Confraternity of Catholic Clergy


In response to Pope Benedict XVI’s ‘Year for Priests’, and on the Memoria of St Paul of the Cross* (19th October 2010), Priests of various southern dioceses, with the good wishes and encouragement of others from elsewhere in Britain, voted unanimously to found the British Province of the Confraternity of Catholic Clergy for the sanctification and support of Priests, and in promotion of authentic Priestly life, holiness and mission by

Fidelity          Formation          Fraternity



* St Paul of the Cross prayed for the conversion of England and founded the Passionists, whose Blessed Dominic Barbari greatly influenced Blessed John Henry Newman, and Received him into the Church. The British Province of the Confraternity was founded in direct response to Pope Benedict’s ‘Year for Priests’, his State Visit to Britain, and his Beatification of Blessed John Henry Newman.

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Next talk for the Midlands District

Thursday 29 November  2018

On Thursday 29 November there will be a meeting of the Confraternity of Catholic Clergy taking place in Nottingham.  The meeting is to take place at the Parish Church of Saint Paul, Lenton. The speaker for this meeting is Fr John Hemer MHM.

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Next talk for the London District

Thursday 6 December  2018

The next London meeting, will be on Thursday 6 December. Our speaker will be George Weigel. He has chosen as his topic: “The Irony of Modern Catholic History”. This is the title of his next book on the interaction of Catholicism and modernity.

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