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Kevin McDermott – Catholic Revert through the Anglican Ordinariate

January 23, 2018 3 Comments

Kevin McDermott grew up in the years before Vatican II, and had a deep love for the liturgy and devotions of the pre-conciliar Church.  When liturgical and doctrinal changes turned everything upside down in his parish after Vatican II, he decided he was going to remain devotionally Catholic, but not go to Mass anymore.  All the while, though, he held out hope that he’d one day find a Church that resembled the one he grew up in.  Eventually he discovered a High Anglican community, and joined it – just before Pope Benedict XVI issued his decree allowing certain Anglican parishes to join the Catholic Church and bring their liturgies along with them.  It’s a fascinating look at the fallout of the post-conciliar period, and the ramifications of Pope Benedict XVI’s Anglican Ordinariate – check it out!