News from the Ordinariates

Saint Gregory the Great is a Community of The Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of Saint Peter, which includes the United States and Canada. The Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham includes the United Kingdom. The Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern Cross includes Australia and Japan. Learn more about the Ordinariates, here.

Read the November issue of the Portal from the UK

You can read November’s issue here. Members of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham in the United Kingdom publish The Portal on the first day of each month. It is a free on-line publication for the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham and for Anglicans who are interested in the Ordinariate as well as all our Catholic friends.

The Portal features News and Comment, Events, Personalities, Catholic teaching, Letters, and Features, as well as news from Ordinariate Missions in England, Scotland and Wales.

This month’s issue includes:

  • Four More Witnesses – Book review
  • Joanna Bogle – Joanna Bogle
  • A rose by any other name – Snapdragon
  • Stanley Bennie, priest, RIP – Obituary
  • Part of the family 2 – Bryan Miller
  • Autumn by the Sea! – Jackie Ottaway and Ronald Crane
  • To Sanctify the World – Summary
  • Our window on the CofE – The Revd Paul Benfield
  • News from the Ordinariate – around the UK
  • Calendar and Prayer Intentions
  • Finding us at prayer – in England, Scotland and Wales
  • The Ordinary’s Diary
  • The Permanent Diaconate – Fr Michael Halsall
  • To Sanctify the World – Book review
  • Aid to the Church in Need – Fionn Shiner
  • A Treasure to be Shared – Book review
  • Newman and God’s Gaze – Fr Peter Conley
  • Come, Lord Jesus – Ordinariate event

Read the October issue of The Portal from the UK

You can read October’s issue here. Members of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham in the United Kingdom publish The Portal on the first day of each month. It is a free on-line publication for the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham and for Anglicans who are interested in the Ordinariate as well as all our Catholic friends.

The Portal features News and Comment, Events, Personalities, Catholic teaching, Letters, and Features, as well as news from Ordinariate Missions in England, Scotland and Wales.

This month’s issue includes:

  • Fr Paul Gibbons RIP  
  • Traditions, Newman and more… – Joanna Bogle
  • English Saints – Snapdragon
  • Our window on Scotland – Bryan Miller
  • The Queen’s Farewell – Jackie Ottaway and Ronald Crane
  • Ordinariate Camino Pilgrimage – Fr Nicholas Leviseur
  • News from the Ordinariate – around the UK
  • Calendar and Prayer Intentions
  • Finding us at prayer – in England, Scotland and Wales
  • The Ordinary’s Diary
  • The Ordinariate at Hemel Hempstead – Jackie Ottaway and Ronald Crane
  • The fever of life and the busy world – Fr Michael Halsall
  • Our window on the CofE – The Revd Paul Benfield
  • Aid to the Church in Need – Patricia Hatton
  • A busy world hushed – Fr Peter Conley
  • A new shrine to Persecuted Christians – Basil Youdell

Read the September issue of The Portal from the UK

You can read September’s issue here. Members of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham in the United Kingdom publish The Portal on the first day of each month. It is a free on-line publication for the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham and for Anglicans who are interested in the Ordinariate as well as all our Catholic friends.

The Portal features News and Comment, Events, Personalities, Catholic teaching, Letters, and Features, as well as news from Ordinariate Missions in England, Scotland and Wales.

This month’s issue includes:

  • News from the Ordinariate
  • The ordinariness of things – Joanna Bogle
  • Good Samaritan / Good Lawyer – Snapdragon
  • New Dawn – Fr Matthew Pittam
  • Visit to Norfolk – Jackie Ottaway and Ronald Crane
  • The Oxford Handbook of Ecumenical Studies – Review by Mgr Michael Nazir-Ali
  • Calendar and Prayer Intentions
  • Finding us at prayer – in England, Scotland and Wales
  • The Ordinary’s Diary
  • Seminary term begins – Fr Michael Halsall
  • Campaigning Stewardship – Fr Christopher Lindlar
  • Central Fund Management Accounts
  • Our window on the CofE – Fr Paul Benfield
  • Aid to the Church in Need – Fionn Shiner
  • Blessing a Comet – Fr Peter Conley
  • Pilgrimage to Our Lady of Walsingham

Read the August issue of The Portal Magazine from the UK

Members of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham in the United Kingdom publish The Portal on the first day of each month. It is a free on-line publication for the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham and for Anglicans who are interested in the Ordinariate as well as all our Catholic friends.

The Portal features News and Comment, Events, Personalities, Catholic teaching, Letters, and Features, as well as news from Ordinariate Missions in England, Scotland and Wales.

