Click here to view the March 2019 issue of The Portal on our sister community’s website. Members of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham in the United Kingdom publish The Portal monthly.

It features news and comment, events, personalities, Catholic teaching, letters, features, Catholic and Anglican history as well as news from Ordinariate missions around the UK.


This edition includes:

  • Portal Comment: “Is the age of Catholic persecution over?,” a reflection by Will Burton
  • “Why are there so few on the bridge?,” Joanna Bogle asks some uncomfortable questions 
  • “Delaying Tactics” by Snapdragon
  • “Mgr Edwin Ronald Barnes RIP” by Mgr Andrew Burnham
  • “One priest’s story,” Jackie Ottaway and Ronald Crane  meet Fr Matthew Pittam
  • “Catholics and Brexit” by Fr Ashley Beck
  • Thoughts on Newman, “In gratitude” by Revd Dr Stephen Morgan
  • Anglican News: “CofE February General Synod” by The Revd Paul Benfield
  • “Our Lady of the Assumption and Saint Gregory, Warwick Street, London,” a visit by  Jackie Ottaway and Ronald Crane
  • News from the Ordinariate around the UK
  • “Building up the Kingdom” by Julia Beacroft
  • Aid to the Church in Need: “Education is of ‘prime importance’ for the Church in Pakistan” by Josué Villalón
  • “The Free John Ryan Exhibition and Display” by Jackie Ottaway and Ronald Crane
  • “Poems and Hymns by Brian Alvan Gill,” reviewed by Fr Simon Ellis
  • “…seek thou this soul of mine” by Fr Michael Halsall
  • “Ordinariate Clergy Retreat”