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A Special Weekend 2: The Ordinary’s visit.

Following a very beautiful day in Arundel, on the 9th July, our special weekend continued as Mgr Keith Newton, our Ordinary, returned to Eastbourne for a visit. He celebrated the parish mass at Our Lady of Ransom Church, with the diocesan congregation there, before heading to St Agnes for our community meal. We were also […]

A Special Weekend: Arundel Pilgrimage.

For the Year of Mercy, the Ordinariate has held a variety of Pilgrimages. Many of our group and plenty from others met at Arundel to have a day, focused around the Shrine of St Philip Howard. In fact we counted representatives from at least 8 groups, many from Kent and Sussex and from as far […]

A Baptism and a Confirmation.

Congratulations to Guido on his baptism and confirmation. It was a lovely afternoon and Guido’s confirmation cake was amazing! Here a a few pictures. Some more can be found on our Facebook page.

The Calais Jungle

On Saturday 10th October I made a visit with a friend to the migrant camp in Calais called the Jungle and a return visit was made on 7th November. I had heard much and read lots of contradictory things about this camp via the media. The Jungle is not a new phenomenon. I made contact […]

Called to be Holy: 15–23 May

For the nine days of the Called to be Holy Novena, the Ordinariate has made a selection from the many holy men and women who form part of the heritage of English Christianity. We published versions of the short daily office which was provided. Some of our spiritual writers come from before the divisions of […]

A week of guided prayer.

This week, in Eastbourne,there is a week of guided prayer. From today, until Friday participants will pray for half an hour each day and meet a prayer guide, also for 30 minutes. Any form of prayer can be taught in such a week but we have chosen to focus on using Scripture in prayer. Three […]