Category: NCC UK

Catholic Affinity

On Saturday 22th February 2020 the third ecumenical meeting between The Nordic Catholic Church (NCC UK) and The Anglican Catholic Church (ACC UK) was hosted by the latter in the proCathedral, St. Augustine, near Canterbury. Since last March these meetings have mirrored the Union of Scranton convocation program for a renewed Catholicity in the United …

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and to dust thou shalt return…

Shrove Tuesday is the last day of “Shrovetide,” the week preceding the beginning of Lent. The word itself, Shrovetide, is derived from the Latin words carnem levare, meaning “to take away the flesh” and was the time to cast off things of the flesh and to prepare spiritually for Lent. The English term provides the …

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New Bishop for the Polish National Catholic Church (PNCC)

Congratulations to Fr Jerry Rafalko who was elected Bishop for the Polish National Catholic Church (PNCC). He will be consecrated on April 30th 2020 – together with Bishop-Elect Ottar M. Myrseth of the Nordic Catholic Church – at St. Stanislaus Cathedral in Scranton by the whole college of bishops.

New Bishop for Scandinavia

It was with great joy that the news reached us from Oslo, that Fr Ottar Mikael Myrseth has been elected as the new bishop of NCC Scandinavia. In this office he will succeed Bishop Roald who will continue as bishop for the NCC communities in continental Europe and the UK. Fr Ottar is well known …

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The clergy of the NCC meets in Hastings to discuss ecumenical relations

The main point on the agenda during the clergy conference on March 22-24 was the upcoming convocation between The Union of Scranton and different Anglo-Catholic Churches in the USA during the last week of April. On the second day of our meeting Bishop Damian Mead of the Anglican Catholic Church UK (ACC-UK) invited us to …

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Our Celtic Roots

Our clergy in Europe can be identified by their Celtic lapels or pectoral crosses. This is because the Nordic Church acknowledges that the Gospel first came to their shores by way of Irish slaves and monks, possibly from Lindisfarne, this being the first coming together of British and Viking Christians. Still more than 60 Celtic …

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New Deacons and Subdeacons in the Nordic Catholic Church

Over the past few months, the Nordic Catholic Church has progressed further in building our Catholic orders. We are enriched and thankful for the addition of four new deacons and two subdeacons. In particular we pray for God’s blessing on these vital ministries, so close to the heart of our Saviour and the building of …

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England welcomes an experienced priest into the team

The Reverend Canon Edward Bryant was conditionally ordained by Bishop Roald Nikolai on November 4th and will serve in Hastings East Sussex. He will begin to build an ecumenical oratory in the area in which teaching and prayer will be given for the building and strengthening of Christian life. After the ordination mass which took …

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Newsletter on the ordinations in England on Saturday 3rd September

  From The Contender No. 7, Autumn 2016 Administration of the Nordic Catholic Church in the UK This newsletter is designed to clarify, after a long period of silence, the current status of the Nordic Catholic Church in the United Kingdom – a silence made necessary by the utmost discretion required for the preparation and …

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Invitation Letter from the NCC UK

Receiving the Gift A gift is being offered to Christians in the United Kingdom who are seeking a new ‘dwelling place’ in which to worship and serve Jesus Christ in a way that is consonant with the traditional belief and practice that until the last part of the last century was normative for Christian experience. …

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