If you are interested in becoming a member of the parish, seeking religious life within the Priestly College of the Holy Family or simply have some questions/concerns, please fill out the form below and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible.
Additionally, you can copy the information from this form in a notecard and send it to Eric Westwood (g0west Resident) and we will be in touch shortly.
Frequently Asked Questions
Question: Do I need to be Anglican-Catholic to join the Church or the College?
Answer: You do not need to be Anglican-Catholic in any way shape or form to join the Church of the Holy Family as a parishioner or to begin training as a priest in the Priestly College of the Holy Family. In fact you do not even need to be Christian or even believe in God at all (although we are certain it would help). All you need to do is agree to be respectful of those around you and their beliefs and that if you decide to become a priest you adhere to the standards and rites of ceremonies.
Q: Do I need to be a Christian to join the Church or the College?
A: See the above answer for more detail, but the short answer is no.
Q: If I want to become a Christian or an Anglican-Catholic can you help me?
A: We can certainly point you in the right direction. But remember that becoming a Christian, including an Anglican-Catholic, means undergoing a Sacrament (Baptism) and we do not do Sacraments in Second Life at the Church or within the College. But you will certainly be welcomed into the community with a prayer rite should you choose a formal commitment of that sort.
Q: Can women become priests?
A: We are an Anglican church and from the Roman Catholic perspective a protestant church and we do permit women to become priests. We also do not prohibit priesthood to any based on sexual orientation or preference.
Q: Can priests in the College get married?
A: You can be married and be a priest in the College without issue. If you are already married before joining we ask that you first join the Church and that you and your wife/husband get to know the community and the leaders prior to applying to the College. Nothing prohibits you from becoming a priest if you are already married but we ask for a period of reflection and relationship building.
Q: Are furries allowed in your Church?
A: We do not limit who can and who cannot visit or join the Church based on any grounds. All we ask is that you are respectful. We are open to all people of good will and that means a person who is here with a charitable intention. In terms of joining the College, we have not yet had any applications but we are certainly not opposed to the idea.
Q: Do you marry people or conduct ceremonies?
A: At this time we are not conducting any formal ceremonies. When you join the Church you will be given more information from that point.
Q: I am queer, can I come to your Church and join your College?
A: I cannot stress this enough– we welcome all people of good will. No one here will cares about what is inside your pants or what you decide to put it into. All we ask is that you are respectful of the grounds and other people. A slight word on the social issues; we are radical as Christ is radical in His teachings on love and acceptance– we really shouldn’t need to say any more on that subject for anything else.
Q: Can I come to you for Confession?
A: Confession is a Sacrament of the Church and therefore is not administered in any way at the Church or by members of the College. If you are having troubles and would like to speak with a priest that can be arranged without hesitation– contact Father Eric Westwood in-world.
Q: Does it cost anything to join the Church or the College?
A: It does not cost anything. You are encouraged (but certainly not pestered) to donate in order to keep the Church operating but there are no expected costs. Donations also help support our various charities.