Today is the official launch of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern Cross, which i under the patronage of St Augustine of Canterbury.
And it officially gets underway with the priestly ordination of former Anglican Bishop Harry Entwhistle, and reception into the Church of around 70 members of his congregation, in Perth tonight at the Cathedral at 7pm.
So if you are in Perth, do go along and show your support.
Regardless, please keep all those preparing to enter the Church, and those being ordained, in your prayers.
Please pray also for those who have so far rejected the invitation to enter or return to the Church, that their hearts might yet soften.
And please do especially remember Bishop Peter Eliot, who has been the lead on this for the Church in Australia, and whose anniversary of consecration as a bishop it is today.
From Australia Icognita
Hat tip to Fr. Stephen Smuts
See also this run-up story with a few more details in Clerical Whispers.
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