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Bishops’ statement on abortion

This statement , published by the Catholic Bishops of England, Wales and Scotland, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the 1967 UK Abortion Act, is addressed not only to Catholics of our countries, but more broadly to all people who seek to uphold the dignity of human life and protect the unborn child. […]

Annual Report 2016/17

The diocesan parish of Our Lady of Ransom with St Agnes and St Gregory held its AGM on Thursday 20 July. We presented a report of our activities for their information. For the last eighteen months we have been using Divine Worship on a Monday evening at 7:30pm, at OLR. This is the Ordinariate Use […]

Flores de Mayo

It has been a glorious day, here on the ‘Sunshine Coast’. As well as good weather, we had an Ecumenical celebration for Our Lady. Beginning at the Anglican St Saviour’s Church, in South Street, with prayers and Hymns, our statue of Our Lady of Walsingham was processed down towards the station, up Grove Road, finishing […]

Looking back on a good weekend.

This Advent has been very hectic, with plenty going on so I apologise for the lateness of this post. The first weekend of the season was very important for us as a group as four of our 4pm mass community were confirmed by Mgr Keith Newton. They had spent months preparing and Fr Neil was […]

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 […]