Posts tagged Celebration

Celebrating the Canonisation of our patron, St John Henry Newman

This weekend was very significant in the life of our Ordinariate. St Peter’s Square in Rome was packed for the canonisation of Saint John Henry Newman, one among five that day. Because he is our patron many Ordinariate clergy and laity were there, as many photographs on social media proved. Here in Eastbourne we had […]

Reflecting on Our Lady of Walsingham

Many of us we able to take part in the joint celebration Mass with Our Lady of Ransom Church last night. Here is the reading from the saints for yesterday, to help us continue our meditations. A sermon by St Sophronius Through Mary, the Father’s blessing has shone forth on mankind Hail, full of grace, […]

A very special Ordination.

Saturday was a day that will live long in the memory. Our group, St Agnes people and the Penfold family gathered for Philip’s Ordination. In the prescence of our Ordinary, Mgr Keith Newton, Philip was ordained by Bishop Keiran Conry, bishop of Arundel and Brighton. There was a real sense of generousity and kindness from […]

Kings, Chalk and Cake.

Epiphany yesterday was celebrated with traditions from around Europe! At the end of Mass Fr Neil blessed chalk for people to take home and bless their house and household. There was a sheet to take home with prayers for the blessing and their are lots of examples of prayers on the Internet. I like this […]

The Feast of Our Lady of Walsingham

Sunday was Our Lady of Walsingham, the title feast of our Ordinariate. As we usually have cake afterwards we had to find something special and so we had truffles- some ginger and some mint. And lots of cake. So much that Kevin didn’t need to put out the brownies he had made. This cause scandal […]