Author Archives: Anglocatholic Church

Sermon by Bishop David Smith

Homily The Eighth Sunday after Trinity The Holy Synod 2017 + In Nomine. THE ANCIENT COLLECT appointed for today’s liturgy continues the traditional theme of the season of Trinity, living the Law of Love. It places life in Christ directly … Continue reading

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Next Meetings

The next meeting of The Holy Synod of The Anglocatholic Church is planned to be in Toronto, Canada June 27 – 30, 2019. The next Conclave of The College of Bishops will be in 2021, exact date and place not … Continue reading

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Lecture by Canon David Smith – THE ABSOLUTE TRANSCENDENCE OF GOD

Let me begin by introducing to you a cleric who devoted his life and ministry to the work of uncovering the meaning of and purpose of the Divine Liturgy. This cleric was Amalarius of Metz, Archbishop of Trier approximately between … Continue reading

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Lecture by Canon David Smith – CODE OF CANON LAW

HUMAN SOCIETY, especially religious human society, as it deals with governance finds itself in an awkward place, caught between two conflicting demands that defy an easy universal solution. There is the drive for human freedom at the level of the … Continue reading

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Bishop Dr. Raivo Kodanik received the crozier from the Patriarch

On Sunday, August 13, 2017, during the Solemn Pontifical Mass, His Beatitude, The Most Reverend Dr. Heigo Ritsbek, MA, MDiv, DMin, LittD, DD, Patriarch of The Anglocatholic Church, gave crozier to The Most Reverend Dr. Raivo Kodanik, DD, Bishop of … Continue reading

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Canon David Smith named as a Titular Bishop

On 5th of August, 2017 His Beatitude, The Most Reverend Dr. Heigo Ritsbek, MA, MDiv, DMin, LittD,DD, Patriarch of The Anglocatholic Church named The Reverend Canon David Smith, MA, MMus, as a Titular Bishop of Antioch of Pisidia. He will … Continue reading

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Conclusions of Conclave 2017

On August 4 – 6, 2017 there was the First Conclave of The Anglocatholic Church and the Meeting of The Holy Synod. What were the results? We experienced a unique unity in love relationship between our clergy; we decided to … Continue reading

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Independent Gallican Church in France joined us

On July 30, 2017 The Independent Catholic Gallican Church in France joined The Anglocatholic Church and now forms The Archdiocese of Mary Mediatrix of All Graces of The Anglocatholic Church (France). This Archdiocese will be led by His Eminence The Most … Continue reading

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Prayers Requested for Successful and Blessed First Conclave

Friday August 4, 2017. 8.00 Breakfast, 10.00 Holy Mass (Red) – Celebrant and preacher Metropolitan Archbishop Samuel. 12.00 Lunch. 13.00 Break. 14.00 Presentation – Canon Smith: The Canon Law. 14.30 Discussion and Fellowship. 18.00 Supper. Saturday August 5, 2017. 8.00 Breakfast. 10.00 … Continue reading

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A Decree of The Patriarch

By the decree of Patriarch Dr. Heigo Ritsbek Archbishop Dominic Achard (The Most Reverend Leonid Achard) has been appointed as the Special Advisor to the Patriarch on French dioceses.

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