Search A Catholic Life:

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Reception of the Tonsure (2013) at Holy Cure of Ars Seminary

La Porte Latine (the Society of St. Pius X French District website) reports that on February 2nd, the Feast of Candlemas, 16 seminarians received the cassock from Bishop Bernard Fellay, Superior General of the SSPX, before a great number of faithful and priests (40 in all) and from many different parts of Europe.  The 16 seminarians consisted of 10 French, 2 British, 2 Canadians, 1 Swiss and 1 Italian.

Let us pray for these men as they continue on in the steps to the holy priesthood.  


del_button February 9, 2013 at 7:27 PM
Matthew Rose said...

This is wonderful news, and thank you for posting.

I must admit, though, that I cannot understand the SSPX Bishops' use of the Throne. I appreciate the SSPX very much and attend their Masses without hesitation, but it is readily admitted that they do not enjoy Ordinary Jurisdiction, and I can see no reason why the good Bishops need to Pontificate from the Throne, which is an activity bound up with Ordinary Jurisdiction. Again, I mean no disrespect to Their Lordships.

Post a Comment

Subscribe to Future Posts on A Catholic Life

Enter email address:

Copyright / Disclaimer

Copyright Notice: Unless otherwise stated, all items are copyrighted under a Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. If you quote from this blog, cite a link to the post on this blog in your article.

Disclosure of Material Connection: Some of the links on this blog are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and/or believe will add value to my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”