From a variety of official sources, here are some basic statistics about the Ordinariate:
795 candidates for the Ordinariate were present at Rite of Election services in 2011.
61 former Anglican clergy are hoping to be ordained for the Ordinariate this year.
The area covered by the Diocese of Brentwood has the largest proportion of the Ordinariate (240).
16.8% of those entering the Catholic Church in England & Wales this year are joining the Personal Ordinariate.
Compared to dioceses, the Ordinariate is the second largest source for new Catholics in England & Wales this year.
In the area covered by Plymouth Diocese, the Ordinariate is responsible for 42.9% of new Catholics.
There is an Ordinariate presence in 12 out of the 22 dioceses in England & Wales (c. 54%).
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
From the Ordinariate Portal:
Posted by Fr Ray Blake