Saturday, January 22, 2011

Why we are having a 2nd Collection this Weekend

The Bishops have kindly donated £250,000 to the Ordinariate. At the moment they have no office of their own, they are lodgers at Ecclesdon Square, which is probably good for Eccs Sqr, but not for them, they need a permanent home. Many of the younger clergy who will join are going to be homeless and jobless. The suggestion was made by one of our converts that we might put our money where our mouth is, especially in this Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, so we are having a second collection this weekend for the Ordinariate.

You can contribute by paypal - it is on the sidebar of the Catholic Leagues site here:
The Catholic League is now accepting donations towards the foundation of the Ordinariate through the Blessed John Henry Newman Fund.

All monies received by the Newman Fund will be donated to the Ordinary. The Newman Fund will close once the Ordinariate’s own systems for managing donations are in place.
You will find a permanent link to donate online on the right-hand side of this blog. For further details, please see the Catholic League’s blog, scrolling down on the left-hand side of the main page.

2 comments:

+ Edwin said...

Thanks, Father, for this very practical welcome to the Ordinariate.

AndrewWS said...

What a wonderful thing to do. As one who is heading towards the Ordinariate and knows young clergy coping heroically with dire straits or about to, I have to say "hooray for the clergy and people of St Mary Magdalen's Brighton!"