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Welcome

We are a joyfully Catholic community bringing the riches of our Anglican tradition of worship with us into the Church to fulfill Pope Benedict XVI’s vision for Christian unity: diverse expressions of one faith joined together within the Church. As a community of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of Saint Peter we worship and praise God in the eloquence of Prayer Book English through Divine Worship: The Missal, our form of the Roman Rite. We also share in the Ordinariate’s distinctive mission of evangelization: with respect and gratitude for our heritage we seek to build up the one Body of Christ by reaching out to those drawn to Unity in the Church. All are welcome to attend our Masses; no association with Anglicanism is necessary to share our life and fellowship for a day or a lifetime. Learn more about us on these pages; then we invite you to join us as we worship in the Beauty of Holiness and power of the Spirit!

News & Announcements

The Holy Land…with Bishop Lopes

The descriptor "life-changing" is used casually, and far too often, rarely accurately: but your verger can assure you, from personal experience (as can my wife and several other members of our community) that a pilgrimage to the Holy Land truly merits it. The Ordinariate has announced that Bishop Lopes will be leading a group limited to [...]

Our Vigil Mass for the Feast of the Assumption is Monday, August 14

Join us at St. Lawrence Church in Chestnut Hill on Monday evening at 7:30 PM for a Vigil Mass for the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. This is a holy day of obligation and attending this Vigil Mass fulfills that obligation.  

Save the date(s)!

In September our sister congregation, the Congregation of St. Athanasius, will observe the 20th anniversary of its erection in the Archdiocese of Boston. The actual date was Sunday, September 28, 1997 when 29 men and women were received and confirmed and the Congregation of St. Athanasius erected and given parish status. They have observed the anniversary [...]

From Our Blog

Brunch at the Bradfords

Father and Mrs. Bradford hosted a brunch for us at their home after Mass on Sunday, July 16th. Chef Paul Uttaro started preparing the food while we were at Mass so it was ready for us to eat when we arrived. He served various frittatas, garden salad with his special dressings, scones, and coffee cake. [...]

A new video — the Regina Cæli

Parishioner, Corrine Paige, has been taking videos and photographs for several months now; the first video to be published is of our final devotion during Eastertide: singing the ancient Marian Hymn REGINA CÆLI after Mass. After the Recessional Hymn is finished the Celebrant and servers return to the Sanctuary and go to the Marian Altar, when [...]

Around the Ordinariates

THE PORTAL from the UK for August 2017

Click here to view the July 2017 edition of THE PORTAL, the monthly review from the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham in the United Kingdom. This month's edition includes: PORTAL Comment – Will Burton reflects Newman’s London – Joanna Bogle On the Ocean Wave – Snapdragon Patrimony: Is it important? – Fr. Mark Woodruff Syria [...]

THE PORTAL from the UK for July 2017

Click here to view the July 2017 edition of THE PORTAL, the monthly review from the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham in the United Kingdom. This month's articles include: Will Burton: What a Saturday Night! Joanna Bogle: The Ordinariate at London Bridge Snapdragon: I have news for you!! Fr Mark Woodruff: The Maronites  The Ordinariate [...]