The Importance of Ecumenical Dialogue

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Saturday, 14 May 2011

Eight Former Anglicans Ordained To Diaconate



At the request of Monsignor Keith Newton, the Ordinary of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, and in his presence, Bishop John Hine, Auxillary Bishop of Southwark, Ordained eight former Anglicans to the Diaconate on Saturday 7 May 2011. The Ordinations took place during a Mass in the Relic Chapel at The Friars, Aylesford.

The new Deacons Ordained for the Ordinariate are: Reverends Ivan Aquilina, Stephen Bould, Simon Heans, Nicholas Leviseur, Christopher Lindlar, Christopher Pearson and Edward Tomlinson who hope to be ordained to the Priesthood by Archbishop Peter Smith in Southwark Cathedral on Saturday, 4 June 2011, and James Bradley, who will minister as a Deacon for a year.


Further Ordinations to the Diaconate have taken place across the country. Further information can be found at the Ordinariate website here and the blog here.

Non Catholics reading this should also see How Old Is Your Church?

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