SEAL OF THE DEACON
of the Deacon is the personal seal of the Archfather.
The image is of St. Stephen the Deacon and Protomartyr,
celestial patron of the Anglican Patriarchate. St. Stephen holds
the Key of St. Peter and Sword of St. Mark, representing
the Archfather as successor to Pope Leo X and as
Custodian of the Apostolic See of St. Mark at Aquileia.
Frequently Asked Questions
About the Patriarchate
Anglican Patriarchate, Old Holy Roman Church of the English Rite is
an autonomous and semi-autocephalous Old Roman Catholic
Patriarchate with Anglican patrimony descended from the Roman Catholic See of Utrecht.
The See of Utrecht was granted autonomy from Rome by the Holy See in 1145 and has remained independent.
Modernly known as the Anglican Rite Roman Catholic Church (ARRCC), the Patriarchate is faithful
to the magisterium of eternal Rome and the eternal One, Holy, Catholic, Apostolic, and Roman Church.
While it embraces the current Roman Communion (commonly referred to as the Roman Catholic Church,
the Anglican Ordinariate, the Anglican Communion, and other Catholic and Anglican bodies as brethren,
they are not administratively bound with the ARRCC.
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