Tag Archives: SSPX

ASK FATHER: Confirmation at an SSPX chapel?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
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 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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Your Good News

Do you have some good news for the readership?   It’s Monday, and we all need some.
For my part, Delta finely managed to produce my luggage… at 1:30 AM.  It only took them 5 hours to get it here from … Continue reading

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

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
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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ASK FATHER: How to go to confession to an SSPX priest

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I now happen to live 10 minutes’ walk from the local FSSPX chapel here in London.
I don’t intend to make it my customary place for Mass (tempting as that is) unless and until a regularisation occurs – and … 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…
QUAERITUR:
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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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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Pope Francis helps SSPX take over church, complex, in heart of Rome

Il Foglio today as a story about how Pope Francis was a decisive factor in handing over a neo-Gothic church in the center of Rome, Santa Maria Immacolata all’Esquilino, to the SSPX.
It is going to be a center for studies and, perhaps, … Continue reading

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