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Fascinating and sad: transcript of 1976 meeting of Paul VI and SSPX Archbp. Lefebvre

UPDATE 
The late, great Michael Davies (God rest his soul) published in his Apologia Pro Marcel Lefebvre (Vol. 1 Ch. 14 – US HERE – UK HERE) Lefebvre’s own account of that same meeting with Paul VI on 11 Sept 1976.
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ASK FATHER: Can I teach at an SSPX school?

From a reader…
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Minimal background for context: Recently, the SSPX sent out an e-mail looking for teachers for their schools, including one in my area. […]  [S]o even after over 2 years of job hunting, I haven’t been able to get … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Can a diocesan priest say Mass in an SSPX chapel?

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Is it OK for a diocesan priest to offer Mass in an SSPX chapel on a regular basis?
Interesting.
Let’s consider a couple points.
Can. 932 §1 states:
“The eucharistic celebration is to be carried out in a sacred place unless in a … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: We want our children to have reverent Masses. Can we go to the SSPX chapel?

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We are in a desperate situation. We have looked very deeply into the matter, and feel very strongly that the Extraordinary Form of the Mass is the most reverent. We are morally accountable to bring our four beautiful … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: SSPX or Diocesan TLM – It is an “undue burden” to have to wait 3.5 hours?

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Lately I’ve been attending the EF mass but my only two options all week are a diocese EF mass at noon on Sunday or go to the local SSPX chapel for 8:30 am Sunday Mass. I want to … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Are blessings, sacramentals from SSPX priests efficacious?

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Are blessings made by SSPX priests efficacious? Like when they bless sacramentals, water, salt etc, are these really blessed?
Let’s see.
SSPX bishops validly ordain and confirm.
SSPX priests validly confect the Eucharist.
SSPX priests (now) validly absolve sins.
I think that they … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Confirmation at an SSPX chapel?

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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 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?

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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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