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Who we are
The Nordic Catholic Church was established in Norway in 2000 under the auspices of the Polish National Catholic Church (PNCC). We are an Old Catholic Church and, since July 2011, Member Church of the Union of Scranton.
The Nordic Catholic Church presently has parishes and communities in Norway, Sweden, Germany, Hungary, UK, France and Italy.
Bishop Roald Nikolai Flemestad remains Bishop Delegate of the Union of Scranton for Europe also after the transfer of the Nordic Catholic Diocese of Scandinavia to his successor Bishop-Elect Ottar Mikael Myrseth. He will then continue to give episcopal oversight to the work and mission of the Nordic Catholic Church in Continental Europe and the United Kingdom.
The Bishop's Seal and Motto
Per timorem Domini et
sancti Spiritus consolationem.
The Bishop's Calendar
Due to the restrictions in connection with the Covid-19 pandemic activities requiring travels outside Norway are on hold until further notice.
Meetings and Events 2021 – NCC Europe
Online Annual General Meeting of the German NCC Administration – Jahreshauptversammlung des Martinuswerks.
New date: 3 May
The Union of Scranton International Catholic Bishops Conference (ICBC) – via Zoom conferencing
Mainz Conference II. The program will be communicated later.
September / November
Consecration and installation of new bishop for NCC Scandinavia:
Due to the development of the Covid-19 pandemic the consecration and installation scheduled in May has been cancelled. Next possible dates considered in order to take into account the pandemic situation on both sides of the Atlantic are:
Mid September (week 37) – or alternatively mid November (week 45).