CBCEW: 900 laity and 66 clergy for the Ordinariate

15 03 2011

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England & Wales has published the following:

More than 4700 people gathered in Cathedrals across England and Wales this weekend (12th and 13th March ) as part of their preparation to be received into the Catholic Church.

It is estimated that around 900 of those people will be received into the Catholic Church and registered as members of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham during Holy Week; this includes 61 former Anglican clergy in addition to the five who have already been ordained as Catholic priests.