Vicar General, Jason Scot Van Lieshout OPI
Sacred Order of Bishops
Progressive Catholic Church.
Ordination to the Sacred Order of Deacons of
MANDATE FOR EPISCOPAL CONSECRATION
IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER, AND OF THE SON, AND OF THE HOLY SPIRIT. AMEN.
To the faithful in Jesus Christ throughout the world, Greetings
Be it known to all by these Presents that we,
The Right Reverend A. Edmund N. Cass, CFS
By Divine Permissions, Presiding Bishop of the Progressive Catholic Church Having received notice that the Venerable Vicar General, Jason Scot Van Lieshout has been duly and legitimately elected as Auxiliary Bishop of the Progressive Catholic Church in the United States in accordance with the Constitutions and Canons of the Progressive Catholic Church, the said election having been ratified by a majority of the Council of Bishops of the Progressive Catholic Church.
After due reflection and prayer and in humble obedience to the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, we have determined, in accordance with the ancient tradition of the Catholic faith and practice that to meet the needs of the Progressive Catholic Church in the United States, it is necessary to raise to the Sacred Order of Bishops in the Church of God, our well-beloved Priest and Brother:
VENERABLE VICAR GENERAL JASON SCOT VAN LEISHOUT
Now, therefore, we do authorize the consecration of Reverend Father Jason Scot Van Leishout to the Episcopate.
The Apostolic Mandate is issued under the Authority of the Council of Bishops of the Progressive Catholic Church in witness, where we have our Primatial hand and seal.
Given at Little Portion Friary, Greenville, South Carolina, this 9th Day of December, in the year of our Lord 2016
Please join Presiding Bishop A. Edmund Cass, CFS and the Consecration party as we Ordain the Venerable Friar Jason Scot Van Leishout to the Holy Order of Bishops. The Sacred Event will be followed by a reception for all.
Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 2:00 PM in the Afternoon
Our Venu: St. Mark United Methodist Church, San Souci District, 306 N Franklin Rd Greenville, South Carolina 29609
Our Reception will be catered by The Hungry Drover, a local favorite
“Local Farm Fresh Foods, Local Dairy, Local Artisans and BBQ. Features a menu that has a southern influence, with daily specials of soup, a seasonal featured deep dish, and BBQ.”