On 24. August, Oslo Catholic Diocese sent the announced complaint to the local authorities (Fylkesmannen i Oslo og Akershus) concerning the claim that OKB should pay back 40 million of the public contributions they have received. One of the leading experts on administrative law in Norway supports OKB's views.
Many of you are wondering what the bright orange lines along the labyrinthine entrance to St. Olav interim church actually mean. Pater Egil tells us that they indicate the new property boundaries as agreed with the Local Council in Trondheim.
Wednesday 26. August saw the start of a new tradition where we celebrate St. Olav and ask for his prayers. This will take place every last Wednesday of the month. Bishop Bernt Eidsvig has given the necessary permission for this new practice. Only when a feast day listed in the Missale Romanum falls on this day will exceptions be made.
Thursday 29. October is the date for the placing of the of the foundation stone for the New St. Olav Cathedral. On the same day p. Egil Mogstad will be inaugurated as parish priest of St. Olav Parish, and p. Ole Marttin Stamnestrø will be inaugurated as Vicar General for Trondheim Diocese.
"MAY THE SACRED HEART OF JESUS HAVE MERCY ON HIS SOUL". Pater Egil Mogstad reads from a headstone at Stavne Cemetery where the Commonwealth soldiers who died in central Norway during the 2 World War lie buried. The day before, after the English mass on Sunday evening, an Australian lady approached p. Egil, she had something important to share...
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To help build the new St. Olav cathedral, please use bank account number 4200 36 09736.
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