The Archdiocese of Chile

The Office of the Primus announced officially today the reception into the holy Synod of the Orthodox Old Roman Catholic Communion of Archbishop Cristian Andres Lisboa Morales and the Old Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chile. The Archdiocese based in Santiago, Chile also has missions in Venezuela and Peru and will take over episcopal and pastoral…

Habemus episcopum! Nioclás!

The episcopal election of Hospital chaplain and rector of St Anne’s mission, Franciscan, Monsignor Nioclás Kelly OSF by the Diocesan Chapter was ratified today by the Holy Synod of the Orthodox Old Roman Catholic Communion. The diocese of Chicago has been without a bishop since the deaths respectively of Bishop Earl P Gasgoine (OCCA) in…

L.O.N. News channel launched!

L.O.N. aka “Latin Orthodox News” has been launched by the Office of the Primus to increase and widen the Communion’s dissemination of news and information to aid evangelism. The initiative intends to provide information media resources for enquirers to the Communion and provide interesting and engaging ways to interact with the Church both locally and…

“A thought for today…”

Members of the Communion familiar with our Facebook Page may already have appreciated the latest addition to the Communion’s media out put, the Archbishop of Selsey’s “A thought for today…” Monday to Friday for the past three weeks a short reflective text has been posted by the Primus, Metropolitan Jerome of Selsey providing words for…

New vocations video published

On the feast of St Pius I, Bishop & Martyr of Rome, the Office of the Primus in conjunction with Latin Orthodox Films released a new vocations video, “Vocare” featuring clergy and faithful exclusively from the Communion. Images include clergy and faithful in South and North America and Europe featuring various ways in which the…

Ordinations 2018

The Congregation of the Divine Charity is delighted to announce after five years in formation, the impending ordination to the holy priesthood of deacons, Friar Jamie Alaniz OSF and Friar Thomas Gierke of the Missionary Franciscans of Christ the King, by the Servant Superior of the Congregation, Metropolitan Jerome OSJV during Pontifical Solemn Mass on…

Discernment: Lay Ministry

The Communion welcomes interest and invites applications from committed members of its congregations to discern and explore opportunities in lay ministry. Examples of licensed lay ministry are Pastoral Worker, Reader or permanent Sub-deacon other forms of lay ministry not requiring a license but instead some training and a certificate include Hospital Visitor, Christian Listening Counsellor,…

Discernment: Incardination

Incardination is the process by which a Cleric or Sacred Minister becomes Canonically part of a Catholic Church or jurisdiction. Every Catholic cleric belongs to a particular church, this has been the case for centuries since the earliest Church Councils stipulated that every Ordained man should belong to a particular church community and a particular…

Discernment: Sacred Ministry

The Orthodox Old Roman Catholic Communion welcomes interest and invites applications from mature men interested in discerning a vocation to the permanent sub-diaconate, diaconate or priesthood. The minimum age for ordination is twenty-four (24) there is no upper age limit. All applicants must be in good health mentally and able physically to exercise a ministry….