Posts by Andrew Leach

Plenary Indulgence for the Tenth Anniversary of the Ordinariate

The Apostolic See has granted a Plenary Indulgence to mark the tenth anniversary of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham.

Blessing of the House at Epiphany

It’s customary to bless the house each year at Epiphany, with chalk and water which has been blessed for the purpose. You may have been able to obtain some; it’s generally distributed after Mass at Epiphany, and many churches make it freely available during the days afterward. Even if you’re isolating and can’t get it […]

Announcement of Easter and the Moveable Feasts 2021

The announcement of the year’s liturgical calendar, following an ancient tradition, is made after the Gospel reading in the Mass of the Epiphany.

Statement from the Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Cardinal Vincent Nichols and Archbishop Malcolm McMahon (Archbishop of Liverpool) issued a statement following the approval of new Regulations on 4 November which enforce national restrictions on movement, association and commerce. The cardinal is President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England & Wales and Archbishop McMahon is Vice-President. Today, Parliament passed into law the […]

October: Month of the Most Holy Rosary

The Ordinariate has published the “Bulletin on Divine Worship”, which it’s hoped will become a way to promote, develop, and nurture the distinctive liturgical life of the Personal Ordinariate. The first issue contains information on devotions for the month of October, and other news on liturgy and resources.

Current arrangements for worship

Public worship has resumed with Ordinariate services at St Agnes’ Church and Christ the King, and also Masses at St Joachim’s and Our Lady of Ransom. Details of Ordinariate services are in the calendar and sidebar here; others are published on their own websites: Christ the King/St Joachim and Our Lady of Ransom. Churches are […]