News & Announcements

Read the latest news and announcements for our community and the Ordinariate.

All Souls Day Remembrances

Father Bradford is requesting all those who wish to have their loved ones remembered at the Altar on All Souls Day to provide a list of the names to him by Sunday, October 29th. A sheet for the purpose will be inserted in all Sunday bulletins up to and including the Sunday before All Souls… Read More

“Liturgical Beauty as an Aid in Evangelization” — Bishop of Madison WI celebrates an Ordinariate Mass

His Excellency Robert Morlino, Bishop of Madison, Wisconsin, while visiting his hometown of Scranton, Pennsylvania, celebrated a votive Mass of Saint Joseph according to the Divine Worship Missal (“Anglican Use”) at the local Ordinariate parish, Saint Thomas More. Afterwards, he delivered a talk “Liturgy as an Aid in Evangelization”, focusing on the beauty of the liturgy… Read More

Only 24 places still open if you wish to visit the Holy Land with Bp Lopes!

The Ordinariate has just sent out the following bulletin: There are only 24 spots left on the Ordinariate pilgrimage to the Holy Land, which is scheduled for Oct. 2018! Click here for a brochure with the itinerary and other information, or here for a registration form which details pricing and payment information. You may visit this… Read More

The October issue of Contra Mundum is now available

The October 2017 issue  of our parish paper is now available on the Congregation of Saint Athanasius' website here. This issue includes a sermon by Fr. Bradford and articles and writings by noted authors, as well as news and notes for our combined community and congregation, and announcements of upcoming events: Notes from the Chaplain: "The Middle East: A Church in… Read More

Solemn High Mass for Michaelmas, Friday September 29th at 7:30 PM

MICHAELMAS is one of the great Feasts of the Church Year; and for our elder siblings of the Anglican Patrimony in the Roman Catholic Church, The Congregation of Saint Athanasius, it has a very special significance: on that day the Congregation celebrated their first Mass as Roman Catholics, in 1997. This year then is even more… Read More

THE PILOT interviews Father Bradford…

Boston's Archdiocesan newspaper, THE PILOT, has published a very good — and lengthy — article on the Congregation of Saint Athanasius' twentieth anniversary, based on an interview with Father Bradford. It may be found in the print edition of September 22nd or read online here. The article mentions dates for the various celebratory events (which… Read More

Choral Evensong at Stonehill College: Sunday September 24

Father Bradford and the Congregation of Saint Athanasius have co-sponsored a choral evensong at Stonehill College in Easton on or near the Feast of Our Lady of Walsingham with Brockton's Anglican parish since 2006. This excellent tradition, which maintains and strengthens the connection between those committed to the traditional Anglican patrimony on both sides of the Tiber, will… Read More

News from Houston and How to Help after the Hurricane

Dear Friends, the Chancery has just issued a press release providing further information about the circumstances of our fellow Ordinariate members in Houston and other affected areas and the situation on the ground. By the Grace of God it appears our Cathedral, Chancery, and the campus were spared: an area of carpeting in the parish… Read More

The September issue of Contra Mundum is now available

The September 2017 issue  of our parish paper is now available on the Congregation of Saint Athanasius' website here. Father Bradford describes the founding of the congregation and the background of and relationship with the priests who will help celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the founding of the congregation on September 29th. It also includes a sermon by Fr. Bradford and articles and… Read More

EWTN Opens Branch in Walsingham…

The Eternal Word Television Network, founded by Mother Angelica, has been instrumental in bringing many to the fullness of the Faith by presenting Catholic doctrine and culture in interesting and reverent programming. The influence of THE JOURNEY HOME, a program produced by the Coming Home Network in which individuals of many backgrounds relate how they became Catholics… Read More

Houston Reports on Safety of Staff and Cathedral/Chancery…

All of us have worried and prayed for those affected by the hurricane in Texas, and especially for Ordinariate members, staff, and communities in its path — particularly the Cathedral and new Chancery. During the major flooding of last spring the Cathedral and Chancery were spared; Jenny Faber has issued a report stating, as of August… Read More

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… Read More