Military Ordinariate of

Bishopric of the Forces in Great Britain

England England, Scotland Scotland, Wales Wales

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Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Military Ordinariate Military Ordinariate

Name: Bishopric of the Forces in Great Britain (English) / Gran Bretagna (Italiano) / Great Britain

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Our Lady of Walsingham (September 24), (none) Josรฉ Saraiva Martins (April 23)

Liturgical Calendar (National) ๐Ÿ“…

History

Contact Info

Address: Bishopric of the Forces, Wellington House, St. Omer Barracks, Thornhill Rd., Aldershot Hants GU11 2BG, England

Phone: (01252)348.234

Present Prelates

Military Ordinary (2018.07.09 โ€“ ...):Bishop Paul James Mason (61)Bishop Paul James Mason (61)

Ordinaries

Military Ordinaries of Bishopric of the Forces in Great Britain (Roman Rite)

Bishop Paul James Mason (61)Bishop Paul James Mason (61)
(2018.07.09 โ€“ ...)

Military Ordinary of Great Britain (England)

Born:1962.11.06 (North Shields, England)
Ordained Priest:1998.07.25
Consecrated Bishop:2016.05.31

Priest of Southwark (England) (1998.07.25 โ€“ 2016.04.23)

Titular Bishop of Skรกlholt (2016.04.23 โ€“ 2018.07.09)

Auxiliary Bishop of Southwark (England) (2016.04.23 โ€“ 2018.07.09)

Military Ordinary of Great Britain (England) (2018.07.09 โ€“ ...)

Bishop Charles Phillip Richard Moth (65)Bishop Charles Phillip Richard Moth (65)
(2009.07.25 โ€“ 2015.03.21)

Bishop of Arundel and Brighton (England)

Pax et gaudium in Domino

Born:1958.07.08 (Chingola, Zambia)
Ordained Priest:1982.07.03
Consecrated Bishop:2009.09.29

Priest of Southwark (England) (1982.07.03 โ€“ 2009.07.25)

Military Ordinary of Great Britain (England) (2009.07.25 โ€“ 2015.03.21)

Bishop of Arundel and Brighton (England) (2015.03.21 โ€“ ...)

Bishop Thomas Matthew Burns, S.M. (79)Bishop Thomas Matthew Burns, S.M. (79)
(2002.05.24 โ€“ 2008.10.16)

Bishop emeritus of Menevia (Wales)

Non ministrari sed ministrare

Born:1944.06.03 (Belfast, Antrim, Northern Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1971.12.16
Consecrated Bishop:2002.06.18

Military Ordinary of Great Britain (England) (2002.05.24 โ€“ 2008.10.16)

Bishop of Menevia (Wales) (2008.10.16 โ€“ 2019.07.11)

Bishop Francis Joseph Walmsley
(1986.07.21 โ€“ 2002.05.24)

Born:1926.11.09 (England)
Ordained Priest:1953.05.30
Consecrated Bishop:1979.02.22
Died:2017.12.26 (โ€  91)

Military Vicar of Great Britain (England) (1979.01.08 โ€“ 1986.07.21)

Titular Bishop of Tamalluma (1979.01.08 โ€“ 1998.03.07)

Military Ordinary of Great Britain (England) (1986.07.21 โ€“ 2002.05.24)

Military Vicars of Great Britain (Roman Rite)

Bishop Francis Joseph Walmsley
(1979.01.08 โ€“ 1986.07.21)

(see above)

Bishop Gerard William Tickle
(1963.10.12 โ€“ 1978.04.24)

Born:1909.11.02 (England)
Ordained Priest:1934.10.28
Consecrated Bishop:1963.12.01
Died:1994.09.14 (โ€  84)

Military Vicar of Great Britain (England) (1963.10.12 โ€“ 1978.04.24)

Titular Bishop of Bela (1963.10.12 โ€“ 1994.09.14)

Archbishop David Mathew
(1954.04.16 โ€“ 1963.03.23)

Born:1902.01.15 (England)
Ordained Priest:1923.06.25
Consecrated Bishop:1938.12.21
Died:1975.12.12 (โ€  73)

Titular Bishop of ร†liรฆ (1938.12.03 โ€“ 1946.02.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster (England) (1938.12.03 โ€“ 1946.02.20)

Apostolic Delegate to British East and West Africa (1946.02.20 โ€“ 1953)

Titular Archbishop of Apamea in Bithynia (1946.02.20 โ€“ 1975.12.12)

Military Vicar of Great Britain (England) (1954.04.16 โ€“ 1963.03.23)

Bishop James Dey
(1935.04.13 โ€“ 1946.05.08)

Born:1869.10.14 (England)
Ordained Priest:1894.02.17
Consecrated Bishop:1935.06.02
Died:1946.05.08 (โ€  76)

Titular Bishop of Sebastopolis in Armenia (1935.04.13 โ€“ 1946.05.08)

Military Vicar of Great Britain (England) (1935.04.13 โ€“ 1946.05.08)

Bishop William Keatinge
(1917.10.30 โ€“ 1934.02.21)

Born:1869.08.01 (England)
Ordained Priest:1893.05.27
Consecrated Bishop:1918.02.25
Died:1934.02.21 (โ€  64)

Titular Bishop of Metellopolis (1917.10.30 โ€“ 1934.02.21)

Military Vicar of Great Britain (England) (1917.10.30 โ€“ 1934.02.21)

Special Churches

Statistics (2013.12.31)

Personnel: 25 priests (23 diocesan, 2 religious), 2 deacons, 2 religious (2 brothers)

Priests

Deacons

Religious

Last updated on 2024.05.29

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