Ad Clerum: Old Roman Catholic unity in Britain

On the Vigil of the Dormition [Assumption] of the Mother of God, the two leading prelates of canonical Old Roman Catholicism in the United Kingdom, their Excellencies Archbishop Douglas Lewins of the ORCC/GB and Archbishop Jerome Lloyd OSJV of the ORCCE/LR, met informally for prayer and discussion at the Mother House of the Oratory of…

Archbishop reflects on fasting and the benefits both spiritual and physical…

ORCCE Metropolitan to speak about contemporary martyrdom and Syria

U.S.-backed rebels are committing Christian genocide in Syria, where they are sacking churches and issuing threats that all Christians will be cleansed from rebel-held territory. A mass exodus of thousands of Christians is taking place, even as mainstream Western reporters like Robert Fisk demonize those same Christians for being supportive of the secular regime. With Syrian President Bashar al-Assad…

“More soup, your Grace?”

The Brighton Oratory has been assisting with the provision of food and clothing in partnership with the Salvation Army at Brighton Congress Hall for the past year. Having already played an active role in recruiting and coordinating volunteers and donations of clothing and personal hygiene items from local churches, for the past three weeks His…

Ad Clerum: Auxillary Bishop appointed for Britannia

Annuntio vobis gaudium magnum… After a process of mutual discernment and subsequent application, election by “votum” of the Episcopal College and with the “nulla osta” and blessing of our Primate, His Eminence, Archbishop Grosvold; we are delighted to announce the incardination of His Excellency, Monsignor Martin Charlesworth into the Archdiocese of Great Britain and his appointment as an…

Year of Faith announced 2012-2013

Many of the Vatican’s events for the forthcoming Year of Faith were announced today as organizers unveiled the official logo in Rome. Archbishop Rino Fisichella, President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting New Evangelization, told EWTN News June 21 that the “significance of the logo is very simple.” “The boat is the sign of the…

Inauguration of Europe’s new Metropolitan

The Metropolitical and Episcopal ministry of His Grace, Archbishop Jerome Lloyd OSJV was formally inaugurated on Saturday, May 26th, feast of St Philip Neri and the Eve of Pentecost at Brighton Congress Hall in the UK. Representatives of local churches and a large congregation witnessed the occasion presided over by Canon Emilio Tundidor-Suarez OSJV acting…

Ad Clerum: Acting Dean appointed for Metropolitan Chapter

In Christo Fratres… Canon Emilio Tundidor-Suarez OSJV co-founder of the Oratory of St John Vianney [with HE Archbishop Lloyd OSJV], was formally confirmed as a member of the Metropolitan Chapter and nominated to act as Dean for the forthcoming inauguration of the Metropolitan Archbishop in Brighton on May 25th. Canon Tundidor will oversee the proceedings…