Author Archives: Deborah Gyapong

A weekend on Marian devotion

On Saturday, Oct. 13, we had a votive Mass for the Immaculate Conception, followed by breakfast in the parish hall, and a talk by Dennis and Angelina Girard about devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary.  Behind them is a replica … Continue reading

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Annual Conference of the Three Ordinaries Oct. 13-17 in England

This came across the proverbial transom: Bishop Lopes (Ordinary of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St Peter in the USA and Canada) and Monsignor Harry Entwhistle (Ordinary of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern Cross, … Continue reading

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Pope Francis opening address to the synod on “youth, the faith and vocational discernment”

Here is Pope Francis’ opening address to the synod that began today in Rome on youth, the faith and vocational discernment so you can read it in its entirety and not just the parts that will get picked up by … Continue reading

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Ordinariate cathedral makes the list!

Aleteia has a story about the return of traditional church architecture to the United States, as more and more dioceses are moving away from the brutalist, functional modernist architecture that has dominated new church construction for decades. The Cathedral of … Continue reading

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Bishop Lopes at the Canadian Bishops’ conference

The busiest and most stressful time of year for me is the first couple of days of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (CCCB) annual plenary. Usually on Mondays and Tuesday mornings, I write and file three or more stories … Continue reading

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Ordinariate parishes exist to evangelize

The National Catholic Register, the best Catholic paper in the United States, is carrying a great article by Peter Jesserer Smith entitled Passion to Evangelize Drives New Ordinariate Communities. Go on over and read the article, as it gives a … Continue reading

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A Divine Worship Mass to be celebrated in New Haven, Connecticut Sept. 29

The New Liturgical Movement has the news from Sarah Rodeo, who is also an Anglicanorum coetibus Society member. For the first time, the Divine Worship (Ordinariate) Form of the Roman Rite will be celebrated in the state of Connecticut, on … Continue reading

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