The Most Reverend Dr. Samuel S. Bobor, Ph.D., D.D., Archbishop from Sierra Leone joined The Anglocatholic Church with 30 bishops, 60 priests, 80 deacons and with 2,500 faithful. Welcome to our Communion!
The Order of Saint Thomas the Apostle in DR Congo has joined The Anglocatholic Church. By the decree of His Beatitude Patriarch Heigo Ritsbek it is named now Order of Saint Thomas the Apostle of The Anglocatholic Church (DR Congo). The Order is led by Abbott Mgsr. Simon Kibonge, OMFW (Brother Maximilian Kolbe, OST). At the same time Abbott Simon Kibonge is named as Bishop Elect for The Diocese of Saint Thomas the Apostle of The Anglocatholic Church with 11 parishes and nearly 400 members.
Christmas time is quite near. His Beatitude Patriarch Heigo Ritsbek, MA, MDiv, DMin, LittD, DD, The Metropolitan Archbishop of the Global Metropolitan Archdiocese of The Anglocatholic Church has announced Christmas World MIssions Offering. All churches are requested to have at one or more Christmas Solemn Masses special offering for WORLD MISSIONS. And these offerings will be sent to Patriarch Fund – on the website DONATIONS are instructions. The Patriarch is waiting this important offering from all of you! Blessed Advent time!
On Sunday, November 20, 2016, there was Solemn Mass at the Chapel of Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Tallinn, Estonia. The celebrant was His Beatitude Patriarch Dr. Heigo Ritsbek, he was assisted by the Ordinary, Bishop Dr. Raivo Kodanik. At the mass the faithful celebrated also the first anniversarsay of episcopal consecration of Most Reverend Dr. Raivo Kodanik, D.D.
The Anglocatholic Church is currently ministering in 16 countries: Cameroon, Canada, DR Congo, Estonia, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Laos, Moldova, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, South Africa, Thailand, United States.
From July 7-9, 2017 there will be the First Conclave of The College of Bishops of The Anglocatholic Church in Tallinn, Estonia. The Holy Masses will be in the Chapel of The Holy Trinity Cathedral in Tallinn, Conclave meetings at conference room of Hotel Metropol, which is the hotel for the participants also. During the Conclave, July 8, 2017, there will be Solemn Mass with Official Enthronement as the Patriarch of the Anglocatholic Church of The Most Reverend Dr. Heigo Ritsbek, MA, MDiv, DMin, LittD, DD. Before the Conclave there will be meetings of The Holy Synod of The Anglocatholic Church July 5-6, 2017. Please pray for this great event! Before the Conclave there will be also the meetings of The Patriarch’s Council.
On November 11, 2016 by the decree of The Most Reverend Dr. Heigo Ritsbek, MA, MDiv, DMin, LittD, DD, The Patriarch of The Anglocatholic Church, the highest organ of the Church – The Patriarch’s Council – has been named The Holy Synod.
Here photos of the Ordination Mass by The Most Reverend Emmanuel Kwasi Mensah, Archbishop Ordinary, ordaining first priest for Nigeria at his Archdiocese of Saint John the Apostle of The Anglocatholic Church.
The Calendar of the Episcopal Consecrations of The Anglocatholic Church:
Bishop Dr. Jeffrey Panginilan Orella – February 7, 2016
Metropolitan Archbishop Dr. David Crabtree – May 4, 2013
Archbishop Emmanuel Kwasi Mensah – May 17, 2007
Archbishop Reginald Pettigrew – June 11, 2011
Metropolitan Archbishop Dr. Donatien Abel Tshitanta – June 30, 2002
Metropolitan Archbishop Glentis G. Samuel – August 14, 2016
Patriarch Dr. Heigo Ritsbek – August 25, 2012
Metropolitan Archbishop Dr. Andrew Sagayam – August 28, 2013
Bishop Dr. Raivo Kodanik – November 21, 2015
Some photos here showing the Diocese of Saint Benedict of The Anglocatholic Church (Cameroon) led by The Reverend Father Marcel Petit Abbe.