Axios! New deacons!

The Americas: On Saturday April 21 2018, during his episcopal visitation to Veracruz, Mexico, Metropolitan David ordained to the diaconate, Augustín Campechano and Antonio Marín Fernández during Mass in the Chapel of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Tres Valle. The two deacons will assist Padres Ochoa and Abrego to serve the five parish missions in…

Incardinations

The Americas: Following the incardination of two priests and four Missions in Mexico on Good Friday, we are delighted to announce the incardination of Monsignor Feliz Ramos Castilla (photo) and the reception of seven Parochial Missions in Cuba. Monsignor Castilla has been appointed Vicar Capitular for the missionary territory of Cuba. On April 14th in Arizona, Father…

The Patriarchs of Antioch joint statement regarding Syria

God is with us; Understand all ye nations and submit yourselves! We, the Patriarchs: John X, Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and all the East, Ignatius Aphrem II, Syrian Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and all the East, and Joseph Absi, Melkite-Greek Catholic Patriarch of Antioch, Alexandria, and Jerusalem, condemn and denounce the brutal aggression that…

Axios! Paschal Deacons!

The Americas: Easter Saturday 2018 (April 7th) was a joyous occasion in the Province of the Americas & Pacific Rim as Brother Thomas Gierke OSF and Brother Jamie Alaniz OSF were ordained Deacons by Letters Dimissiorial for the Franciscan Order within the Congregation of the Divine Charity by His Excellency, Metropolitan David of Louisiana. The ordination…

Paschal joy!

The Americas: We are delighted to announce the reception of four missions in Mexico into the Province of the Americas & Pacific Rim together with their pastors Padre Abelardo Ochoa Perez and Padre Manuel Abrego Gutierrez. Desiring to be in communion with the historic and authentically Orthodox continuation of the Old Roman Catholic Church, the…

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…

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…

New oratory blessed

Kentucky, USA: The Oratory of Our Lady of Victory in Goshen, KY was solemnly blessed by Archbishop Douglas Lewins on October 18th. A Mass celebrating St. Luke, whose feast was commemorated, followed the blessing.