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…

URGENT PRAYERS NEEDED FOR EGYPT

From the Anglican Diocese of Egypt  http://dioceseofegypt.org/2013/08/urgent-prayers-for-egypt/ Dear Friends, Greetings in the Name of our Lord Jesus Christ! As I write these words, our St. Saviour’s Anglican Church in Suez is under heavy attack from those who support former President Mursi. They are throwing stones and Molotov cocktails at the church and have destroyed the…

ORCCLR.org launched

A new website has been launched with the blessing of the Primate for the Old Roman Catholic Church Latin Rite; http://www.orcclr.org. The new website is designed deliberately to be an introduction to the Communion of the ORCC LR, the largest Old Roman Catholic jurisdiction and the only one to have a global presence i.e. with…

Military Vicariate: Ordinary consecrated

On Sunday, 21 April 2013 in London, Ontario, Canada, His Eminence Archbishop Boniface Grosvold, Primate of the Old Roman Catholic Church Latin Rite (ORCC LR), consecrated to the holy Episcopate, the Most Reverend David Brian Fucci, Vicar Apostolic, having full ecclesiastical and legal jurisdiction over the Military Vicariate for the Old Roman Catholic Church. His…

Old Roman Catholic publications

In addition to the much valued and appreciated efforts of Bishop Will Myers OSF of Kentucky’s Saint Gabriel Theological Press republishing liturgical and other books no longer in print, including the “Old Catholic Ritual and Missal” 1909 of Archbishop Arnold Harris Mathew, new authors are also being published. Two recent publications of note by Old Roman Catholics…

Metropolitan of Europe’s response to the election of Pope Francis

  “Carissimi! Let us rejoice that the Holy Ghost has seen fit to inspire the Cardinal Electors to choose a man who has truly embraced and demonstrably lives the spirit of the evangelical counsels. A religious Pope, the first for many years and the first from Latin America! How providential that the new Pope of…

Metropolitan of Europe’s message at the beginning of the Conclave

Nota Bene Old Roman Catholicism is the orthodox continuation of the ancient See of Utrecht that was detached from communion with Rome by Pope Blessed Pius IX in 1853; despite a canonical case that had been in process since effectively 1710 upon the death of Archbishop Petrus Codde, when the Cathedral Chapter of the See…

Daily Mass Online 81’988 viewers!

The Daily Mass Online apostolate was begun primarily to serve the needs of the parishoners of the ORC Sussex Mission which, when it began, had no home to offer accessible public worship.  The Mass was originally broadcast from the domestic Oratory of the Provost of the Brighton Oratory and now is broadcast through the week from the…

Axios! Deacon Andrew!

On Ember Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 the Revd Andrew Scurr was ordained Deacon by His Grace the Metropolitan Archbishop Jerome Lloyd OSJV at the Brighton Oratory in Sussex, UK. Deacon Andrew will continue to serve the Sussex Mission of the Congregation of the Divine Caritas for which he was appointed to serve at his Subdiaconal…

Papal Resignation: Metropolitan of Europe’s response

Text of the letter sent by His Grace, Archbishop Jerome Lloyd OSJV, Metropolitan of the ORCCLR in Europe, to His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI in response to the news of his retirement from the See of Rome, sent via the Office of the Papal Nuncio to Great Britain: BEATISSIMO PATRI, Patriarchæ Ecclesiæ Occidentalis, Primati Italiæ,…

Ash Wednesday – an opportunity for witness

His Grace, the Metropolitan Archbishop, Msgr Jerome Lloyd OSJV will use Ash Wednesday as an opportunity to witness to Catholic culture and Tradition today by making himself available to  impose ashes on any passer-by who would like them at Churchill Square in Brighton during lunchtime i.e. between 12-2pm. The timing is deliberate so that workers…