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The Story of Gorton Monastery in Manchester

We are open to the public most Sundays from 12:00 until 4:00pm. Refreshments are available in the Friars Pantry and there is free parking.

Hail Mary

Getting to know Burscough

Bishop Geoffrey is getting to know his patch a little better!

Burscough Priory

From the time of St Augustine's mission to re-establish Christianity in AD 597 to the reign of Henry VIII, monasticism formed an important facet of both religious and secular life.

Paschal Triduum 2017

Members of the Old Catholic Church gathered from near and far at our Cathedral and Priory Church of St Thomas in Rugeley for the Paschal Triduum.

Saint Willibrord

Saint Willibrord, was a British-born, Irish-trained, Roman-commissioned Benedictine who evangelized the Netherlands (or in the words of the Roman Martyrology, “Friesland and Denmark”).

Palm Sunday in Cameroon

Archbishop Jerome welcomes two of his bishops to share in the liturgy of Palm Sunday.

A Pilgrimage to Sawley Abbey

Sawley Abbey was an abbey of Cistercian monks in the village of Sawley, Lancashire, in England (and historically in the West Riding of Yorkshire).

Stations of the Cross

The Stations of the Cross are a fourteen-step Catholic devotion that commemorates Jesus Christ's last day on earth as a man.

The Society of Bereavement Practitioners - Canon Glyn

The Old Catholic Church in the United Kingdom are pleased to announce that Rev’d Canon Glyn Shipton FSBP has recently been awarded the Fellowship of the Society of Bereavement Practitioners.

Knight of the Holy Cross Award for Archbishop Heyward Ewart

The College of Bishops of the Old Catholic Church are pleased to announce that they have sanctioned the award of the Holy Cross Medal, in the highest grade of Knight.

The Easter Triduum 2017

The Easter Triduum (sometimes also referred to as the Paschal Triduum) is the proper name for the liturgical season that concludes Lent and introduces us to the joy of the Easter season.

Christ the King Newsletter - APRIL 2017

Priests and Religious in Africa

Archbishop Jerome is planning a visit to the United Kingdom at Easter 2017.

Taste and See that the Lord is Good

God does not look upon trouble as we do. Where we see stress, he sees opportunities.

A thought for Lent

The world defines greatness in terms of power, possessions, prestige, and position.

The Holy Cross Medal of Saint Benedict

The Holy Cross Medal of Saint Benedict then, has been chosen for use by the Church and may be awarded to men and women; lay or ordained members of the Old Catholic Church...

Funeral Ministry

The context of our funeral ministry is changing fast!

St.Illtyds-Inagural Mass

The first Mass of St. Illtyd’s Old Catholic Mission in Bridgend and the first Mass for the Missionary Diocese of Wales, will be held on the 16th April 2017 at 11am...

Oratory of St John Vianney Prenton Wirral

The Holy Mass

We celebrate Mass to worship and to receive God’s grace, to unify with him and with other worshipers through the sacrament of the Eucharist.

Parish of Christ the King

When the Catholic Church teaches that marriage between two baptized persons is a sacrament, it is saying that the couple’s relationship expresses in a unique way the unbreakable bond of love...

Oratory of St Michael and All Angels

St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle. Be our defence against the wickedness and snares of the Devil.

Fr Antonio in Brazil

Cuba Missionary Parish

We are pleased to report that Fr Felix, one of our priests, is working with families and young children in the Santa Clara area of Cuba, but under very difficult social conditions.

New Oratory - Prenton Wirral

On Sunday 5th March, Bishop Geoffrey consecrated a New Oratory in Prenton, Birkenhead, dedicated to St John Vianney. Rev’d Mark Casey has already begun his pastoral work within the local community.

Missionary Diocese in Cameroon

Doctorates Awarded

Mass of Incardination Feb 2017

Embrace

Missionary Diocese of Cuba