On Sunday, June 4th, 2017, there was Solemn Pentecostal Pontifical Mass at Trinity Cathedral Chapel in Tallinn, Estonia. The Celebrant was the Ordinary, The Most Reverend Dr. Raivo Kodanik, Bishop of The Diocese of Most Blessed Mary the Mother Of God (Estonia).
On May 25, 2017 His Beatitude Patriarch Dr. Heigo Ritsbek incardinated The Reverend Father Denapko Armand Luc Bodea with the priests Fr. Clement Agpokpanzo, Fr. Juste Modeste Charles Abandedjan, and with Deacons Robert Yemen and Wilfried Thierry Sossouhounto and their 3 parishes with 500 church members into the Anglocatholic Church as The Diocese of Notre Dame de Guadalupe (Benin). The Revend Denapko Armand Luc Bodea is named as the Bishop Elect for the Diocese of Notre Dame de Guadalupe.
The Anglocatholic Church is ministering in 16 countries in 195 parishes – 7 bishops, 333 priests, 646 deacons – clergy total 986. Church membership total is 49,023.
We ask your prayers for the effective and blessed First Conclave of The College of Bishops of The Anglocatholic Church and The Meeting of The Holy Synod of The Anglocatholic Church on August 4 – 6, 2017 in Seekonk, Massachusetts, United States of America.
By the decree of His Beatitude Patriarch Dr. Heigo Ritsbek of The Anglocatholic Church the membership of The Holy Synod of The Anglocatholic Church is: Patriarch Heigo Ritsbek, Metropolitan Archbishop Glentis G. Samuel and Canon David Smith. The decree is effective immediately – on May 22, 2017.
The First Conclave of The Anglocatholic Church is planned to be in August 4 – 6, 2017 in Seekonk, Massachusetts, U.S.A. This will include meetings of The Holy Synod of The Anglocatholic Church, the meetings of The College of Bishops of The Anglocatholic Church, The Enthronement Solemn Mass of the Patriarch and the consecrations of Bishop Elect Paul Jacob Boardman and Bishop Elect Mathew Mount as Bishops for The Anglocatholic Church. Conclaves of The Anglocatholic Church happen once in four years, meetings of The Holy Synod once in two years.
On May th, 2017 at The Solemn Mass at Tallinn Holy Trinity Cathedral Chapel The Fifth Anniversary of The Anglocatholic Church in Estonia was celebrated. The celebrant of the Pontifical Mass was the Ordinary, The Most Reverend Dr. Raivo Kodanik, Bishop of The Diocese of The Blessed Virgin Mary the Mother of God of The Anglocatholic Church.
It is great pleasure to announce, that we have a new Bishop Elect in our Communion – Father Paul Jacob Boardman from Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.A. Bishop Elect Boardman will be leading The Diocese of Saint Michael of The Anglocatholic Church (U.S.A.)