The first principle of the Ordinariate is then about Christian unity. St. Basil the Great, the Church’s greatest ecumenist, literally expended his life on the work of building bridges between orthodox brethren who shared a common faith, but who had become separated from one another in a Church badly fragmented by heresy and controversy. He taught that the work of Christian unity requires deliberate and ceaseless effort...St. Basil often talked with yearning about the archaia agape, the ancient love of the apostolic community, so rarely seen in the Church of his day. This love, he taught, is a visible sign that the Holy Spirit is indeed present and active, and it is absolutely essential for the health of the Church.

- Msgr. Jeffrey Steenson, Homily on the Occasion of his Formal Institution as Ordinary

Thursday, October 3, 2013

EWTN to Film Anglican Use Mass at St. Luke's Bladensburg

This Sunday, OCT 6, EWTN, the global Catholic television & radio network, will film the Anglican Use Mass at Saint Luke's Catholic Church, in Bladensburg, Maryland. St. Luke's is a community of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of Saint Peter. All are welcome to come and join the parishioners for Holy Mass "where the Sacred meets Elizabethan English".

Sung High Mass will be at 10 am this Sunday, and it is scheduled to be broadcast on EWTN on October 9, 2013.

The address is 4002 53rd St. Bladensburg, MD 20710.

From Virginia, take 395 North across 11th Street Bridge, merge 295 North, merge onto Washington-Baltimore Parkway, exit 202 Landover Rd, make a left on 202 and merge on Annapolis Road (450). Church on the left. It takes 12 minutes on a Sunday from the Pentagon.

For more information contact Fr. Mark: or 301-395-8982

Hat tip to Cameron Song Sellers

1 comment:

  1. Afraid I don't see the Mass on today's schedule (10/9) on the EWTN web site.