The ordinariate — for former Anglicans who have wished to join the Catholic Church in groups — was established along with the priestly ordination of three former Anglican bishops in mid-January. (Two more retired Anglican bishops were ordained priests soon after.)
Saturday’s ceremony will be the first ordination of former Anglican priests and begin a wave that will continue throughout the month, with more than 50 ordinations expected in this season.
Archbishop Peter Smith will ordain the seven this Saturday in his Cathedral Church in Southwark.
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Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham: www.ordinariate.org.uk/index.htm