Parish of St James's, Harrow Hill, looking to the future after split

THE church, in Albert Hill, was torn apart when a significant number of its congregation left earlier this year.

Dozens of members of the congregation, as well as their vicar, Father Ian Grieves, left to join the Ordinariate, a structure within the Roman Catholic Church that allows former Anglicans to join but retain elements of their Anglican tradition.

Early last year, it became clear that a significant number of parishioners at the church, which was built in the 1870s, wanted to join the Roman Catholic Ordinariate….

The result was an inevitable, but amicable, split.

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