Anglican Catholic Church

Bishop celebrates 5th Anniversary

Bishop Damien Mead celebrates the 5th anniversary of his consecration as a bishop in the Church of God on 20th September 2013.
The Parishes and Missions are asked to remember him in their Mass Intentions on or near the date using the following propers:

ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE CONSECRATION OR ENTHRONEMENT OF A BISHOP

Collect
O God, the pastor and ruler of all the faithful, mercifully look upon thy servant Damien, whom thou hast chosen to be the pastor and ruler of the Church in this Diocese: grant unto him, we beseech thee, to be in word and conversation a wholesome example to the people committed to his charge; that he with them may attain at last to the crown of everlasting
life. Through...

Secret
We beseech thee, O Lord, mercifully to accept these our oblations: grant unto Damien, thy servant, that like as thou hast chosen him to be pastor and ruler of the Church in this Diocese; so he may be governed evermore by thy defence. Through...

Postcommunion
Defend us, O Lord, we beseech thee, who have here received these heavenly mysteries: and grant that thy servant Damien, whom thou hast chosen to be pastor and ruler of the Church in this Diocese; together with the flock committed to his charge, may thereby be preserved and strengthened against all adversities. Through...