RIP Cormac, Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor

Today on the Feast of St Giles, Abbot, the sad news of the passing to eternal rest of His Eminence Cormac, Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor, emeritus Archbishop of Westminster and previously Bishop of Arundel & Brighton. His Grace, Metropolitan Jerome of Selsey communicated the condolences of the clergy and faithful of the Province of Europe to His…

Incardinations

Please pray for the following priests as they continue their ministries in the Old Roman Catholic Church… The Reverend Father George von ABEL (Brighton, UK), received and incardinated by Metropolitan Jerome (Lloyd) OSJV of the Province of Europe into the Metropolitanate of Selsey. Appointed and licensed as an assistant priest of the Brighton Oratory (South East Mission). The…

Chapter of the bishopric of Selsey

Lynmouth, UK: Between Sunday 18th October to Thursday 22nd October, clergy of the bishopric of Selsey joined their Ordinary, Metropolitan Jerome OSJV in Chapter. Accommodation was provided courtesy of Canon Emilio Tundidor-Suarez OSJV at The Rock House hotel and by gracious permission of the Anglican Bishop of Exeter, the daily round of liturgical Offices, private Masses…

Metropolitan speaks at House of Lords

London, UK: His grace, Metropolitan Jerome OSJV of Europe was a keynote speaker and member of the “expert panel” at the House of Lords in a debate entitled “Refugees and Migrants – morals and dilemmas” hosted by Baron John, the Lord Laird of Artigarvan. The other keynote speakers were Councillor Christopher Precious, the Mayor of…

Metropolitan visits Circus

Brighton, UK: Since walking a tightrope for local HIV/AIDS hospice The Sussex Beacon in 2009, Metropolitan Jerome OSJV has maintained a relationship with the Zippos Circus family. On Easter Monday 2014 his excellency administered the sacrament of baptism for the famous Rastelli clown family and is ever available to members of the circus for spiritual…

New chapel for Brighton Oratory

Brighton, UK: Metropolitan Jerome OSJV has founded a new chapel for the Brighton Oratory mission in the cellar of the charitable apostolate, “Cherubs Kitchen”. Desiring to provide a “spiritual heart” in the centre of the daily life of the apostolate that raises money for the homeless and provides professional industry apprenticeships, his excellency determined to…

Cherubs meet Zippos

Brighton, UK: Through his long standing relationship with Zippo’s Circus since walking a tightrope over the Big Top for charity, Metropolitan Jerome OSJV was able to treat some of the Cherubs Kitchen team to a visit to the circus while it was in Brighton & Hove. Pictured with Norman Barrett, the ringmaster and Metropolitan Jerome…

Holy Synod 2014

The first ever international holy Synod of canonical orthodox Old Roman Catholic jurisdictions since the time of Archbishop Arnold H Mathew, took place on Saturday, July 5th at the Brighton Oratory in Sussex, England. Clergy and members of the Old Roman Catholic Churches in Great Britain, Europe, and America joined together in prayer, in fellowship…

Healing Conference

Metropolitan Jerome OSJV on Saturday, March 29th will give the third in a series of conferences on Christian Healing at the Brighton Oratory from 2pm. The subject of this third conference is “Suffering” and will look at appropriate Christian attitudes towards “suffering” and especially for practitioners exercising a healing ministry. Mgr Lloyd has over twenty…

Province of Europe: Chrism Mass

Notice is hereby given that His Grace, Archbishop Jerome Lloyd OSJV, Metropolitan of Europe will consecrate according to the traditional rites of the Pontificale Romanum the holy oils of Sanctum Chrisma, Oleum Catechumenorum and Oleum Infirmorum during the Mass of the Lord’s Supper at the Brighton Oratory on Maundy Thursday, April 17th 2014, 8.30am.  Clergy of the Province…