Showing posts with label SSPX Growth. Show all posts
Showing posts with label SSPX Growth. Show all posts

Monday, May 6, 2013

Bishop Fellay Consecrates New Church in Berlin


Berlin (Kathnews). As the Society of St. Pius X. reports on its website, Bishop Bernard Fellay (SSPX) will consecate the Church of St. Peter on the 25th May 2013 in Berlin. It's located in the urban district of Berlin-Wilmersdorf.  The church was built in 2002-2005.  In the simple appearance of Saint Peter, it draws on the eclectic-historicist design. In its interior, the four-bay barrel-vaulted nave surprises with its magnificent Renaissance style, embodied in forms of wall and ceiling painting by the church painter Ralf Lürig. A special feature is the 1900's pipe organ by the English organ builder Albert Keates (1862-1950) with 16 sounding registers a complement of two manuals (keyboards), according to  pius.info.

Photo: St. Peter in Berlin-Wilmersdorf -
Image source: Wikipedia / Bodo Kubrak

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Sunday, February 3, 2013

Bishop Fellay Vests 16 Seminarians in Flavigny


In addition to Bishop Fellay's recent talk at a priestly ordination (at DICI) on the 27th of January, there's more cause for hope.  This report just in from Society website in Germany:

On February 2nd, Bishop Bernard Fellay vests and tonsures 16 seminarians in the French Society of St. Pius X.

They have received the spiritual robes of clerics.

Here are some pictures (Thanks to the Priestly Seminary of the Cure de Ars in Flavigny)

The SSPX operates six seminaries world wide.



New SSPX Chapel in Paris

[Piusbruder.de] The Society is going to attend another church in Paris.

It is relates to the church "Our Beloved Lady of Comfort" in the 8th District.

The building came into existence shortly before the turn of the century as a memorial church, which was built in memory of the the fire of 1897.  In this place the Duchess of Alencon, the sister of Elisabeth of Austria, lost her life.

The historically protected church has a large crypt, so that it can also hold large numbers of the faithful.

The 8th District of Paris is northwest of the Cathedral of Notre Dam on the right bank of the Seine, and is the political and economic center of Paris.  Here stands also the Élysée Palace.


Saturday, August 25, 2012

Cardinal Meisner Oversteps Mandate: Condemns the SSPX

He excommunicates his own people:  "Whoever rejects completely or partly doctrinal statements, can not be in full communion with the Church".
Joachim Kardinal Meisner
Pressebild Erzbistum Köln

(kreuz.net)  The Society of St. Pius X is schismatic.

This nonsense is maintained by the Neoconservative laissez-faire Cardinal Joachim Meisner of Cologne on his website 'direktzu.kardinal-meisner.de'.

The Neoconservative Prince of the Church, who allows Old Liberals to do as they please, has shown himself  to be a bitter enemy of the Society.

Second Vatican Council:  "Abortion is a horrible crime"

In his Diocese the Cardinal lets the Devil dance.

So does the aid agency 'Caritas' which is under his supervision, link to the Nazi founded anti-Church child murdering chain 'pro familia', despite numerous protests.

'Caritas Cologne' propagates its gender madness and would like that children live in abnormal sexual role models.

The Catholic pregnancy counselor of the Archdiocese of Cologne  sends pregnant mothers to advice counseling, which issues death certificates for child slaughter.

From Cardinal Meisner's own people, there is no demand of the acceptance of the statement of the Second Vatican Council that abortion is a "horrible crime".

Stupid statements and completely out of the question

The text of the Cardinal consists of bowing and scraping to the Pope and various problems against the Society of St. Pius X.

Benedict XVI. has experienced a setback, he winced:  "Only think of the stupid and completely unacceptable statements of Bishop Williamson."

It is related to a legitimate historical request, which hasn't received till today an answer.

Yet he still has no problems collaborating with an Old Nazi organization like 'pro familia'.

Did Christ not Die For the Jews?

The Holy Father has "always made it clear" that the Society must unmistakably accept the Magisterium -- writes Cardinal Meisner of the Pope.

The recognition of the Magisterium contains acceptance of all of the Councils.

To that belongs -- the magisterially sparsely binding -- Decree 'Nostra Aetate' on the relationship of churches to non-Christian religions.

This is distorted today by the supporters of Cardinal Meisner in a distorted anti-Semitic meaning related to the Jews , that Christ did not die for the Jews.

Vague Allegations

Cardinal Meisner complains that the Society should withdraw its "criticism of the Holy Father.

They have -- supposedly -- said, that the Pope is "not right believing".

It is completely unclear what the Cardinal is accusing the Society of doing.

Dusted off the schism club tucked away before the Council

The Prince of the Church even had the insolence to project things which are really applicable only to the Conciliar Church of German, onto the true believing Society.

"Whoever rejects partially or completely the doctrinal expressions of the Council,  can not have complete communion with the Church."

Cardinal Meisner's unjust condemnation against the Society is in reality a break with the Conciliar Church.

Conciliar Church without a Future

They remain "thus they are suspended and continue as a schismatic group along with their bishops" - rants the Cardinal, but has nothing to say about the gay-friendly Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki of Berlin.

 The state of the Brotherhood will only change when they fully recognize the "Second Vatican Council" fully, including its decrees on religious freedom, the relationship with the Jews and the currently valid form of the Liturgy of the Catholic Church."

 The problem is that before that happens, the dogmatically unbinding Pastoral Council, together with the Conciliar Church, will be long since piled up on the trash heap of history.

Link to original kreuz.net...

Sunday, July 15, 2012

The SSPX Has Doubled Itself in 20 Years - 569 Priests

(Menzigen)  The Society of St. Pius X finds itself in a decisive turning point in their history.  While the reconciliation talks with the Holy See finds itself at a standstill, the Society's General Chapter has been held since the 8th of July in Econe. From the start it is important to take a look at the development of the personnel of the Society since its founding in 1970.

As the General house imparted at the beginning of July through its information service DICI, the Society, which has lacked ecclesial recognition since 1975, today has 569 priests.  In the last 20 years the number of priests has doubled.

In June 18 priests were ordained in the northern hemisphere.  Bishop Tissier de Mallerais ordained six priests in Winona in the USA, Bishop Fellay on June 29th 10 new priests in Econe in Switzerland and Bishop de Galerreta on the 1st of July two priests in Zaitzkofen in Germany.

Translated: Tancred
Text: Giuseppe Nardi
Bild: DICI

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Thursday, November 24, 2011

SSPX Builds New Church in Lithuania


Homely, Beautiful and Sacral

Lithuania. The Society of Saint Pius X has built a church in Kaunas. This is according to a report from the German website 'piusbruderschaft.de' with pictures. In Pius-Father Josef Persie of German descent is working in Lithuania, among others.


Link...

SSPX has 57 New Candidates for Priesthood.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

SSPX: 57 New Candidates For Priesthood Worldwide

(Menzingen) The Society of St. Pius X operates six seminaries and is reporting 57 new entrants in their seminaries: twenty new entrants in the Seminary of St. Thomas Aquinas in Winona (USA), nineteen in the Seminary of Cure de Ars in Flavigny (F), nine in the Seminary of Zaitzkofen (D).

With nine entrants in the Seminaries in Argentina and Australia in the Spring there are 57 new candidates for the Society of St. Pius X.

In 2010 the Society received 48 new seminarians, in 2009 there were 41 and in 2008 there were 49.

Link to Katholisches...

Here's a related article on growth in the FSSP.
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