Worker Priests

Some people express surprise when meeting one of our Orthodox Catholic priests in a “non-church” environment. Yet if someone asked you to imagine a monastery, what sort of a place would you imagine? A place of retreat and prayer perhaps? An isolated spiritual oasis distant from the constraints and concerns of the material world? A…

What Old Roman Catholicism is not…

The following are given to explain the differences between these various misunderstandings or misinterpretations of Old Roman Catholicism… “Old Catholic” Despite sharing a history with those who later became to be called “Old Catholics” at first glance to the ignorant or ill-informed, Old Roman Catholicism may be confused with “Old Catholicism” of which there are…

The Liturgy

Lex orandi, lex credendi In order to preserve the “faith of our fathers” the Holy Synod in accordance with the prudent tradition of the Church, only permits those Liturgical Rites of the Church’s historic patrimony known to convey and express the Orthodox one holy Catholic and Apostolic faith. As a Western Rite Orthodox Catholic Church…

Safeguarding

Every diocese and local church of the Communion is to have guidance and training for the control and monitoring of safeguarding vulnerable people and child protection. Such guidance may depend on the legal requirements of nation states and government policies. However, the following are given as general principles to be observed by all jurisdictions associated…