The Portal April 2017 - Page 23

THE P RTAL April 2017 Page 23 Good News from the USA Arnold Herron rejoices in news from the USA E veryone, from the official Ordinariate of OLW web site to Fr Ed Tomlinson’s blog, declares their delight in the news from the USA. The highly successful parish of Our Lady of the Atonement along with its flourishing school have been, by decree of the Holy Father, transferred from the Diocese of San Antonio to the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St Peter. T he P ortal is similarly delighted at this news. The parish was the first established under the Pastoral Provision provided by Pope St John Paul II in 1980 to allow former Episcopalian ministers to be ordained as Catholic Priests and to retain some elements of their Anglican heritage. Under its founding Pastor, Fr Christopher Phillips, the parish has gone from strength to strength, and grown phenomenally from very humble beginnings. The church has b VV6VG&Pf"FR&VWFgVW&W76bvƖ6W6RƗGW&wBG2662&Fvǒ&Vv&FVB6FV֖6ǐB6rWRbF7F7Fǒ6FƖ266BR'F2V&VBFBFRV"gWGW&RFW&RvV&R&F&FR&66WBWFRTF2vV@&RvBWw2FVVB&F&FRw&W2F&VvW@FR6VG'fRF66fW&VBFRV"76&ƗG`VvvrVvgVWfvVƗ6FBFR6WfVvFWB'VFrb^( 2vFWBB&VFǒR66( 6RF67&VBV'N( 'WBB276&PF6( 6RF67&VBV'BBG7VF( vVFW&R&RFW"6VV'&F2b72FR6R'VFpFB&RB&F&FRBW&Vǒ6gW6W2FRЦ72GFVFrV&Ɩ2F22W7V6ǒ6&V6W6RFP&F&FR2Bǒ66W&VBvFGG&7Fr6V@FRFV66fR7FbFRǒ6VRV2FBFR6FƖ72BvƖ62'WBF6RvB&W6VB&R`&62f'v&BFFRgWGW&R2&F&FR&VƖvW2W'7V6B&6BBǒ&7G2FR&F&FRbFR6 FR&F&FRFRT2&VV&W76VBb7BWFW"''&vrFBfW&6r6W&666BfRWRb֗76'v&B6V&W"b6W2vW&RFR66FƖ2F6W6R0FV7G&FW2FR6FVr6֗FVBb&RF6VB&6G2G2vWfW"FW6R&RfWrFRVGW&rBFWVFVB&RbFR&F&FW2V&W"B'FV"fW'GW&RfRV6W'FgWGW&Rfr&F&FR&6FRTvV@vFFRƖfRbFR6FƖ26W&6rFR&F&FRF7&VFR&VVffV7FfR@w"VFWwF&F'bFR&F&FRb7&F7G&FVwf"WfvVƗ6FBFR6W"Gbv6vFBBR'F( F22WfVF7G&FVvW2&RvVBvB@vFW&gVWw2B6vf6BfRBǒBF&RFW76VB'WBB2BFR6WfVFB琧FRU4'WBf"FRvR&V7BbFR&F&FW2( WfvVƗ6Fv'FG2RvfRVffV7BW62f"FR76W26FVVBg&vR# 72RfB( 2vFRV6vF&v6PFGv'Bw&FrVvFRv2&v7@B6&7FW"b7BG&W~( 2vW6FVw&VVVF2FVFFRs2*vFG2vVFR&RgVv&B6W&gV&v66VG2F2vWG26VV'&F'72fbFW27F'B*FPFW"fVVG2&R6'BBVffV7FfR*&W2B7vVWrGVW2*2֗76&6Ɨ206֖"'WB6W"7GR*&WVFVBW6RbFR6PVF2VVVG2FffW&VB6&F2'F7V&ǐFRv&RF2&VFfVǒV7FV&*֗7667F&vFVV( 2VWvࢅV6vF&vvv2&&&Ɔ6WFFB&V6RWBFP֗76&6Ɨ2( 2vV&vRG&BV6vF6"66GF6VBFFR6W&6b7B6fW"&v6RFGv'Bw&FrG&Bv2V7F&W&Rg&2F2Rv2&v7BЦVvƗ6&v7BB66W"bvƖ66W&66&7FW"b7BFR&F7BB&BW62Rv2&v7Bb7B&( 26W&6&&F*2vV֖w&FVBF6F@g&F#BFVb7B֖6V( 26W&6f"fW"CV'2v2&v7Bb7B'vFVR7&Fg&#VF2FVFSb*2fW'F&FVF6'Fǒ&Vf&R2FVFc* *F20VffV7FfR72bFRVWBW"f"4D"6"B&VfVBB7G&vFf'v&B6WGFrbFR72@&v22&W7Bֶv66Fw&GFVvBW&22VFFVǒVƖr26FRvFR 26WFW26VBFR( 6W'N( 7GRvFW6G&B6WGFw2'WB7Fv'FFr