OCAC Europe
Rt Revd Louise Lombard - De Jonge Ritus
Bishop Louise Lombard - OCAC & De Jonge RitusBishop Louise is Bishop of De Jonge Ritus, an ordinariate within OCAC. De Jonge Ritus is derived from the Young Rite, a group which have made a significant contribution to liberal catholicism.  Bishop Louise also serves as Bishop Ordinary of the Diocese of Europe. Ordained by Bishop Johannes van Alphen and others including Bishop Alistair Bate, +Louise has 'LCAC' on her ordination certificate and has always been close to our work. Later consecrated by Bishop Markus van Alphen, she has attended many of our events and has prayed and supported the work for some years.

+Louise entered the minor orders in the VKK (Liberal catholic Church) serving in Amsterdam and Naarden. She studied theology at NPB (Dutch Liberal Protestants) and became pastor, specialising in searching for missing persons.

Arms of Bishop Louise LombardDe Jonge Ritus follow their own charism and outlook (which is very similar to ours) whilst serving in OCAC.