By the decree of The Most Reverend Dr. Heigo Ritsbek, M.A., M.Div., D.Min.,Litt.D., D.D., The Patriarch of The Anglocatholic Church, The Most Reverend Emmanuel Kwasi Mensah (Ghana), serving at The Archdiocese of Saint John the Apostle of The Anglocatholic Church (Ghana, Kenya, Pakistan, South Africa) has been elevated as the Archbishop of The Archdiocese of Saint John the Apostle of The Anglocatholic Church. In the near future there will be elected bishops serving under Archbishop Mensah in 38 congregations in the archdiocese.
By the decree of The Most Reverend Dr. Heigo Ritsbek, M.A., M.Div., D.Min.,Litt.D., D.D., The Patriarch of The Anglocatholic Church, The Reverend Father Dominic Mackiewicz, serving at The Diocese of Saint Mary, Queen of the Rosary of The Anglocatholic Church (Moscow, Russia) has been nominated as a Bishop Elect of One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic Church. The consecration of The Reverend Father Mackiewicz will take place according to the ecclesiastical canons.
The Anglocatholic Church has in 15 countries 11 bishops, 136 priests, and 174 deacons in 117 parishes. Clergy total is 321. Clergy and laity total is 7,229. The Anglocatholic Church is functioning in: Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, DR Congo, Estonia, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Moldova, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, South Africa, Thailand, United States. The Anglocatholic Church has ministered around the world as a denomination only six months.
His Eminence, Metropolitan Archbishop Dr. Donatien Abel Tshitanta, D.D., has announced, that three new parishes and three new priests have joined The Anglocatholic Church in DR Congo. Welcome!
The Most Reverend Jeffrey Pangilinan Orellana from Philippines has joined The Anglocatholic Church forming The Diocese of Divine Trinity of The Anglocatholic Church (Philippines). With the bishop joined us 6 parishes and missions, 5 priests and 20 nuns and 2 deacons with a community of three hundred members. Welcome!
The Reverend Father Dominic Mackiewicz (Moscow, Russia) has been incardinated by His Beatitude Patriarch Dr. Heigo Ritsbek, as a priest in Diocese of Saint Mary, Queen of the Rosary of the Anglocatholic Church! Axios! Axios! Axios!
On August 18th, 2016, The Reverend Father David Smith, priest of the Cathedral of Saint Basil in Toronto, Canada, was elevated by His Beatitude Patriarch, as The Reverend Canon, Senior Advisor to Patriarch and a member of the Patriarch’s Council.
On Sunday, August 14, 2016 there was a Solemn Pontifical Mass at the Cathedral of Saint Basil in Toronto, Canada in the presence of nearly one hundred people. His Beatitude Patriarch, The Most Reverend Dr. Heigo Ritsbek, MA, MDiv, DMin, LittD, DD consecrated Bishop Elect Glentis Gladstone Samuel, M.Div, as a bishop in Christ’s One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic Church. Glentis Samuel was also enthroned as the Archbishop over The Archdiocese of Saint Basil (Canada) of The Anglocatholic Church. At the Consecration Mass His Beatitude was greatly assisted by the local priest and Master of Ceremonies The Reverend Father David Smith, M.A., M.Mus. and as Patriarch’s Chaplain Acolyte Mr. Jerome Friday. The Solemn Mass followed by a reception at the church fellowship hall among many dignitaries.
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His Beatitude Patriarch Dr. Heigo Ritsbek has arrivad Toronto for the consecration of Most Reverend Dr. Glentis G. Samuel, and the enthronement of him as the Archbishop of The Archdiocese of Saint Basil of The Anglocatholic Church on August 10th, 2016.