Tag Archives: FSSP

FSSP Instructional DVD for the TLM – reminder

I was sorting through some things around my cluttered work area and came up the instructional DVD prepared by the Fraternity of St. Peter to help seminarians and priests learn how to say Holy Mass in the Extraordinary Form.
I reviewed … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Mortal sin to join SSPX third order?

From a reader:
I have a question about becoming a 3rd Order member with the SSPX. Would it put me into mortal sin to become a member? I have not attended their Mass on general orders from Pope Benedict XVI though … Continue reading

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Dallas, TX: A new church for the old Mass. Fr. Z rants.

Here are some excerpts from a brick by brick success story in Dallas.  From dallasnews.com:
Dallas Diocese’s only Latin Mass church, Mater Dei, celebrates opening of Irving sanctuary
By SAM HODGES / The Dallas Morning News
samhodges@dallasnews.com
Jack Schmidt converted to Catholicism about a … Continue reading

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A few musings about Card. Levada’s homily in Nebraska

I am listening to Card. Levada’s homily at the consecration of the new FSSP chapel in Nebraska.
A few things popped out at me.
First, I think it very interesting that he mentioned Anglicanorum coetibus in this talk.
The Cardinal, Prefect of the … Continue reading

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Literally brick by brick: the new FSSP chapel

Your the Brick by Brick file from the Journal Star with my emphases and comments.
Consecration at Denton seminary to celebrate ‘crown jewel’
By ERIN ANDERSEN / Lincoln Journal Star
Sitting atop a hill in Denton, Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary is visible … Continue reading

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Dust up between the SSPX and FSSP in Guadalajara

I was disturbed by this story, which I received by e-mail from a traditionally-minded priest.
What you will read here is hard to believe.
Thursday, January 28, 2010
SSPX Group In Mexico Attacks FSSP Church.
I have just got word from a first hand … Continue reading

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Calgary Communion Controversy Concluded

You all know about the controversy over Communion on the tongue in Calgary, Alberta.
There has been a development.
The website of the FSSP parish in Calgary announces that the "suspension" on celebration of the older form of Holy Mass has been … Continue reading

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The Calgary Communion Show Down

I have pretty much spoken my piece about the issue of attempts to deny the Catholic people their rites in the matter of how to receive Holy Communion, especially when a restriction is placed again Holy Communion on the tongue.
Also, … Continue reading

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Springfield, IL: TLM comeback

From the Springfield Journal Record with my emphases and comments.
Mass trend: Latin making a comeback locally
By STEVEN SPEARIECorrespondentPosted Apr 26, 2009 @ 12:00 AMSPRINGFIELD —
Early on a Saturday morning under the watchful gaze of archangels and the Gospel writers in … Continue reading

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