THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH

Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham in Scotland
under the patronage of Blessed John Henry Newman
The Ordinariate in Whithorn in Galloway

The Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham arrived in Galloway in the south west of Scotland with the ordination to the Diaconate of the Rev Simon Beveridge who lives with his wife, Sarah, near Whithorn.

At the moment they are in the process of transforming an old water mill into what will become a splendid home. At present Deacon Simon is assisting in the Diocese of Galloway at the invitation of Bishop William Nolan and worships in the Church of St Martin and St Ninian in Whithorn near the ruined Priory (bottom left).

On Thursday 14th December Deacon Simon will be Ordained to the Sacred Priesthood by The Right Rev William Nolan, Bishop of Galloway, in the presence of Mgr Keith Newton, Ordinary of the Personal Ordinariate, and Fr Len Black, the Ordinariate Pastor for Scotland, at 2pm in St Martin and St Ninian’s, Whithorn.
All are welcome.

How the Ordinariate will establish itself in Whithorn and Galloway will unfold in God's good time. Meanwhile for further information please contact Deacon Simon - whithorn@ordinariate.org.uk.

The First Ordinariate Mass in Whithorn will be
the Ordination Mass at 2pm on Thursday 14th December
in St Martin and St Ninian’s, Whithorn


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