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And now for your Friday SSPX news!

The SSPX leadership has been meeting to elect officers and make decisions about their future direction. Recently, they elected as their Superior an Italian priest, Fr. David Pagliarani.  If stories be true, he has some game.  There is an anecdote … Read More

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SSPX ELECTS NEW SUPERIOR GENERAL – UPDATED

UPDATE 12 July: An interview with the new SSPX Superior. UPDATE 11 July: Turncoat Tornielli at Inside Vatican has put a negative spin on this election, concluding that an “agreement is farther off”. How he gets to that conclusion is … Read More

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New FSSP Superior General elected, SSPX is gathered, CSJC … we shall see.

From the FSSP site: New Superior General Elected: Fr. Andrzej Komorowski The General Chapter of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP), held from July 3rd to July 18th, 2018 at Our Lady of Guadalupe International Seminary in Denton, Nebraska, … Read More

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Races to and away from the bottom: 20% of priesthood ordination in France are traditional

This morning I saw some tweets about new priests: 14 subdeacons and 5 deacons will be ordained this morning by His Excellency Joseph Cordileone for our community. Keep them in your prayers! #Limerick #Catholic #Ireland — ICKSP-Ireland (@canonicuslebocq) July 4, … Read More

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30 years after the Ecône Consecrations: SSPX Bp. Fellay interviewed

29 June 1988.  French Archbp. Marcel Lefebvre consecrated bishops without pontifical mandate.  He, thus defied John Paul II who had personally appealed to him, create an ambiguous state for the SSPX which he founded, and incurred with the bishops who … Read More

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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. … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Can I teach at an SSPX school?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: 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 … Read More

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

From a reader… QUAERITUR: 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 … Read More

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

From a reader… QUAERITUR: 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 … Read More

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

From a reader… QUAERITUR: 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 … Read More

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

From a reader… QUAERITUR: 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) … Read More

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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 … Read More

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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 … Read More

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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 … Read More

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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 … Read More

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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. … Read More

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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” … Read More

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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. ___ I had an interesting series of texts this morning from a friend in New Jersey. First, he sent … Read More

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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 … Read More

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