Tag Archives: FSSP

QUAERITUR: Can FSSP priest say Mass in the Ordinary Form?

From a reader:
My diocese has a priest shortage, [you are not alone] and the priests we do have, many are well-passed retirement age in their 80′s and getting close to their 90′s. There’s a major concern that in the near … Continue reading

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ATTENTION PRIESTS: Low Mass training seminar – USA – 12-16 September

There will be a training seminar in the USA for priests to learn the Extraordinary Form. It is offered by the FSSP. Click here for the page.
This five-day training workshop is hosted by Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary … Continue reading

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Broken Arrow by Broken Arrow

Happy news was related to me via email.
One of WDTPRS’s favorite American bishops, His Excellency Most Rev. Edward Slattery of Tulsa, Oklahoma found a place for the FSSP in Broken Arrow, home of one of the great pitchers of all … Continue reading

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James MacMillan: TLM not the “usual trendy rubbish” (Fr. Z rants)

The fine composer James MacMillan (who wrote music for the Papal Visit to the UK and who also has a superb Seven Last Words) has comments about his participation at a TLM in Amsterdam.
My emphases and comments.
April 6th, 2011 15:48
An … Continue reading

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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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