domestic chapel of his house. Dcn Scurr is guardian of the Mission of Our Lady of Walsingham and St Lewinna in Buxted, a satellite of the Brighton Oratory and part of the…