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 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 Kristopher…

Interfaith relations

Europe: Metropolitan Jerome has a keen interest in the plight of persecuted Christians and has been eager to express solidarity with those suffering in the Middle East for some years. Appreciating the history of our church with the Patriarchate of Antioch & All the East, Metropolitan Jerome has continually tried to highlight the plight of Syrian…

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…

καλό Πάσχα kaló Páscha

Europe: As Western Orthodoxy celebrates the octave day of our celebration of Easter, so our brethren in the East, like a continuous relay, begin to celebrate holy Pascha. In Jerusalem yesterday the “Holy Fire” originating from the Church of the Holy Sepulchre to a great cheer from the 3,000 faithful, was passed from candle to…

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…

Christmas Offering

Metropolitan Jerome of Selsey thanks all those who every year, in appreciation for his broadcasting daily Masses, donate contributions towards this valued apostolate. This year however, a particularly difficult year financially for many people, he respectfully asks that such donations be given toward his other apostolate addressing homelessness, Cherubs Kitchen.  Founded by His Grace in 2013,…

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…