In a post titled "Request for Information on "Ad Experimentum" Rite at OLW" Christian notes:
Earlier today, the following message was posted to the Anglican Use Mailing List:
There was quite a surprise at OLW this morning: a new Order of Mass. I'll highlight changes that I recall. Hopefully others will chime in & comment...
This new Order of Mass, which Christian terms, rightly I think, ad experimentum, is being used in a handful of parishes in the US, Canada and England (and perhaps Australia, although I have seen no confirmation of that). There are restorations of traditional Anglican prayer formulae, but re-ordering of the service to bring it more in line with the Roman Rite.
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If you were to check the OLW Ordinariate FB page, they linked to this article back on July 24 which mentioned that a revised liturgy would be "trialled" in Australia. http://www.therecord.com.au/news/local/ordinariate-liturgy-to-be-trialled-in-perth-mid-august/ReplyDelete
It's interesting that it is being used at St. Mary the Virgin, since I have never heard anything regarding them actually being made part of the Personal Ordinariate. They are not listedd in Ordinariate Communities on the webpage.
"It's interesting that it is being used at St. Mary the Virgin, since I have never heard anything regarding them actually being made part of the Personal Ordinariate. They are not listedd in Ordinariate Communities on the webpage."ReplyDelete
St. Mary the Virgin cannot be transferred to the Ordinariate until there is a Catholic Bishop of Fort Worth to authorize the transfer, and the see has been vacant September 2012, when its bishop, Kevin Vann, was translated to the see of Oakland, Califienia.
Bishop Vann actually went to Orange rather than Oakland. Apparently he is still the Delegate for the Pastoral Provision and it looks as if he recently appointed a priest in Orange as Secretary of the Pastoral Provision.ReplyDelete
I suppose that if St. Mary the Virgin cannot be transferred to the Ordinariate until Fort Worth has a bishop that could authorize the transfer, there is no guaranty that a new bishop would authorize the transfer. I take it that technically they do not even have a pastor since Fr. Hawkins retirement,and whether or not a new pastor is to be appointed by the new bishop or by Msgr. Steenson will be up to the new bishop.
It remains interesting as to how they were authorized to use the new liturgy prior to some type of official promulgation. Would they have been authorized as a Pastoral Provision parish by Bishop Vann?
Me too. What was wrong with St. Tim's in Fort Worth? A very traditional parish whose pastor has forgotten more about Anglican patrimony than any of those chosen to "critique" the new liturgy will ever know. And that knowledge extends to most of the parishioners there.ReplyDelete