Tag Archives: Anglicanorum coetibus

The fruits of mutilation of personal and ecclesial identity

With a tip of the biretta to Rev. Mr. Kandra at Deacon’s Bench, this comes from The Union Democrat (and ironically appropriate title). I want to preface this with a couple comments. First, Benedict XVI is the Pope of Christian … Continue reading

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Of Ordinariates, the SSPX, and the gravitational pull

Benedict XVI, the Pope of Christian Unity, has made it possible by his provision in Anglicanorum coetibus, for Anglicans to enter into Holy Church in new Ordinariates.  Their liturgical traditions are being codified and approved by the Holy See and … Continue reading

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Full circle for “an Anglican now in full communion with Peter”

This is for your Just Too Cool file. From CNA: Convert priest thrilled to host Pope and Archbishop of Canterbury By David Kerr Rome, Italy, Mar 9, 2012 / 06:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholic convert Father Peter Hughes prefers to … Continue reading

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When truth is stranger than fiction: a “reverse ordinariate”!

Quite a while ago I proposed that Anglican Archbp. Rowan Williams issue a document entitled Romanum coetibus with provisions for Catholics who think and behave like Anglicans.  By means of Romanum coetibus, a safe haven in the very loose Anglican embrace … Continue reading

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Oxford University’s Latin Sermon

Fr. John Hunwicke apparently received permission from Msgr. Newton of the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham to preach Oxford University’s Latin Sermon from Newman’s pulpit. The text (I received along with it the paraphrase, which is not my rendering): … Continue reading

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Sixth former Anglican Bishop received into the Catholic Church

Benedict XVI is the Pope of Christian Unity. I received this press release from the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham in England. Another Anglican bishop answers Pope Benedict’s call to unity Former Anglican monk and bishop, Robert Mercer, has … Continue reading

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Still amusing, but it’s an old story.

Lots of people have sent me email begging me to write about an incident in which a Canadian Anglican “priest” named Marguerite gave “communion” to a dog. Yes, that really happened. Yes, I already wrote about it…. a year and … Continue reading

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The Patristic angle of the new Ordinariate

Today in Houston there was a presser with Card. DiNardo of Houston-Galveston and Msgr. Steenson the Ordinary of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of Peter. Both men has good Patristic credentials. Card. DiNardo is an alumus of my school, … Continue reading

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A new Personal Ordinariate!

The Anglicans/Episcopalians-to-be-Catholics have their own Personal Ordinariate today. Let there be sung Non nobis and Te Deum. It is called the Ordinariate of the Chair of Peter! As widely predicted Fr. Jeffrey Steenson is the new Ordinary. The document of … Continue reading

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Prayers for new USA Anglican Ordinariate

The new Ordinariate for Anglicans will be official on 1 January 2011. Members will be received and shepherds will be appointed. May I ask your prayers for everyone involved in this new initiative of unity? Remember to say a prayer … Continue reading

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New head of the USA Anglican Ordinariate to be named soon

Benedict XVI is the Pope of Christian Unity. It is exciting that on 1 January, very soon, the new Ordinariate for Anglicans will be established in the USA. The Ordinariate will need a leader. This is from the site Virtue … Continue reading

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Problems with the Anglican Ordinariate in England?

Preamble: Benedict XVI is the Pope of Christian Unity. Pope Benedict gets to determine the parameters and dynamics of ecumenism, not his critics. According to his approach and vision, he has been making headway. Some will say that he is … Continue reading

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Changes to the C of E

From The Weekly Standard: The End of Canterbury Will the sun set on the Anglican communion? BY JOSEPH BOTTUM The archbishop of Canterbury is going to resign next year. At least that’s the story making the rounds of newspapers in … Continue reading

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CH: “You cannot be an Anglican and use the Roman Missal.”

On the site of the best Catholic weekly in the UK, The Catholic Herald, there is an interesting piece about Catholic and Anglican and Anglo-Catholic and Anglicanorum coetibus Catholic identity. The Bishop of London is right about Anglicans using the … Continue reading

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Anglican Use Mass – differences? Similarities?

Yesterday at the USCCB meeting it was announced that the Anglican Ordinariate for the USA would be set up officially on 1 January 2012 according to the provisions in Pope Benedict’s Anglicanorum coetibus. I get questions occasionally about the liturgical … Continue reading

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