Thursday, September 25, 2008

KC Anglican Use Update

Sent in by Father Ernie Davis. After you read this check out some reflections on how Anglican Use in Kansas City is going so far at his blog.
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There are some excellent opportunities to learn more about the Catholic Faith as well as the Pastoral Provision for converts from the Episcopal and Anglican churches. Please help us spread the word.

Matt Teel, author and former Episcopal priest will “Believing with the Church”. This will be Mr. Teel’s second presentation to those preparing to be received into the Catholic Church. His presentation will take place during the Anglican Use Liturgy, Sunday, September 28, 11:15 a.m., St. Therese Little Flower Catholic Church, 5814 Euclid Avenue, Kansas City, MO.

Bishop Emeritus Raymond J. Boland will speak about Mary and the Communion of the Saints to Episcopalians and Anglicans preparing to be received into the Catholic Church. Bishop Boland’s presentation will take place during the Anglican Use Liturgy, Sunday, October 5, 11:15 a.m., St. Therese Little Flower Catholic Church, 5814 Euclid Avenue, Kansas City, MO.

Fr. Eric Bergman, Chaplain of the Anglican Use Society, will present a public lecture “The Pastoral Provision of Pope John Paul II: Reconciling Anglicans to the Catholic Church.” He will speak about the growing number of Anglicans and Episcopalians who are coming home to the Catholic Church. The Pastoral Provision allows married Episcopal clergy to seek ordination in the Catholic Church and allows groups of former Episcopalians to continue many of their worship traditions. Fr. Bergman and sixty of his former Episcopalian parishioners converted to the Catholic Church and now Fr. Bergman speaks nationwide promoting to growth of the Anglican Use Liturgy in the Catholic Church. Fr. Bergman will speak on Tuesday, October 7, 2008, at 7:00 p.m. St. Therese Little Flower Catholic Church, 5814 Euclid Avenue. 816-444-5406