More Breaking News from the Ordinariate: “A Parish Before Its Time”

Fr James Bradley

A few days ago, I announced the wonderful story of Orlando’s Cathedral of the Incarnation.  On Sunday, September 16, the entire congregation of 140—including a bishop, clergy and laypeople—were received into the Catholic Church.And in the same week, it was announced that St. Mary the Virgin Parish in Arlington, Texas—currently part of the Diocese of Fort Worth—will join the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter.  (Here in the United States, the Pope has established the Personal Ordin … [Read more...]

Anglican Cathedral in Orlando Becomes Catholic


It’s been five years in the making, and this morning the Cathedral of the Incarnation in Orlando, Florida will become Catholic.At a Mass of Reception at 10:15 a.m. Sunday, September 16, the Cathedral of the Incarnation, which was formerly associated with the Anglican Church of America, will become the Parish of Incarnation—joining about twenty other former Anglican or Episcopal congregations to be accepted in the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter, the personal ordinariate est … [Read more...]