Thursday, December 09, 2004

Canons Regular of the New Jerusalem

The Canons Regular of the New Jerusalem have a new website here showcasing their new location in the Archdiocese of St. Louis. The canons are a new order using the traditional Roman Rite. The founder, Dom Daniel Oppenheimer, was one of the early members of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter. He received the permission of his superiors to found this new community and spent a year with the Norbertine canons of St. Michael's in Orange, California, in formation learning the spirituality and ethos of a canon. I was able to meet him at St. Mary's two or three years ago and was quite impressed. He has ambitious plans and the spirit to carry them out. God's blessing on the undertaking.