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Heading to Rome? Will Entire Maryland Episcopal Parish Become Catholic? Comments

The Process which brought the whole parish to this historic moment began with a Vestry retreat in October 2007 where it was decided unanimously that Mount Calvary should explore the possibility of becoming part of the Roman Catholic Church. Since then the All Saints Sisters of the Poor were received into the Catholic Church and the Apostolic Constitution for Anglicans coming into full communion was promulgated.  Continue Reading

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  1. JeanCatherine
    3 years ago

    The Bovina Bloviator

    God Bless my fellow Christian and you betcha. May this be part of the New Springtime.

  2. Dave N.
    3 years ago

    What will happen to the divorced and remarried in this particular church? It hardly seems fair that people who convert directly to the Catholic church must have the validity of their marriages carefully scrutinized while under AC, parishes are simply absorbed lock stock and barrel with no questions asked.

  3. Rebecca
    3 years ago

    What a pleasant surprise to see this article was written by the former Archbishop Randy Sly of my church, the ICCEC! Greetings and blessings to you and congratulations on your journey home!

  4. Bernard Lenehan
    3 years ago

    May Almighty God be with all of you wonderful people who are soon to be in full communion with the Roman Catholic Church. We, the Catholics here in England (UK), welcome you with open arms and please God, many more of your friends and brethren will soon be following you on your journey of faith. May God and his Holy Mother bless you all. We are praying for Fr. Catania and for all of you.

  5. The Bovina Bloviator
    3 years ago

    Bill,

    Speaking as a former Episcopalian and convert to the Holy Church two years ago, the only possible "problem" the Church will find with Tiber-swimmers is their all-but-unanimous loathing of post-Vatican II reforms, i.e. bad liturgy, worse music, felt banners, priests facing the wrong way at the altar etc. (not to mention radical clerics holding views contrary to Church teachings). As Holy Church slowly but surely climbs out of the liturgical abyss she lowered herself into forty years ago, be assured we Anglican newcomers will look with jaundiced eye indeed at backsliders who promulgate folk masses, "On Eagles' Wings," liturgical dancing and other unpleasantness.

    You may be equally confident of our devotion and obedience to Church teachings; they are why we are here.

    In short, you have little to fear. God bless.

  6. Jeannette
    3 years ago

    bill, We let you in, with all _your_ problems and the gates of Hell still have not prevailed; so, I think it'll be okay lol.

  7. John
    3 years ago

    Bill,

    It is my understanding that they are coming in full communion to leave their problems behind. As stated in the Pastors letter to his congregation, they can no longer remain part of the TEC because they have strayed. God bless,

    John

  8. bill
    3 years ago

    are we catholics absorbing all the problems of the anglican church with this move?

  9. MICHAEL THUGE
    3 years ago

    Karibuni nyumbani tena-(welcome home again)

  10. john w njau
    3 years ago

    we do thank our father 4 been with us we hope more brother and sister will com back to us.we welcome them to the mount calvary church.


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