Interesting post; Fr John Hunwicke’s “Blogging and the Ordinariate Patrimony””

Fr John looks at the Ordinariate and asks the question what makes us distinct, and he uses Bl. John Henry Newman to show that:

Blessed John Henry Newman, Patron of our English Ordinariate, made an observation which seems to me germane to the purpose of our Ordinariate. He was praising B Pius IX for the restoration of the Hierarchy in 1850; but I think it has an application particularly to ourselves: “… by giving us a church of our own, he has prepared the way for our own habits of mind, our own manner of reasoning, our own tastes, and our own virtues, finding a place and thereby a sanctification, in the Catholic Church”.

Read the rest here.

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