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…

Pastures new…

Europe: Sunday 26th August, Father Aivar Pahk of Pärnu, Estonia was incardinated into the Terra Mariana (Land of Mary) Diocese of the Province by Metropolitan Jerome. Fr Pahk, formerly of the Catholic Charismatic Church petitioned for himself and on behalf of his congregation to join the Province, desiring an orthodox Christian fellowship after changes in the…

Episcopal Consecration

The Holy Synod of the Orthodox Old Roman Catholic Communion announces with joy the EPISCOPAL CONSECRATION according to the ancient Rite of the Pontificale Romanum by The Primus His Grace, Metropolitan Jerome of Selsey assisted by Metropolitan David of Louisiana & Metropolitan Charles of Wisconsin of The Most Reverend Nioclás Kelly OSF as Titular Bishop of Movilla &…

Interfaith dialogue

Europe: Tuesday 24th July 2018, Brighton, UK; His Grace, Metropolitan Jerome of Selsey in his capacity as a trustee of Brighton & Hove Faith in Action and Chair of the Combatting Faith Hate Partnership Education Committee co-hosted with the BHFA Chair, Rik Child a dinner sponsored by the Brighton & Hove Muslim Forum. The guests…

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…

“A thought for today…”

Members of the Communion familiar with our Facebook Page may already have appreciated the latest addition to the Communion’s media out put, the Archbishop of Selsey’s “A thought for today…” Monday to Friday for the past three weeks a short reflective text has been posted by the Primus, Metropolitan Jerome of Selsey providing words for…

New vocations video published

On the feast of St Pius I, Bishop & Martyr of Rome, the Office of the Primus in conjunction with Latin Orthodox Films released a new vocations video, “Vocare” featuring clergy and faithful exclusively from the Communion. Images include clergy and faithful in South and North America and Europe featuring various ways in which the…