This month’s issue includes:

  • Portal Comment – Will Burton reflects
  • German “Synodal Path” – Holy See statement
  • Ecumenical Implications – Joanna Bogle
  • Paul Simon & Genesis – Snapdragon
  • Bible Stories in School – Fr Matthew Pittam
  • Northern Festival – Jackie Ottaway and Ronald Crane
  • Steps to Walsingham – Fr Paul Buch
  • St Margaret Mary, New Moston – Jackie Ottaway and Ronald Crane
  • News from the Ordinariate – around the UK
  • Calendar and Prayer Intentions
  • Finding us at prayer – in England, Scotland and Wales
  • The Ordinary’s Diary
  • To Sanctify The World – Book review
  • Pilgrimage to Our Lady of Walsingham
  • Our window on the CofE – The Revd Paul Benfield
  • Aid to the Church in Need – Fionn Shiner
  • Thoughts on the Lord’s Prayer – Gabriel Gilson
  • The Pembury Lectures
  • Newman, Nature and Nourishment – Fr Peter Conley

Read the July issue of The Portal Magazine from the UK

Read the June 2022 edition of The Portal as a PDF. Members of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham in the United Kingdom publish The Portal on the first day of each month. It is a free on-line publication for the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham and for Anglicans who are interested in the Ordinariate as well as all our Catholic friends.

The Portal features News and Comment, Events, Personalities, Catholic teaching, Letters, and Features, as well as news from Ordinariate Missions in England, Scotland and Wales.

This month’s issue includes:

  • Portal Comment – Will Burton reflects
  • Evangelism through History – Joanna Bogle
  • Comparing David with Boris – Snapdragon
  • Our spiritual kitbag – Fr Matthew Pittam
  • Competition result
  • Torquay Conference – Jackie Ottaway and Ronald Crane
  • Visit to Birmingham – Jackie Ottaway and Ronald Crane
  • News from the Ordinariate – around the UK
  • Calendar and Prayer Intentions
  • Finding us at prayer – in England, Scotland and Wales
  • The Ordinary’s Diary
  • Most Precious Blood – Fr Michael Halsall
  • Our window on the CofE – The Revd Paul Benfield
  • Aid to the Church in Need – Fionn Shiner
  • The Joyful Apostle – Fr Peter Conley
  • The Northern Festival
  • Letter to the Editor

Read the June issue of The Portal from the UK

Read the June 2022 edition of The Portal as a PDF. Members of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham in the United Kingdom publish The Portal on the first day of each month. It is a free on-line publication for the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham and for Anglicans who are interested in the Ordinariate as well as all our Catholic friends.

The Portal features News and Comment, Events, Personalities, Catholic teaching, Letters, and Features, as well as news from Ordinariate Missions in England, Scotland and Wales.

This month’s issue includes:

  • Portal Comment – Will Burton reflects
  • “Alive to the World” – Joanna Bogle
  • Church and State – Snapdragon
  • May Devotions at Monks Kirby – Fr Matthew Pittam
  • Sacred hearts and minds – Fr Michael Halsall
  • Caption Competition 
  • The Platinum Jubilee of HM Queen Elizabeth II – Jackie Ottaway and Ronald Crane
  • News from the Ordinariate around the UK
  • Calendar and Prayer Intentions
  • Finding us at prayer – in England, Scotland and Wales
  • The Ordinary’s Diary
  • Benedict XVI: A Life – Reviewed by Fr Simon Ellis
  • A Collection of CR Sermons – Reviewed by Fr John Greatbatch
  • A step forward – Jackie Ottaway and Ronald Crane
  • Aid to the Church in Need – Fionn Shiner
  • Pluscarden Abbey links – Fr Len Black
  • Newman, creation & grace – Fr Peter Conley

Read the June Newsletter from the Ordinariate in Australia

The Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern Cross includes worship communities from across Australia. You can read their June 2022 newsletter here and find back issues of their newsletter here

This issue includes:

  • The Ordinary’s Message 
  • Pentecost Novena
  • Fr Stephen Hill on the culture of death
  • Let the Beautiful Creature Live
  • A Fanatical Faith
  • Goings-On
  • Seminarian Snippets
  • June Calendar

Read the May Newsletter from the Ordinariate in Australia

The Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern Cross includes worship communities from across Australia. You can read their May 2022 newsletter here and find back issues of their newsletter here

This issue includes:

  • The Ordinary’s Message
  • The Shroud of Turin
  • Goings-On
  • ORDO Correction!!
  • Seminarian Snippets
  • May Calendar

Read the May issue of The Portal from the UK

Read the May 2022 edition of The Portal as a PDF. Members of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham in the United Kingdom publish The Portal on the first day of each month. It is a free on-line publication for the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham and for Anglicans who are interested in the Ordinariate as well as all our Catholic friends.

