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Monday, 25 August 2014

Called To Be One. The Personal Ordinariate Of Our Lady Of Walsingham.

Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham.

Welcoming the Anglican heritage into the Catholic Church.



Ordinariate Groups across the country have published the details of what 
they are planning for the Ordinariate’s exploration day, Called to Be One.

The day is especially aimed at those who feel that God might be calling 
them to join the Ordinariate, but everyone is welcome! Find out where your 
local event is on the list below and come and join us to see what the 
Ordinariate is, what it is for, what it looks like near you.

All the events take 
place on Saturday 6 September, unless otherwise stated.

St Edmund’s Church Hall, Village Way, Beckenham, BR3 3NP
4.30 pm: Tea and cakes in the Hall 
5.00 pm: DVD presentation and discussion on the theme ‘Called to be One’
6.00 pm: Vigil Mass in St Edmund’s Church according to the Ordinariate Use

The Sisters of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 99 Old Oscott Hill, B44 9SR
3.00 pm: Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament;
exhibition about the Ordinariate and tea
4:45 pm: Benediction 
5.00 pm: Close.

Black Country
Saint Bernadette’s Church Hall, Wombourne WV5 9HW
3.00 pm: Explorers’ Meeting & Tea.

Church of St Thomas More, Iford, BH6 5QG
1.15 pm: Free organ concert
2.00 pm: Church open for our Festival of Beautiful Things 
3.30 pm: Evening Prayer and Benediction
4.15 pm: Free tea in the church hall.

St Joseph’s Church, Weston-super-Mare BS23 2EN
10.30 am: Coffee in hall
11.00 am: Presentation about the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham 
11.30 am: Holy Hour with Benediction in church 
Contact: Fr Peter Clarke 01935850408

Buckfast (with Cornwall)
Christ the King Catholic Church & Hall, Plymouth, PL1 2EN
2.00 pm: Silent prayer before the Blessed Sacrament in the Church 
4.00 pm: Cream teas and an opportunity for finding out more about the Ordinariate.

Blessed Sacrament Church, Chelmsford, CM1 2DU
3.00 pm: Welcome & tea 
3.30 pm: Introduction of the afternoon and DVD presentation 
4.00 pm: Questions and Answers
4.30 pm: Evensong.

St Richard's Catholic Church, Chichester, PO19 1XB
1.45 pm: ‘The Ordinariate OLW - The Answer to a Prayer?’ 
2.15 pm: Break 
2.30 pm: Anglicans and Catholics United - What does it mean in Practice? 
3.00 pm: Question Time
4.00 pm: Sung Eucharist (Ordinariate Use)
5.15pm: Refreshments. 

St John Payne Church, Greenstead, Colchester, CO4 3QD
12 noon: Mass
1.00 pm: Buffet lunch with questions and comments from visitors and explorers
3:30 pm: Close.

Coventry (with Derby)
St Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Coventry CV4 7DU
(behind Cannon Park shopping centre)
12 noon: Refreshments & Welcome
12.30 pm: Lunch (free of charge);
Presentations & exhibition on the Ordinariate and the 
 Coventry Mission; Questions & Answers 
3.00 pm: Evensong 
For more details contact Father Paul Burch on 024 7669 3752.

St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Croydon, CR0 2AR
2.00 pm: Buffet lunch in the Crypt, 
2.45 pm: Introductory talk and DVD and a further talk on plans for the future; 
 Question Time
5.00 pm: Evensong and Benediction sung by the John Fisher School choir.

St Osmund’s Catholic Church, Gainford, DL2 3DZ.
10 am: Mass
10.30 am: Morning Coffee in the Parish House
11.00 am: Presentation – What is the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham? 
11.30 am Question 
12.00 noon Angelus and depart.

Deal (Deal, Kent)
St John's Church, Deal, Kent CT14 9LD
2.00 pm: Presentation about the Ordinariate and Q and A session
3.00 pm: Tea & cake
3.30 pm: Evening Prayer & Benediction

Deal (Canterbury, Kent) —  SATURDAY 13 SEPTEMBER
Franciscan International Study Centre, Canterbury CT2 7NA
11.00 am: Presentation about the Ordinariate and Q and A session 
12 noon: Coffee & cake 
2.30 pm: Midday Office.

Deal (Ramsgate, Kent) — SATURDAY 13 SEPTEMBER
Shrine of St Augustine, Ramsgate CT11 9PA
4.00 pm: Presentation about the Ordinariate and Q and A session
5.00 pm: Tea & cake
5.30pm: Evening Prayer and Benediction

St Agnes Eastbourne BN22 8NJ
10.00 am: Blessing of a new statue of Our Lady of Walsingham, followed by 
 Intercession before Our Lady, Mass, Exposition with prayers for healing, 
 sprinkling with holy water from Walsingham, presentations about the 
 Ordinariate of our Lady of Walsingham 
4.00 pm: Evensong (Please bring a packed lunch).


Our Lady Help of Christians Church Hall, Folkestone, CT20 1EF
3.00 pm: Presentation about the Ordinariate and Q and A session
3.45pm: Tea & cake
4.30 pm: Evening Prayer.

Ham, Richmond
Church Hall, St Thomas Aquinas Church, Ham, Richmond TW10 7HT
7.30 pm: An ‘Evening Celebration of the Ordinariate’.

