The Portal April 2017 - Page 17

THE P RTAL April 2017 Page 17 News from the Groups SE Wales celebrations D avid Prichard from the Ordinariate group in the SE of Wales reports that on Laetare Sunday, 26th March, they celebrated their recent move from the Metropolitan Cathedral of St David in Cardiff to the lovely 19th century church of St Basil and St Gwladys, Rogerstone, on the outskirts of Newport. For the celebration they were delighted to welcome at the Solemn Mass, Mgr Keith Newton as celebrant and preacher, who joined Fr Bernard Sixtus, the Group Pastor, and Fr Len Black from the Ordinariate in Scotland. Fr Len and his wife Ruth happened to be in Sou th Wales that weekend for the wedding of their son, Simon, and expressed their delight at being able to join in the celebrations. The main reason for the move was the fact that the group are now able to have the Ordinariate Mass every Sunday at 11.30am instead of just once each month at the Cathedral. They have received a wonderful welcome from the ‘host’ church which is part of the Parish of All Saints’ Newport. At the end of the special celebration Mass, after the singing of the anthem Ave Regina Caelorum by the statue of Our Lady of Walsingham (which moved with The parish have a Vigil Mass on Saturdays and until the group from the Metropolitan Cathedral), everyone now, nothing on Sundays. Since their arrival, the adjourned to the Parish Guild Room to enjoy a Ordinariate Mass has been well supported by members splendid and convivial buffet lunch, in full accordance of the Diocesan Parish. with true Anglican Patrimony! Coat of Arms Lapel Badge of the Personal Ordinariate Show Badge and Cufflinks your sold in support Clergy Stipends support available from: Ordinariate Lapel Badge, Ladies’ available from: John Worley, for 48 Lawn Lane, Hemel Hempstead HP3 9HL Ordinariate Group, 22 Redcross Way, London SE1 1TA Cost: £5 (inc P&P) - cheques payable to: Ordinariate OLW the Badges: £4 each - Cufflinks: £12 (pair) please remember to include your name and address Ordinariate please include SAE - cheques payable to: Ordinariate olw