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 Communion News

[19 - Nov- 2021] The Convergent Christian Communion welcomes a new Aspirant for Holy Orders!

 

We welcome Aspirant James McAlister to our Communion and the Connexion of St. Augustine of Canterbury. 

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[04 - Nov- 2021] The Convergent Christian Communion welcomes a new Aspirant for Holy Orders!

 

We welcome Aspirant Mallory Bolduc O'Neil to our Communion and the Connexion of St. Martin de Porres. 

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[29 - October- 2021] The Convergent Christian Communion welcomes a new Aspirant for Holy Orders!

 

We welcome Aspirant Uriel Patrick Joan (Dustin Kennedy) to our Communion and the Connexion of St. Martin de Porres. 

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[23 - Oct - 2021] Aspirant to Holy Orders Ordained to the Diaconate.

The Right Reverend Rebecca Pierce, Ordinary of the Connexion of the Prince of Peace, ordained Steven Kenneth Pierce to the Sacred Order of Deacons at Prince of Peace Convergent Catholic Ministries in El Dorado Springs, Mo.

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[03 - Oct - 2021] The Presiding Bishop made an episcopal visit to Dallas.

The Most Reverend John Gregory (Kenny von Folmar), Presiding Bishop of the Convergent Christian Communion and Ordinary of the Connexion of Saint John Chrysostom, made his first episcopal visit to Dallas, Tx.  During his visit he spent time with the Parish Leadership of Prodigal Son Orthodox Catholic Church and the Monastic Community of St. Brigid of Ireland. 

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[14 - Sept - 2021] The latest issue of Extraordinary Catholics is ready.

 

It is with great joy, that the Most Reverend John Gregory (Kenny von Folmar) announces the appointment of the Reverend Father Basil (James) Miller as Archpriest of the Connexion of Saint John Chrysostom - Eastern Rite.


In his new role, Fr. Basil will assist with the administration and formation of the Eastern Rite Connexion, while the Bishop retains all the sacramental roles and responsibilities.

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[14 - Sept- 2021] The Holy Cross Edition of the Communion Communique is now available!

 

Check out the latest Communion Communique todayThe Communion Communiqué is your one stop shop for the latest news in the Convergent Christian Communion. 

 

This Communiqué will be distributed during the Ember Days of the Liturgical Year.  
 

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[31 - Aug - 2021] The latest issue of Extraordinary Catholics is ready.

 

In the latest issue of Extraordinary Catholics! our own Father Kevin Daugherty (Communion Secretary-Treasurer) introduces our friends and fellow independent Catholics to the concept of new monasticism. Additionally, our Communion Partners the Catholic Apostolic Church of Antioch have a featurette as well!

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[19 - July - 2021] The Convergent Christian Communion welcomes Deacon Maximus!

 

We welcome Father Deacon Maximus (Christopher Kennedy) our Communion and the newly formed Eastern Right Connexion!

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[05 - July - 2021] The Convergent Christian Communion welcomes two new members!

 

We welcome Father Basil (James Miller) and Reader Max (Davi Hayes) to our Communion and the newly formed Eastern Right Connexion!

[05 - July - 2021] The Convergent Christian Communion welcomes Eastern Rite Christians!

 

In recent times, the Holy Spirit has moved Eastern Rite Christians to petition to be received into full Catholic communion with the Convergent Christian Communion.  It is therefore our great privilege and honor to announce the formation of an Eastern Rite Connexion within the Convergent Christian Communion.

 

This Connexion will become a hub for Eastern Rite Christians that desire full participation in our communion yet wish to retain their Eastern traditions and customs.  This Connexion represents an opportunity for further enrichment of our Communion as the traditions of the East are celebrated under our Episcopal Protection. In paragraph 54 of his encyclical “Ut Unum Sint,” the former Bishop of Rome, John Paul II, wrote that “the Church must breathe with her two lungs,” referring to East and West; today the Convergent Christian begins to breathe with both lungs.  


In light of our ecclesiological principles, this Connexion is erected as a non-territorial network within our Communion with the Presiding Bishop serving as Ordinary to its members.

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[22 - June - 2021] Introducing the Convergence Movement and Convergent Catholicism

 

In the latest issue of Extraordinary Catholics! our own Father Kevin Daugherty (Communion Secretary-Treasurer) introduces our friends and fellow independent Catholics to an oft overlooked portion of the independent catholic movement - Convergent Christianity/Catholicism. 

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[19 - June - 2021] Presiding Bishop Kenny von Folmar, participated in an Ecumenical Chrism Mass

In addition to the CCC we had clergy from the Catholic Apostolic Church of Antioch, the Society of Christ the King, the Liberal Catholic Church International and the National Catholic Church of North America. 

Top (left to right): Bishop Michael Talbot (CACoA), Presiding Bishop Leonard Walker (NCCNA), Presiding Bishop Mark Newman (CACoA), Bishop Marc Morales del Castillo (SCR)


Front (left to right): Deacon Richard Brown (NCCNA), Bishop Linda Rounds-Nichols (CACoA), Presiding Bishop Celia Jose (LCCI), Presiding Bishop Kenny von Folmar (C.C.C).

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[12 - June - 2021] Announcing the location and date of the Fifth General Assembly of the C.C.C.

The Fifth General Assembly of the Convergent Christian Communion shall convene in Phoenix, Arizona on Friday, November 11, 2022. The Reverend Canon Tommy Artist is hereby appointed Canon Convenor for the purpose of organizing the General Assembly Schedule.

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