Category Archives: SSPX

ASK FATHER: Confirmation at an SSPX chapel?

From a reader…
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Thanks for all that you do on this blog. It’s been a real blessing for me and my family over the years. My question concerns confirmation. I live in a diocese where the bishop has established a “policy” … Continue reading

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SSPX Bp. Fellay about the #FilialCorrection

SSPX Superior Bp. Bernard Fellay signed the Correctio Filialis.  Libs pounced.
“OMG!”, they sneered, “The correction is so baaaad because an SSPX guy signed it!”, which you will immediately recognize as a really powerful argument.
Bp. Fellay explains why he signed.
From the site … Continue reading

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SSPX forbidden to pray at Shrine of Our Lady of Knock

I saw this, thanks to a reader.
From God does not die:
Knock and it Shall NOT be Opened to You! – SSPX Pilgrimage Group Refused Entry to Knock Shrine.
The Society of Saint Pius X annual pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Can I go with my children to SSPX Masses twice a month?

From a reader…
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Lets cut to the chase my soul is torn. I asked the Blessed Mother to save my children and give them Catholic friends (they know NONE right now) I have lived my whole life without knowing someone who … Continue reading

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Lefeverist smuggling tunnel discovered by Swiss Guards.

From the sometimes amusing Eye Of The Tiber:
The largest cross-boarder Lefeverist smuggling tunnel to date was discovered in a midnight raid earlier today by Swiss Guards.  The smugglers fled, abandoning contraband with a street value of over 3 million euros.
Smuggled goods … Continue reading

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Women religious: compare and contrast

Something at the SSPX website caught my eye.
Here is a photo from a story of the profession of vows of some sisters associated with the SSPX: “Two American Postulants Join the Consoling Sisters of the Sacred Heart in Italy”

Is it … Continue reading

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Your View From The Pew: SSPX Chapel

UPDATE:
I’ve been informed that this is not an SSPX chapel, but rather an FSSP chapel!
And yet my sentiments stand.
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I had an interesting series of texts this morning from a friend in New Jersey.
First, he sent a photo of his pew … Continue reading

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Catholic Herald on recent SSPX developments

The editorial at the beginning of this week’s print edition of the Catholic Herald, the UK’s best Catholic weekly.

 

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SSPX claims about permission from Rome to ordain priests

SSPX Bishop and Superior Bernard Fellay recently made comments in a video interview which caught my attention.
At about 15:20 listen for him to say:
“Last year, I received a letter from Rome, telling me you can freely ordain your priests without … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Do I fulfill my Sunday obligation at an Eastern or SSPX church?

From a reader…
Are SSPX Masses and Eucharist licit for Roman Catholics? This Triduum was heart-wrenching as we had the “full band” (organ, piano, guitar, drums and cymbals) playing during Holy Thursday AND Good Friday!
There is no Tridentine Mass celebrated in … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Can we go to an SSPX Mass and receive Communion?

From a reader…
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We prefer to attend Ascension Day Mass on Ascension Day whenever possible. This year, we have 2 options – drive 2 hours later in the evening with 4 young children), or attend an SSPX chapel about 30 min … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: About delegation and the proper form of SSPX marriages

From a reader…
I recently read your post regarding the recently-announced changes to the validity of marriages witnessed by SSPX priests, and I am confused. How does this change anything? Doesn’t Canon 1108 already give bishops and pastors the power to … Continue reading

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Is the SSPX in “schism”?

Some people in the media, especially liberals, when the mention the SSPX, bray that they are “schismatic”.   No matter how many times this is clarified, they bray that the SSPX is “schismatic”.
No.
When I was at the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia … Continue reading

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SSPX reaction to Pope Francis’ move on validity of marriages

In the wake of Pope Francis’ decision to have diocesan ordinaries see to validity of SSPX marriages (HERE) the SSPX issued a statement at their website (HERE)
At first the SSPX communiqué rehashes what the Holy Father did.   Then…
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The Society of Saint Pius … Continue reading

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Pope Francis provides for valid SSPX marriages

UPDATE 6 April:
I want to make a point.  Specific marriages (that is, involving real people not theoretical cases) are assumed to be valid, unless they are declared by a tribunal not to have taken place at all.  Some marriage ceremonies … Continue reading

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