Apostolic Successions of ACPT extended by APA

The origin and history of the Apostolic Successions of the Anglican Church in the Philippines (Traditional), Incorporated extended by the Anglican Province of America.

1. For Bishop Pillai, bishop of a body called the 'Indian Orthodox Church,' a jurisdiction affiliated with the 'Catholicate of the West' of Bishop de Willmott Newman, before joining the American Episcopal Church:

A. The Old Catholic Succession of the Church of Utrecht.

Hugh George de Willmott Newman , Mar Georgius, Patriarch of Glastonbury, Catholicos of the West, assisted by John Sebastian Marlow Ward and William John Eaton Jeffrey, on 25th August 1945 consecrated sub conditione at the Cathedral of Christ the King, New Barnet
Joseph K. Chengalvaroyan Chittoor Pillai , Mar James, Archbishop of India and Exarch of the Catholicate of the West and the Indian Orthodox Church and 1st Bishop Primus of the American Episcopal Church, who on 29 th December 1968 at Cincinnati, Ohio consecrated
James Hardin George, Junior, 2nd Bishop Primus of the American Episcopal Church, who on 11th February 1970 , consecrated
Anthony Forbes Moreton Clavier , 3rd Bishop Primus of the American Episcopal Church, who on 26th March 1976 consecrated Walter Howard Grundorf, Bishop Suffragan of the Diocese of the Eastern United States.

B. The Syrian Orthodox Succession of the Patriarchate of Antioch:

Benjamin Charles Harris, Bishop of Essex, consecrated in the line of Mar Ignatius Peter III (Mar Bedros), Bishop of Emesa (Homs) and later Syrian Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch, who consecrated on 2nd June 1866 at Homs, Syria
Julius Ferrete , Mar Julius, Bishop of Iona and Patriarchal Legate for Western Europe --
on
17th November 1944 Bishop Harris consecrated
Joseph K. Chengalvaroyan Chittoor Pillai , Mar James, Metropolitan Archbishop of India and Exarch of the Catholicate of the West and the Indian Orthodox Church and 1st Bishop Primus of the American Episcopal Church, who on 29th December 1968 at Cincinnati, Ohio consecrated
James Hardin George, Junior , 2nd Bishop Primus of the American Episcopal Church, who on 11th February 1970 , consecrated
Anthony Forbes Moreton Clavier , 3rd Bishop Primus of the American Episcopal Church, who on 26th March 1976 consecrated
Walter Howard Grundorf , Bishop Suffragan of the Diocese of the Eastern United States .

2. The Philippine Independent Catholic Church line:

Francisco J. Pagtakhan de Jesus, Bishop Secretary for Missions and Ecumenical Affairs and sometime Bishop of Oriental and Occidental Negros Island, an official representative of the Philippine Independent Church, who, with Sergio Mondala and Lope Rosete, Bishops of the IFI, on 26th September 1981 at the Church of Jesus the Nazarene in San Diego, California consecrated sub conditione according to the Anglican rite, Anthony Forbes Moreton Clavier and Walter Howard Grundorf to the Sacred Order of Bishops.

3. The Conditional Consecration by Bishops of the Anglican Communion:

On 3rd October 1991, at the Conference on Anglican Unity held at Deerfield Beach, Florida, Robert William Stanley Mercer, CR, sometime 4th Bishop Ordinary of the Diocese of Matabeleland in the Province of Central Africa and 3rd Bishop Ordinary of the Anglican Catholic Church of Canada, Robert Herbert Mize, Junior, sometime 6th Bishop Ordinary of Damaraland (now the Diocese of Namibia) in the Church of the Province of Southern Africa, sometime Assistant Bishop of Matabeleland and Assistant Bishop of San Joaquin, and Charles Francis Boynton, sometime Bishop Suffragan of New York and 3rd Missionary Bishop of Puerto Rico, the 442nd Bishop of the American Succession, consecrated sub conditione the Most Reverend Anthony Forbes Moreton Clavier and the Most Reverend Walter Howard Grundorf to the Sacred Order of Bishops. On 1st and 2nd October 1991, successively, Bishop CF Boynton, in anticipation of conditional consecration, ordained sub conditione Bishop Clavier and Bishop Grundorf to the Sacred Order of Deacons and to the Sacred Order of Priests according to the Anglican rite.

On 26th of March 2000 at St. Barnabas Anglican Church in the City of Shoreline, County of Ring in the State of Washington, the Most Reverend Walter Howard Grundorf, Presiding Bishop of Anglican Province of America (Diocese of the East), with Rt. Revs. Richard John Boyce and John Matthew Hammers consecrated Frederick Luis M. Belmonte to the Episcopate for the Anglican Church in the Philippines (Traditional) Inc.

Courtesy of The Reverend Canon Chandler HolderJones,SSC
Rector of St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Dunwoody, Georgia USA

Special thanks to:
The Most Reverend Walter Howard Grundorf
Rt. Rev. John Matthew Hammers
Rt. Rev. Richard John Boyce
who generously extended their Apostolic lines to the Most Rev. Frederick Luis M. Belmonte, Presiding Bishop of ACPT