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Harry Entwistle

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Predecessor  new post
Nationality  British
Consecration  November 24, 2006
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Appointed  June 15, 2012
Name  Harry Entwistle

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Ordination  20 September 1964 (C of E) 15 June 2012 (RCC) by Timothy Costelloe (Catholic)
Born  31 May 1940 (age 75) Chorley, United Kingdom (1940-05-31)
Denomination  Roman Catholic (formerly Anglican)
Motto  Par ce signe "By this sign"
Previous post  Anglican Catholic Church in Australia

Alma mater  St Chad's College, Durham

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Harry Entwistle (born 31 May 1940) is an English-born Australian priest of the Roman Catholic Church and the first Ordinary of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern Cross.


Early life

Entwistle was born on 31 May 1940. He studied theology and for ordination at St Chad's Theological College, University of Durham.


Entwistle was ordained a priest in the Church of England Diocese of Blackburn in 1964. After various parish appointments in Lancashire, he became a prison chaplain, notably serving at HMP Wandsworth from 1981 to 1988.

He migrated to Australia in 1988 and continued his parish and prison ministry in the Diocese of Perth of the Anglican Church of Australia. He entered the Anglican Catholic Church in Australia, a member church of the Traditional Anglican Communion, in 2006. He served as Western Regional bishop of that church from 2006 to 2012.

Roman Catholic

After reception into the Roman Catholic Church and ordination as a deacon, he was ordained to the priesthood in St Mary's Cathedral, Perth on 15 June 2012. It was announced on 5 April 2013 that Pope Benedict XVI had, before his renunciation of the Petrine Office, named Entwistle a Monsignor among the Prothonotaries Apostolic.


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