The Ecumenical Society of St. Augustine of Canterbury is very pleased to be a part of The Guild of the Holy Apostles. The Guild of the Holy Apostles is a group of clergy, religious and laity within the Old Catholic, Independent Catholic and autocephalous Orthodox traditions dedicated to the preservation of the historic Apostolic Succession […]
It is with a tinge of sadness that I have to announce that Fr. Peter and Canon John in Poole are going to retire from ministry. Due to illness and the inability to attend the monthly Provincial Masses and the monthly Post-Ordination Training sessions regularly; they have decided to take it more slowly. They are […]
Bishop +Rob and Pam were invited to have coffee & cakes today with the Lord Mayor & Lady Mayoress of Wolverhampton- in the Mayor’s Parlour. It was arranged by Superintendent Fraser, who has been supporting Pam since she was diagnosed with cancer. It was a lovely time & nothing was too much trouble and Pam […]
The parish garden party was held in Portsmouth at Father Steve’s and Andy’s. The weather thankfully turned out nice and sunny and everyone took the opportunity to eat, drink and be merry. Special thanks to Pam and +Rob who travelled down from the West Midlands.
On Sunday 1st May at 19:30, our solemn vespers and benediction was led by ++Martyn, assisted by Canon Steve VG and Deacon Ron. Evening Compline was led by Bishop +Tony.
After Mass today, we wll went to the Elm Tree in Swanick, for the Parish Christmas Dinner.
Archbishop Martyn presided at the Sacrament of Marriage between Father John and Father Peter. This was the first same gender marriage ceremony carried out by TESSAC