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.

Archbishop Carfora memory honoured

Chicago, USA: On October 11th, 2015 the grave of Archbishop Carmel Henry Carfora was solemnly blessed with a new headstone. This was secured through the efforts of Canon Kelly, to whom the Church is truly grateful. Following the blessing the clergy and faithful gathered at St. Anne’s Mission for a Pontifical Low Mass celebrated by…

Chicago Synod 2015

Chicago, USA: A regional Synod of the Old Roman Catholic Church in America was held in Chicago on October 10th hosted by  the St. Anne Mission. Archbishop Douglas Lewins from the United Kingdom joined Archbishop Myers and his clergy as they identified opportunities for growth. A Votive Mass of the Holy Ghost was celebrated and…

9/11 Memorial Service

Chicago, USA: Canon Kelly led a 9/11 Memorial Service at Irving Park Cemetery where he serves as chaplain. The moving event was attended by a variety of first responders as well as those wishing to honor the memories of people who perished.

Chicago Memorial Day

Chicago, USA: The pastor of St. Anne’s Mission, Canon Nioclás Kelly, also serves as chaplain to Irving Park Cemetery. The cemetery holds an annual Memorial Day service at which Canon Kelly presided. The cemetery is also home to the grave of Archbishop Carmel Henry Carfora (d. 1958).