Ordinations 2018

The Congregation of the Divine Charity is delighted to announce after five years in formation, the impending ordination to the holy priesthood of deacons, Friar Jamie Alaniz OSF and Friar Thomas Gierke of the Missionary Franciscans of Christ the King, by the Servant Superior of the Congregation, Metropolitan Jerome OSJV during Pontifical Solemn Mass on…

Spiritual joy!

Europe: June 12th – 14th Metropolitan Jerome joined pilgrims and retreatants of the Anglican Catholic Church Diocese of the United Kingdom at the Shrine of Our Lady’s Glorious Assumption and St Simon Stock at Aylesford Priory last week. His Grace was invited by Bishop Damien Mead as a guest speaker to deliver a conference on…

Interfaith relations

Europe: Sunday 3rd June, His Grace Metropolitan Jerome of Selsey as a trustee of the charity “Brighton & Hove Faith in Action” attended “The Dialogue Society And Fellowship Educational Society’s Annual Ramadan Iftar Dinner” at The Grand Hotel, Brighton. The event, breaking fast during the ninth month of the Islamic calendar was held to promote…

Metropolitan David visits Europe

The Americas: Metropolitan David of Louisiana  visited France accompanying American War Veterans for a three week tour visiting monuments in the care of the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) for the Memorial Day and Centenary events commemorating the participation of American forces in the Great War (WWI 1914-18). His Grace, who holds rank of Lieutenant…

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The Americas: Metropolitan David of Louisiana  is currently visiting France accompanying American War Veterans for a three week tour visiting monuments in the care of the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) for the Memorial Day and Centenary events commemorating the participation of American forces in the Great War (WWI 1914-18). His Grace will visit England…

ORDO May 2018

ORDO Kalendarium Maius 2018 Anniversaries this month… Of tonsure/minor orders… 26 (2012) Father Andrew Scurr (exorcist & acolyte) 31 (2008) Metropolitan David of Louisiana (exorcist) Of major orders/episcopal consecration… 05 (2012) Consecration of Metropolitan Jerome of Selsey Birthdays 04 Monisgnor Stephen Porter

Joy in Mexico!

The Americas: continuing his episcopal visitation, Metropolitan David today (Sunday 22 April) administered the Sacraments of Confirmation and of Baptism and celebrated First Holy Communions visiting the missions of Nuestra Señora del Perpetuo Socorro, Veracruz and San Bartolo, Oaxaca.  His Grace also visited the ill and housebound distributing Holy Communion, anointing and laying hands in prayer.  Continuando…

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…

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…