The Anglican Use Blog has news of two new AU groups forming in the state of Pennsylvania.
For those in the Lehigh Valley comes this piece from the newsletter of the St. Thomas More Society in Scranton, PA:
Just last evening I received a telephone call from Msgr. Francis Nave, Pastor of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Bath, Northampton County, in the Diocese of Allentown. Msgr. Nave was appointed by Bishop John Barres, Bishop of Allentown, as his liaison to the group of Anglicans from the Lehigh Valley that the St. Thomas More Society has been aiding in their desire to be reconciled to Holy Mother Church. Msgr. Nave informed me that the bishop has granted permission for the group to be catechized together, with the intention that they would be reconciled to the Church at the Easter Vigil next year, April 23, 2011. Thus, catechism classes will begin as soon as possible, and for this reason an organizational meeting will be held at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 210 E. Northampton St., Bath, this Sunday afternoon at 4PM.
From Bucks County, Mr. Michael La Rue, K.M., sends notice of a new group forming in Holland, PA:
I am glad to announce that we will be beginning weekly Evensong according to the Anglican Use on Sunday, October 24 at 5 p.m. at St. Bede's Catholic Church in Holland, Pennsylvania. If you are interesting in singing, or otherwise helping out (and there is a lot to be done), please let me know.
If you have any questions, please call me, Michael LaRue, K.M. at (215) 369-2868. The site for St. Bede's, including location, is here: http://www.st-bede.org/. Many thanks to Cardinal Rigali, Msgr. Marine, and the Office of Worship, for helping us get this off the ground.
(The Bucks County group already has a page established at The Anglo-Catholic's Groups of Anglicans forum.)
Please tell any friends you have in these areas about these new groups, support them with your prayers, and also say a prayer of thanks for the support of Cardinal Rigali and Bishop Barres.
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