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The connection between the Apostolic Episcopal Church and the Order of Corporate Reunion (OCR) reaches its eighty-fifth anniversary this year. Recent changes in the Order have prompted us to issue a public statement, so that it may be understood where … Continue reading
The Apostolic Episcopal Church wishes all a very happy Easter.
The Apostolic Episcopal Church wishes all a very happy Christmas.
On 24 April a ceremony took place in Poland at which the Juliusz Sokolnicki Memorial Medals were presented by H.E. Dr Norbert Wójtowicz, Grand Prior for Continental Europe of the San Luigi Orders. The Medals, which are awarded in silver … Continue reading
The sudden death of the Revd. Richard Pumphrey as a result of injuries sustained in a car accident has deprived the Apostolic Episcopal Church of one of her most effective priests. Charles Richard Pumphrey was born in 1947 in Evansville, … Continue reading
The Apostolic Episcopal Church has received St Alban’s Church, Buenos Aires, Argentina, into membership. St Alban’s is a Continuing Anglican community meeting at a church in Buenos Aires for worship according to the Book of Common Prayer and Bible study. … Continue reading
New agreement with the Venerabile Confraternita di Maria Ss.ma del Buonconsiglio della Buona Morte e Misericordia, Città di Castello, Italy
The Apostolic Episcopal Church has entered into a Treaty of Full Collaboration, Partnership, Accreditation and Recognition with the Venerabile Confraternita (o Compagnia) detta del Buonconsiglio di Città di Castello and the OR.VEN. – Ordine Venerabile della Venerabile Confraternita di Maria Ss.ma … Continue reading
The Apostolic Episcopal Church has publicly launched the Anglican Association of Colleges and Schools as a ministry for the wider Anglican community. The Association’s mission is to assure the maintenance of high standards in Christian education. It is international in … Continue reading
The Apostolic Episcopal Church has entered into an agreement of intercommunion with the Union Apostolique Gallicane, which is headquartered in France and registered as a non-profit association there. The UAG is a descendant of the French ministry of Archbishop Joseph-René … Continue reading
Archbishop Peter Paul Brennan OCR, OA, passed away on 1 August following a short illness. Archbishop Brennan was appointed Universal Primate of the Order of Corporate Reunion in 2004 and led that Order with distinction until his death. The Order … Continue reading
Dr Kersey and Dr A. Michael D.G. Walsh, lay member of the Apostolic Episcopal Church, have been appointed Pontifical Academicians, becoming Honorary Academicians of the Pontificia Accademia Tiberina in Rome. In addition, the Accademia has conferred full accreditation and recognition … Continue reading
The Altar of Repose and a view of the chapel of the Old Roman Catholic Church at Gosberton. By kind invitation of the bishops of that church, Dr Kersey joined them for the Masses of the day and at a … Continue reading
Some photographs from the consecration of Archbishop Paul Lorentzen, Archbishop of the East, USA, for the Apostolic Episcopal Church, at St Lucy’s Old Roman Catholic Cathedral, New York, 30 December 2015.
The funeral vigil of Patriarch Yuri I of the American World Patriarchates (see obituary here) has taken place. Present among the clergy were Archbishop Francis Spataro of the AEC and Archbishop Peter Paul Brennan of the OCR. Credit for the … Continue reading
Holy Week services at St Lucy’s Old Roman Catholic Cathedral, New York (see the missions page for contact details): Holy Thursday at 7:30 PM Good Friday at Noon Easter Sunday at 11:30AM Accredited members of clergy of the Apostolic Episcopal … Continue reading
The Old Catholic Church of Great Britain has been held in personal union with the Apostolic Episcopal Church since 2015, with Dr Kersey serving as Primate of both churches. Recent material appearing on the website of ex-clergy of our jurisdiction … Continue reading
As of 11 March 2015, Abbot Tom Bodkin OSB(csr) and Fr. James Phillips sc have been granted a Canonical Release from clergy membership of the Apostolic Episcopal Church. The Release has been granted unconditionally and without canonical penalty and is … Continue reading
Members of the Apostolic Episcopal Church in the United Kingdom were joined by Bishop Victor-John Payne, OCR, for a one-day conference in London today. The programme included the celebration of the Eucharist and sung Vespers as well as an excellent … Continue reading
On 5 February, his 79th birthday, Archbishop Francis Cajetan Spataro retired after sixteen distinguished years of service as the fourth Primate and Presiding Bishop of the Apostolic Episcopal Church. Archbishop Spataro has also held the office of Provincial of the … Continue reading
From 6 February 2015 the following changes have been in effect: Scandinavia and Continental Europe (including Hungary) There are no authorized AEC missions in these areas at the present time. All future activity will be under the direct authority of … Continue reading