Old Catholic Apostolic Church


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There are many people from our history who have made a significant contribution to our work. They deserve to be saints. We acknowledge them here, although this list cannot hope to be completely comprehensive: Ex-Officio.

The College of Bishops

The College of Bishops is made up of senior bishops and bishops of national churches. Tasked with leading their national churches and overseeing the church as a communion, and advising the Patriarch. Each are in successions which lead back to the original Apostles, and are empowered by what Christ has done on the cross for us: each sinners saved by the Perfect Sacrifice.

The Rt. Revd. Adrian Glover OCR, OSJ - Mar Trimlett
Bishop of Dumnonia & Wessex.  Patriarch of OCAC Worldwide. Also Pastor General of the Cross-Denominational Mission and General Secretary of the Independent Catholic Churches Council. 

The Rt. Revd. Bridget Wilson-Hall - Mar Anne-Line

Bishop of Northumbria & Rheged (North England) & ad tempus Fortriu & Dalriada (Scotland)

The Very Revd. Fr. Rob Shepherd VG.
Ordinary of Mercia & Anglia. Vicar General for the UK church.

The Rt. Revd. Emmanuel K. Mensah
Bishop of the African Nations, Old Catholic Apostolic Church & Liberal Catholic Apostolic Church

The Rt. Revd. Louise Lombard - De Jonge Ritus
Bishop of De Jonge Ritus - an ordinariate within OCAC of the Young Rite tradition. Also Bishop Ordinary of our Diocese of Europe.

The Rt. Revd. Msgr. Jean Ndewel
Leads the Fathers Stevennistes Province OCAC. Msgr Jean is also a Bishop in OCAC Africa and the Stevennistes community, they serve God and OCAC by prayer and pastoral action.

Bishop-elect Allen Jones VG
The Very Revd. Allen Jones is Vicar General of OCAC Canada, OCAC United States and ad tempus Mexico.

Associated Clergy

Associated clergy are to be found in the following Fellowship, Churches and Order:
The Independent Liberal Catholic Fellowship
Free Catholic Archdiocese of the Holy Spirit
The Restored Catholic Church

The Catholic Apostolic Church of Antioch 
The Cross Denominational Mission
The following bishops are part of other churches, but their help is greatly valued:
The Late Rt. Revd. Mark Leavell (of blessed memory), Free Catholic Bishop in the United States.
The Rt. Revd. Mark Elliott Newman, Presiding Bishop of the Catholic Apostolic Church of Antioch in the United States.
The Rt. Revd. Dr. Leon Hunt, Presiding Bishop of the Catholic Apostolic Church of Antioch in the UK.

The clergy of churches which are members of The Independent Catholic Churches Council are also Associated Clergy.