The Portal features News and Comment, Events, Personalities, Catholic teaching, Letters, and Features, as well as news from Ordinariate Missions in England, Scotland and Wales.

This month’s issue includes:

  • Portal Comment – Risen, Ascended, Glorified
  • Visit by a Pope and a Saint – Joanna Bogle
  • Defender of the Faith – Snapdragon
  • Synodal Walking with Newman and Barberi – Fr Peter Conley
  • Jottings from Rome – Fr Michael Halsall
  • Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition – Eliza Trebelcock
  • A Life-long Springtime– Reviewed by Fr Simon Heans
  • News from the Ordinariate – around the UK
  • Calendar and Prayer Intentions
  • Finding us at prayer – in England, Scotland and Wales
  • The Ordinary’s Diary
  • George Cardinal Pell’s Prison Journal – Reviewed by The Rt Revd Lindsay Urwin
  • Aid to the Church in Need – Fionn Shiner
  • Our window on the CofE – The Revd Paul Benfield
  • Hugh Miller’s House – Eliza Trebelcock

Read the April issue of The Portal from the UK

Read the April 2022 edition of The Portal as a PDF. Members of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham in the United Kingdom publish The Portal on the first day of each month. It is a free on-line publication for the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham and for Anglicans who are interested in the Ordinariate as well as all our Catholic friends.

The Portal features News and Comment, Events, Personalities, Catholic teaching, Letters, and Features, as well as news from Ordinariate Missions in England, Scotland and Wales.

This month’s issue includes:

  • Portal Comment – Dr Gill James R.I.P.
  • Come and join us on April 28th! – Joanna Bogle
  • Some relevant history – Snapdragon
  • Bishop Kenneth Nowakowski – Jackie Ottaway
  • Tranquil weekend in Scotland – Bryan Miller
  • News from the Ordinariate – around the UK
  • Calendar and Prayer Intentions
  • Finding us at prayer – in England, Scotland and Wales
  • Diaries: The Ordinary and the Ordinariate Deans
  • Our Vicar General – Jackie Ottaway
  • Divine Liturgy of St John Chrysostom
  • Aid to the Church in Need – Fionn Shiner
  • A rare gem in the Highlands – Eliza Trebelcock
  • Our window on the CofE – The Revd Paul Benfield

Read the April Newsletter from the Ordinariate in Australia

The Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern Cross includes worship communities from across Australia. You can read their April 2022 newsletter here and find back issues of their newsletter here

This issue includes:

  • The Ordinary’s Message
  • The Blood of Martyrs
  • Of Grizzlies and the New Creation
  • Why are Anglican Bishops Becoming Catholic?
  • Goings-On
  • April Calendar

Read the March Newsletter from the Ordinariate in Australia

The Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern Cross includes worship communities from across Australia. You can read their March 2022 newsletter here and find back issues of their newsletter here

This issue includes:

  • The Ordinary’s Message
  • Notes on Fasting and Abstinence
  • Tradition is No Dead Thing
  • Our Church and Our “Elites”
  • Goings-On
  • Seminarian Snippets
  • March calendar

Read the January Newsletter from Australia

The Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern Cross includes worship communities from across Australia. You can read their January 2022 newsletter here and find back issues of their newsletter here

This issue includes:

  • The Ordinary’s Message
  • Goings-On
  • Seminarian Snippets
  • “Vanishing in Plain Sight” – A Cancel Culture Victim
  • Answering Anti-Christian Objections
  • January Calendar

Read the December Newsletter from Australia

The Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern Cross includes worship communities from across Australia. You can read their December 2021 newsletter here and find back issues of their newsletter here

This issue includes:

  • The Ordinary’s Message
  • The Great ‘O’ Antiphons
  • Goings-On
  • Fr Christopher Seton R.I.P.
  • Seminarian Snippets
  • All or Nothing
  • December Calendarv

Read the November Newsletter from Australia

The Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern Cross includes worship communities from across Australia. You can read their November 2021 newsletter here and find back issues of their newsletter here.

This issue includes:

  • The Ordinary’s Message
  • Two Cheers for Pessimism
  • Dr Michael Nazir-Ali Discusses His Decision to Convert to Catholicism
  • Where Else Are We to Go, if Not to Rome?
  • Goings-On
  • November Calendar

Read the October Newsletter from Australia

The Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern Cross includes worship communities from across Australia. You can read their October 2021 newsletter here and find back issues of their newsletter here.

This issue includes:

  • The Ordinary’s Message
  • La Douceur de Vivre
  • Seminarian Snippets
  • Plow that Field
  • Goings-On
  • October Calendar