SSPX news & events

2 American Priests Ordained in Australia

December 15, 2016
Holy Cross Seminary - scene of today's priestly ordinations

This year concludes with the ordination of four new priests for the SSPX in the two seminaries located in the southern hemisphere.

At Holy Cross Seminary in Goulburn, Australia, Bishop Bernard Tissier de Mallerais ordained three priests on Thursday, December 15, 2016: two Americans and one Australian.

At Our Lady Co-Redemptrix Seminary in La Reja, Argentina, Bishop Bernard Fellay will ordain a Brazilian priest on Saturday, December 17, 2016.

In total, 2016 has seen 23 new priests ordained for the SSPX, bringing the total up to 613 who are aided by 117 brothers and 79 oblate sisters. In its six seminaries across the world, 215 young men, as well as 40 pre-seminarians, were registered at the beginning of the academic year.

Source: DICI dated 12/15/16