Monday, June 27, 2011

EUROPE: GREAT BRITAIN: 3 MORE ORDAINED TO PRIESTHOOD FROM ORDINARIATE

IND. CATH. NEWS REPORT:
Portsmouth welcomes three new priests for Ordinariate | Bishop Crispian Hollis, Bishop of Portsmouth, Deacons David Elliott, Jonathan Redvers Harris,Graham Smith, Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham  Monsignor Keith Newton

New priests with Mons Newton and Bishop Hollis

Bishop Crispian Hollis, Bishop of Portsmouth ordained Deacons David Elliott, Jonathan Redvers Harris and Graham Smith to the priesthood on Saturday. The ordinations of the three former Anglican priests for the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham were celebrated by Bishop Hollis for, and on behalf of, the Ordinary, Monsignor Keith Newton.

Speaking after the ordination Mass, Bishop Crispian said: “Saturday’s priestly ordination in St John’s Cathedral, Portsmouth of three deacons of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham completes the current cycle of receptions and ordinations to the Ordinariate within the Portsmouth diocese.

I welcome these three new priests and pray that their ministry - both to the members of the Ordinariate and the diocese - will be joyful and will bear much fruit”.

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