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,…

A message for Christmas 2016

The Metropolitan of Europe’s Christmas message for 2016 is published ahead of the celebration of the commemoration of the Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ this coming Sunday. In his message, Metropolitan Jerome OSJV, Archbishop of Selsey, reflected on the meaning of the Incarnation as a practical reality in the lives of those seeking to…

Archbishop Boniface Grosvold, Memory eternal!

With great sadness we convey the news that His Grace, Archbishop Boniface Grosvold, fortified by the sacraments of Holy Mother Church, peacefully passed away in his sleep at 1:00 AM (6am BST) today July 21, 2016 in the ICU of University Hospital, London, Ontario. His Grace was attended by Monsignor George Hamilton-Roberts who administered to him…

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…

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.

AN URGENT LETTER OF THE CHALDEAN PATRIARCH

August 5, 2014 Your Holiness Pope Francis Your Beatitudes the Patriarchs of the East Your Excellencies the Presidents of the Bishops’ Conferences The Christians of Iraq face an enormous tragedy The Christians of Mosul (Nineveh Province, Iraq), horrified, have fled the city with only the clothes they were wearing. Their churches have been profaned and…

Archbishop Joseph Elected Metropolitan of All North America

His Eminence Archbishop Joseph has been elected Metropolitan of New York and All North America by the Holy Synod of Antioch in its extraordinary session at Balamand, Lebanon, as a successor of His Eminence Philip Saliba of eternal memory. His Eminence Archbishop Joseph was consecrated to the Holy Episcopacy on June 30, 1991 at the…

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…

Joint holy Synod

Their Graces, the Metropolitan Archbishops of Great Britain and Europe have issued a joint invitation to the clergy of both Provinces of the canonical Old Roman Catholic Church to a unique and historic holy Synod to be held in Brighton on July 5th 2014, the feast of St. Willibald. Also in attendance will be His…