Hemel Hempstead — SUNDAY 7 SEPTEMBER
St Mark’s Church, Hollybush Lane, Hemel Hempstead HP1 2PH
9.00 am Mass followed by light refreshments and discussion about the Ordinariate.


Isle of Wight
St Mary's Catholic Church, Ryde PO33 2RE
3.30 pm: Choral Evensong (in the Anglican tradition) followed by a reception in the 
 adjoining church hall with a presentation about the Ordinariate.

London Walthamstow (with Leytonstone and Harlow)
Our Lady & St George, Walthamstow E17 9HU
2.30 pm: Refreshments and presentation on the life of the Ordinariate
3.30 pm: Evensong and Benediction. (Those wishing to join the choir for evensong are 
 invited to attend a music rehearsal at 1.00pm).

London South
Church of the Most Precious Blood, O'Meara St., London SE1 1TA 
2.30 pm: ‘This is our story, this is our song': an illustrated presentation of our hopes for 
unity and reconciliation, followed by question & response with a panel; 
3.30 pm: Tea, cakes & sandwiches, informal meeting & conversation in the rectory 
4.30 pm: Evensong 
Tel 020 7407 3951.

Manchester (with Lancashire)
St Joseph’s Church, Heywood OL10 1EG
3.00 pm: Cream tea 
4.00 pm: Choral Evensong

Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, Ranelagh Road, Wellingborough
3.00 pm: Sung Evensong (Preacher: Mgr John Broadhurst)
4.00 pm: Tea and Q&A session.

St John the Evangelist, Stapleford NG9 7BT
11:00 am Eucharistic Adoration
12 noon: Mass, followed by buffet lunch and presentation (please pre-book lunch with 
 Nola Murray, cost £5, from or 07939 688584)
2.30 pm: Benediction.

Holy Rood Catholic Church, 38 Abingdon Road OX1 4PD 
3.00 pm: Discussion: ‘Ordinariate: Dead End or Ecumenical Breakthrough?’
4.00 pm: Tea and cake
5.00 pm: Evensong
6.00 pm: The First Mass of Trinity XII (all are welcome to stay for this).

St Agatha’s, Portsmouth PO1 4AD
11.00 am: Marian Mass, followed by refreshments; Clergy will be available in the 
church to talk about the Ordinariate and printed information will be available for visitors
4.00 pm: Choral Evensong.

St James’ Church, The Forbury RG1 3HW
4.00 pm: Evening prayer and Benediction.

St Osmunds Church, 95 Exeter Street, Salisbury SP1 2SF
10.30 am: Mass for Unity
11.15 am: Holy Hour and Benediction
12.15 am: Refreshments and opportunity to meet in the adjacent church hall.

- Central Scotland
Falkland Town Hall, Falkland KY15 7BX
2.30 pm: Open event in Falkland Town Hall
3.45 pm: Solemn Evensong and Benediction in the Chapel Royal, Falkland Palace.

Stornoway, Isle of Lewis
St Lennan’s House, 13A Scotland Street, Stornoway HS1 2JN
2.30 pm: Talk: “What is the Ordinariate?” followed by tea/coffee
4.00 pm: Evensong.

St John the Baptist Catholic Church, Westerham TN16 1TB
3.00 pm: Prayers in front of the Lord (Coram Domine).
3.20pm The why and how of the Ordinariates? (Fr Ivan).
3.35pm What has changed for me? (members of  the group).
3.50 pm: Questions, Walsingham Devotions and Tea.

St Winefride’s Church, SHREWSBURY SY2 5RA
2.30 pm: Presentation about the Ordinariate and Q and A session;
followed by Tea & Cake and then Evening Prayer.

Southend (Hockley and Benfleet)
Catholic Church of St. Pius X, Hockley SS5 4QH
2.00 pm: Welcome and introduction: How we arrived and where we are going; 
 testimonies from Group members. 
3.00 pm: Tea
3.15 pm: DVD - Q & A session
3.45 pm: Evening Prayer and Benediction
4.15 pm: Close.

South Wales
St Joseph’s, Cardiff CF14 3BR
2.00 pm: Mass (Ordinariate Use)
3:00 pm: Break for Tea / Coffee / Refreshments
3:30 pm: Presentations and Discussion: (1) ‘The work and mission of the Ordinariate 
 in South Wales’ (Fr Bernard Sixtus); (2) 'Why I am a member of the 
 Ordinariate' (A lay member of our Ordinariate Group); 
4.30 pm: Close.



Catholic Church of Holy Angels (Church Hall) Queensway, Chelston, Torquay TQ2 6B
3.00 pm Welcome, DVD, Q&A followed by cream tea
4.00 pm Evensong and Benediction in Church.

Tunbridge Wells (with Maidstone) — SUNDAY 7 SEPTEMBER
Saint Anselm’s, Pembury TN24DZ
6:30 pm: Evensong & address
7.30 pm: Refreshments.

10.45 am: Coffee and Introduction; DVD presentation about the work of the 
 Ordinariate; questions and discussion; Mid-Day Office.

Our Lady of the Annunciation, Friday Market, Walsingham NR22 6DB
12 noon: Angelus and Mass, followed by Presentation about the Ordinariate and 
 Q and A session.

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