ORDO March 2018

The Ordo is based upon the Kalendar published by Archbishop A H Mathew (memory eternal) in “The Old Catholic Missal & Ritual” of 1909. Clearly the Kalendar devised by Archbishop Mathew was naturally at the time intended for use in Great Britain alone, containing local and regional feasts of Saints. It’s the intention of the Episcopal…

ORDO February 2018

The Ordo is based upon the Kalendar published by Archbishop A H Mathew (memory eternal) in “The Old Catholic Missal & Ritual” of 1909. A consultation exercise begins now in the new year within the Provinces, dioceses and religious congregations to reform local Kalendars. Anniversaries in February 04 Birthday of Metropolitan Jerome Lloyd of Selsey…

ORDO January 2018

The Ordo is based upon the Kalendar published by Archbishop A H Mathew (memory eternal) in “The Old Catholic Missal & Ritual” of 1909. A consultation exercise begins now in the new year within the Provinces, dioceses and religious congregations to reform local Kalendars. Anniversaries in January 08 Consecration of Abp. Thatcher, 5th Abp ORCGB. (1982) Chantry…

Christmas Offering

Metropolitan Jerome of Selsey thanks all those who every year, in appreciation for his broadcasting daily Masses, donate contributions towards this valued apostolate. This year however, a particularly difficult year financially for many people, he respectfully asks that such donations be given toward his other apostolate addressing homelessness, Cherubs Kitchen.  Founded by His Grace in 2013,…

ORDO December 2017

A “Directory” or “Ordo recitandi” printed each year for the use of all the clergy consists of a calendar for the year, in which there are printed against each day concise directions concerning the Office and Mass to be said on that day. The calendar is usually provided with some indication of fast days, special…

Chicago Synod 2017

Chicago, USA: The first holy Synod of the canonical Orthodox Old Roman Catholic Communion took place on Thursday, November 9th last week in Chicago uniting two of the historic American incorporations, the See of Chicago [1917] and the Archdiocese of the Old Catholic Church in America [1925] and the Province of Europe. The purpose of the…

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…

Metropolitan establishes new Congregation for Religious & Apostolic life

Brighton, England, UK: On Sunday 23rd July, 2017, His Grace Metropolitan Jerome OSJV of Selsey issued a decree erecting a new congregation for the governance of religious Orders and societies of apostolic life. Acceding to various petitions received by canonical orthodox Old Roman Catholic bishops, His Grace has responded by providing a centre of focus,…

Pentecost & London 2017

Metropolitan Jerome of Selsey during his broadcast homily for Pentecost Sunday referred to the news of the terrorist attacks in London on Saturday 3/6/17, resulting in the tragic deaths of seven people and seriously injuring another forty-eight, including Emergency Service personnel and Police. His Grace began with a reflection concerning the fulfilment of the promise…

Manchester Arena 2017

Metropolitan Jerome of Selsey’s statement concerning the awful tragedy of the suicide bomber at the Manchester Arena, UK, yesterday evening: “After the confusion of last evening, the nation has awoken this morning to the awful clarification of an horrific event, a suicide bomb attack at Manchester Arena, as young adults and children were exiting the venue after…