New priests!

Congratulations to Father James Alaniz OSF and Father Thomas Gierke  OSF ordained to the sacred Priesthood on Sunday, October 7th by His Grace Metropolitan Jerome OSJV, at the Church of the Atonement, Chicago. Family, friends and parishioners came from near and far to witness the ordination and receive the First Blessings of the new priests….

Chicago: Ordinations to the Priesthood

In Chicago today, His Grace, Metropolitan Jerome OSJV of Selsey will ordain to the sacred priesthood of the one holy Catholic and Apostolic Church, Fra. James Alaniz OSF and Fra. Thomas Gierke OSF at the Church of the Atonement in Chicago. The Pontifical Mass and Ordinations will be BROADCAST live here below from 2.30pm and…

Chicago prepares…

October 2018 will be a momentous month for the Old Roman Catholic diocese of Chicago, the oldest Old Roman Catholic diocese in the United States. After a two year interregnum since the retirement of Archbishop Theodore J Rematt in 2016 (and subsequent passing, memory eternal), the vacant see will receive a new bishop, Monsignor Nioclas Kelly…

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…

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…

Metropolitan David visits Europe

The Americas: Metropolitan David of Louisiana  visited France accompanying American War Veterans for a three week tour visiting monuments in the care of the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) for the Memorial Day and Centenary events commemorating the participation of American forces in the Great War (WWI 1914-18). His Grace, who holds rank of Lieutenant…

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The Americas: Metropolitan David of Louisiana  is currently visiting France accompanying American War Veterans for a three week tour visiting monuments in the care of the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) for the Memorial Day and Centenary events commemorating the participation of American forces in the Great War (WWI 1914-18). His Grace will visit England…

Joy in Mexico!

The Americas: continuing his episcopal visitation, Metropolitan David today (Sunday 22 April) administered the Sacraments of Confirmation and of Baptism and celebrated First Holy Communions visiting the missions of Nuestra Señora del Perpetuo Socorro, Veracruz and San Bartolo, Oaxaca.  His Grace also visited the ill and housebound distributing Holy Communion, anointing and laying hands in prayer.  Continuando…