The strange fate of the ‘Easter People’

The creation of Britain’s first Syro-Malabar eparchy. The spread of Oratories inspired by the charism of St Philip Neri. The revival of failing parishes by priests of the Old Rite. The foundation of a community of nuns who uphold the Magisterium by fighting abortion. The flourishing of a new school of evangelisation, bursting with energy… Continue reading The strange fate of the ‘Easter People’

The revival no one expected

Britain’s Syro-Malabar Catholics, soon to grace the city of Preston with a long-deserved cathedral, seem to be having something of a breakout moment. In June, the ordination of a deacon in Southwark diocese attracted headlines in Catholic publications across the world: Joice James Pallickamyalil is the ancient Kerala-rooted Church’s very first married deacon. (He is… Continue reading The revival no one expected