The Apostolic Constitution, Anglicanorum Coetibus, creating the framework of Personal Ordinariates serving groups of Anglicans.
The Complementary Norms for Anglicanorum Coetibus provide additional information about the establishment of Personal Ordinariates serving those of the Anglican tradition in communion with the Roman Catholic Church.
The Decree from the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith establishing the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter.
Homily by the Ordinary at the Institution Mass, February 12, 2012.
The Catechism of the Catholic Church is the authoritative expression of the Catholic faith professed by members of the Ordinariate.
Community Profile: For those communities seeking to join the Ordinariate.
Clergy Profile: For those Anglican clergy seeking to join the Ordinariate.
Family Letter Template: For individuals and families seeking to join the Ordinariate.
Liturgy & Spirituality
In large part, the Anglican patrimony finds its most public expression through the liturgy and a stated goal of the Ordinariate is to retain those liturgical elements of Anglican heritage and Catholic faith. Work is underway to broaden the liturgical resources of the Ordinariates across the world.
Already, the Book of Divine Worship, adopted in 2003 and containing elements of the 1928 and 1979 Book of Common Prayer and the Roman Missal is in use among Anglican Use Parishes in the United States.
Calendar and Sanctorale for the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter.
Newly approved liturgy for Weddings.
Newly approved liturgy for Funerals.
Ordinary's Statement on the Extraordinary Form.
Our Lady of Walsingham is the earliest Marian apparition in the British Isles and formed an elemental component of English spirituality. The Ordinariate is under the protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary under the title of Our Lady of Walsingham.
The Vatican website includes a wealth of information, including key Church documents and statements from the Holy Father.
The Vatican News website provides daily multi-media updates of key Church news.
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) website is a resource for Catholic information, news, and Scripture.
Our Lady of Walsingham is the Principal Church of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter.
The Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham is the first ordinariate established through Anglicanorum Coetibus for England and Wales.
Parish property ownership in the Catholic Church is governed by the Code of Canon Law.