"The Churches which, while not existing in perfect communion with the [Roman] Catholic Church, 

remain united to her by means of the closest bonds, that is, by apostolic succession and a

valid Eucharist, are true particular Churches."

Holy See, Dominus Iesus, 17


"This pastoral office of Peter and the other apostles belongs to the Church's very foundation and is continued by the bishops under the primacy of the Pope."

Catechism of the Catholic Church, 881

His Holiness

Pope Francis

Bishop of Rome

As a Roman Rite, yet not-Roman Catholic, Eucharistic community, we honor and pray for the Bishop of Rome at each Holy Mass, recognizing the primacy of his pastoral office in Western Christianity. We thank God for all the faithful patriarchs and bishops of the Church!


We are united, in heart, to Roman Catholicism,

and all valid Catholic expressions of Christianity,

due to our shared apostolic succession, tradition, creeds, and Holy Eucharist. We look to the Holy Father for familial relationship, encouragement, and pastoral direction, while affirming our freedom of conscience and practice, especially in matters of diversity and inclusion, for "where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom." 


"This saying is trustworthy:

whoever aspires to the office of bishop desires a noble task."

I Timothy 3:1 NAB

The Right Reverend

Steven Rosczewski

Bishop of the Southeast


"To proclaim the faith and to plant his reign, Christ sends his apostles and their successors. He gives them a share in his own mission. From him they receive the power to act in his person."

Catechism, 935


Synodal Catholic Diocese

of the Southeast


"The Church is the Temple of the

Holy Spirit. The Spirit is the soul, as it were, of the Mystical Body, the source of its life, of its unity in diversity, and of the riches

of its gifts and charisms."

Catechism, 809


Communion of 

Synodal Catholic Churches

"The Communion of Synodal Catholic Churches espouses this ancient tradition of synodalism, as

re-energized in the work of the Second Vatican Council and seeks to practice it in its life and ministry for others."

Synodal means, simply, all-embracing or inclusive of all.

It is listening to the voices of all in sacred trust and the community of faith.

Secure in our faith and Tradition we hold that all women and men are created in God's image and likeness

and that the same divine teaching on how they should live is written in every human heart.

All persons are to be treated with dignity and justice.

We understand synodal to mean that the three separate but interdependent voices of all the church,

the laity, the clergy, and the bishops, are to come together in prayer

and consultation for decision-making, for living our faith in service to others.


Under your patronage

we rake refuge Holy Mother of God;

our petitions do not despise,

but of all dangers deliver us always

glorious Virgin & Blessed.


in Mary's Chapel


Sundays, 11AM Central

Wednesday, 6PM

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