Upcoming Ordination!

The Oratory of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary is overjoyed to announce the ordination of Br Brenden to the order of Deacon within the Church of God. Find the invitation to this joyous event below:

Ordination Invitation

Boldly Preach the Gospel! The Feast of Sts Philip and James

Listen to “E4 Boldly Preach the Gospel: The Feast of Sts Philip and James” on Spreaker.

A note that the written message here is slightly different to that presented in the audio 🙂 
TWDU LogoHi and welcome to The Word Down Under; I’m Brother Brenden coming to you from the Oratory of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary a ministry of the Unified Old Catholic Church in Australia.

Today we take a break from the weekdays simply marked as occurring in the Easter Season and we get to spend some time celebrating the Feast of two of Christ’s Apostles; St Phillip and St James. For those of you who listened to Saturday’s inaugural episode of Saturday with the Saints will be aware of the some of the information regarding these two Apostles of the Lord. Continue reading “Boldly Preach the Gospel! The Feast of Sts Philip and James”

Br. Brenden Appointed Sub-deacon

subdeacon-certificateBy means of a late announcement our own Br. Brenden has been appointed to the office of Sub-Deacon in the Church of God on the 13th of February (14th of Feb Australian Time).

Br. Brenden is progressing towards ordination to the Priesthood and this appointment is an important step in that process. Br. Brenden is now officially in the clerical state and will lead the Oratory in this role until such a time as a Priest is appointed.

Ordination of Br Mark to the Diaconate

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Alex Dickson-Patrick, Br. Mark Dickson-Patrick and Bishop Michael Beckett post Ordination

We are pleased to announce that our dear Dominican Brother, Mark Dickson-Patrick has been Ordained to the order of Deacon by Bishop Michael at the Chapel of St Dominic’s by the Sea in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

For those who feel so disposed here the live recording of this wonderful event is available at:

https://livestream.com/accounts/10880378/events/7034119/videos/149884786

 

6th Sunday in Ordinary Time

12/2/17 – Matthew 5: 17-37

Br. Brenden Humberdross, OPI

Please note that this text version of the homily is slightly different from the audio. This is due to adlibbing in the actual delivery of the homily…enjoy!

May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be always acceptable to you O Lord, our God and Our Creator.

Today’s words are somewhat important in my career as a preacher as this happens to be the first sermon that I have written as a Brother of the Order of Preachers, Independent and as a member of the Unified Old Catholic Church. I hope that the standard of my words is up to scratch, I guess for that all I can do is rely on the Spirit and hope that He speaks through me today to give a message that needs to be heard.

Continue reading “6th Sunday in Ordinary Time”