New oratory blessed

Kentucky, USA: The Oratory of Our Lady of Victory in Goshen, KY was solemnly blessed by Archbishop Douglas Lewins on October 18th. A Mass celebrating St. Luke, whose feast was commemorated, followed the blessing. Advertisements

Archbishop Carfora memory honoured

Chicago, USA: On October 11th, 2015 the grave of Archbishop Carmel Henry Carfora was solemnly blessed with a new headstone. This was secured through the efforts of Canon Kelly, to whom the Church is truly grateful. Following the blessing the clergy and faithful gathered at St. Anne’s Mission for a Pontifical Low Mass celebrated by…

Chicago Synod 2015

Chicago, USA: A regional Synod of the Old Roman Catholic Church in America was held in Chicago on October 10th hosted by  the St. Anne Mission. Archbishop Douglas Lewins from the United Kingdom joined Archbishop Myers and his clergy as they identified opportunities for growth. A Votive Mass of the Holy Ghost was celebrated and…

9/11 Memorial Service

Chicago, USA: Canon Kelly led a 9/11 Memorial Service at Irving Park Cemetery where he serves as chaplain. The moving event was attended by a variety of first responders as well as those wishing to honor the memories of people who perished.

Chicago Memorial Day

Chicago, USA: The pastor of St. Anne’s Mission, Canon Nioclás Kelly, also serves as chaplain to Irving Park Cemetery. The cemetery holds an annual Memorial Day service at which Canon Kelly presided. The cemetery is also home to the grave of Archbishop Carmel Henry Carfora (d. 1958).

Diaconal Ordination

Chicago, USA: On January 3rd, 2015, the Old Roman Catholic Church in America celebrated the ordination of the Rev. Mr. George Ontko to the Diaconate by Metropolitan William Myers. The ordination took place at St. Anne Old Roman Catholic Mission in Chicago, and Rev. Mr. Ontko will serve in Madison, WI.

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…