Catholic priest’s funeral Mass to be in Anglican church

The funeral Mass of an English Catholic priest is to be celebrated in an Anglican church in recognition of the work he did to bring Christians together.

Canon Brian O’Sullivan of Arundel and Brighton diocese died on August 21.

The Anglican Bishop of Chichester, Dr Martin Warner, has approved the unusual funeral move in recognition of Canon O’Sullivan’s “commitment to life in Christian unity”.

A vigil Mass will be celebrated in the Catholic Christ the King Church in Steyning on September 7, with the funeral Mass at the Anglican parish of St Andrew and St Cuthman the next day.

Continue reading

Additional reading

News category: News Shorts.

Tags: , , ,