Half of congregation follow ‘amazed’ Vicar

22 03 2011

The following article about the London (South) Ordinariate Group appears on the website of the South London Press

Church of England flock turns Catholic

Half of congregation follow ‘amazed’ Vicar

A VICAR and half his congregation are leaving their church to become Catholics.

Father Christopher Pearson of St Agnes’s CofE Church in Kennington is leading a group of around 45 people into a new haven created by the Vatican for Anglican traditionalists.

He and his flock joined parishioners at St Wilfrid’s RC Church in Lorrimore Road for Ash Wednesday Mass last week.

It marked the start of a journey that will end with them being received into the Catholic Church just before Easter.

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