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 July issue of The Portal Magazine from the UK

Read the June 2022 edition of The Portal as an e-book or 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 an e-book or 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 an e-book or 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 issue of The Portal from the UK

Read the March 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
  • Dipping into archives – Joanna Bogle
  • We’ll all have to be against abortion! – Snapdragon
  • Aren’t they ‘old hat’? – Fr Matthew Pittam
  • May I crave an indulgence? – Fr Michael Halsall
  • Portal Podcast – Jackie Ottaway
  • Tarbat Discovery Centre – Eliza Trebelcock
  • News from the Ordinariate – around the UK
  • Calendar and Prayer Intentions
  • Finding us at prayer – in England, Scotland and Wales
  • Book Review – Fr Simon Heans
  • Book Review – Laura Magson
  • Our window on the CofE – The Revd Paul Benfield
  • Aid to the Church in Need – Fionn Shiner
  • Book Review – Fr Simon Ellis
  • The situation in Ukraine – Mgr Keith Newton PA
  • Risen, Ascended, Glorified – Fr David Lashbrooke
  • Risen, Ascended, Glorified – Programme
  • A Deacon’s Call to Serve – Deacon Richard Cerson
  • Thoughts on Newman – Revd Dr Stephen Morgan

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 February issue of The Portal from the UK

Read the February 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
  • We don’t need another war, surely? – Joanna Bogle
  • Obsessed? – Snapdragon
  • Sacraments and Sacramentals – Fr Matthew Pittam
  • “For a Synodal Church” – Frs David Waller, Christopher Lindlar, Michael Halsall, and Paul Burch
  • TAC: What was it? – Mgr Robert Mercer CR
  • Saint Wite of Dorset – Anthony Edward Dundon
  • Risen, Ascended, Glorified – Fr David Lashbrooke
  • News from the Ordinariate – around the UK
  • Calendar and Prayer Intentions
  • Words from St John Henry Newman
  • Finding us at prayer – in England, Scotland and Wales
  • Ordinariate News  
  • Our window on the CofE – The Revd Paul Benfield
  • Aid to the Church in Need – Fionn Shiner
  • Groam House Museum – Eliza Trebelcock
  • Letter to the Editor
  • A Deacon’s Call to Serve – Deacon Richard Cerson
  • Thoughts on Newman – Revd Dr Stephen Morgan

Read the January issue of The Portal from the UK

Read the January 2022 edition of The Portal 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:

  • Portal Comment – Will Burton reflects
  • Walk, Walk, Walk – Joanna Bogle
  • Snapdragon muses upon time
  • The Parish of Monks Kirby – Fr Matthew Pittam
  • The turning of the year – Fr Michael Halsall
  • Sunday morning in Inverness – Jackie Ottaway and Ronald Crane
  • Dame Diana Morphew – Donato Tallo
  • England: The Dowry of Mary
  • News from the Ordinariate – around the UK
  • Calendar and Prayer Intentions
  • Finding us at prayer – in England, Scotland and Wales
  • The Clava Cairns – Fr Len Black
  • Ordinariate textiles – Jackie Ottaway
  • Our window on the CofE – The Revd Paul Benfield
  • Aid to the Church in Need – Fionn Shiner
  • Meet with the Edinburgh Ordinariate Group – Jackie Ottaway and Ronald Crane
  • The Revd Peter Clarke R.I.P.
  • Thoughts on Newman – Revd Dr Stephen Morgan

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 December issue of The Portal from the UK

Read the December 2021 edition of The Portal 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:

  • Portal Comment – Our Clergy on Pilgrimage
  • A Worthy Project – Joanna Bogle
  • Changing language – Snapdragon
  • Church Bells – Fr Matthew Pittam
  • The Advent of a New Year – Fr Michael Halsall
  • Evangelisation – Fr Paul Burch
  • An Optimistic Cardinal – 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
  • Our window on the CofE – The Revd Paul Benfield
  • “Mandated by Our Lord Jesus Christ” – Jackie Ottaway and Ronald Crane report
  • Aid to the Church in Need – Fionn Shiner
  • Husbands Bosworth – Jackie Ottaway and Ronald Crane
  • A Treasure to be Shared – Jackie Ottaway and Ronald Crane
  • Thoughts on Newman – Revd Dr Stephen Morgan

Read the November issue of The Portal from the UK

Read the November 2021 edition of The Portal 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:

  • Portal Comment – Will Burton reflects
  • Re-evangelisation – Joanna Bogle
  • A contemporary issue – Snapdragon
  • The Station or House Mass – Fr Matthew Pittam
  • How to become a Saint – Fr Michael Halsall
  • Conversion of Michael Nazir-Ali – Fr Benedict Kiely
  • Book Review – Elizabeth Crane
  • 10th Anniversary Autumn Festival
  • 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
  • Deacon and Priest – Ronald Crane and Jackie Ottaway
  • The Walsingham Association – Ronald Crane
  • Book Review – Fr Simon Ellis
  • Aid to the Church in Need – Fionn Shiner
  • Book Review – Michael Hodges
  • Highland Ordinariate Outing – Bryan Miller
  • Letter to the Editor
  • Thoughts on Newman – Revd Dr Stephen Morgan

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