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…

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…

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.