Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Religious Sheds Week: The Priory Chapel And Cathedral Church Of Our Lady

Continuing this week's religious theme, another new entry for this year's Shed of the Year competition is the Priory Chapel of the Congregation of Brothers of the Merciful Love of God (and also the Cathedral Church of the Bishop of the Ecumenical Catholic Church UK).

A private place of worship in a domestic home in Portsmouth, the Priest Administrator is Fr Julian Kent, CFMD, ordained in the Anglican Church of Australia and now incardinated into the United Ecumenical Catholic Church, UK Diocese. Full sung services are celebrated regularly, usually traditional in style and according to the English Missal and the Book of Common Prayer (1662), typically Solemn Mass and Solemn Evening Prayer with Benediction, at which attendance is by personal invitation. 

As well as the daily Mass, the Parish Mass is offered here on the 2nd, 4th and 5th Sundays of the month. Other sacraments and services may be arranged by request, including Baptism, Confirmation (by consultation with the bishop), Confessions (Sacrament of Reconciliation), Requiem Mass, Funerals, home/hospital visits, home Communion, Holy Anointing, prayers for particular need or thanksgiving. 

It was originally built as a garage and converted in 2012. The Rood Screen was built from parts of the 19th century former organ case from New College, Oxford. Now, it can seat up to 20 people, including the Bishop on his throne.  Lots more photos, including the conversion work, at the Priory Chapel's Facebook page. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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