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Recent Numbers from the SSPX

April 26, 2017
Mass Centers in the United States as of Spring, 2017

Recent data shows the consistent growth of the SSPX over the years, both in the United States and worldwide.

During last year's ordinations, the 600-priest threshold was crossed for the first time for the Society of Saint Pius X (SSPX), showing the fruits planted by Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre, and years of faithful adherence to his principles.

La Porte Latine, the website of the SSPX in France recently published these numbers and interesting graphs, one of which is shown below. To see the other graphs and more information please visit the site in French here.

  • Priests : 612
  • Seminarians : 204
  • Pre-seminarians : 36
  • SSPX Brothers : 116
     
    • In the year 2016, 4 have pronounced their perpetual profession while 7 novices have issued their first vows of poverty, chastity and obedience. 
      7 others, having completed their period of postulancy, entered the Novitiates of Flavigny (France), Winona (United States) and Iloilo (Philippines).
  • Oblates : 79
  • Missionary Sisters of Kenya : 17
  • Sisters of the Society of St. Pius X : 195 in 27 houses ["Associated" with the SSPX: 176 professed, 10 novices, 9 postulants]. 
     
    • The nuns provide assistance in 15 schools and direct 4 . They are also present in many priories and in 2 residences for the elderly at the Brémien Notre-Dame in France and at the Maison Saint-Joseph in Germany.
Ordinations per year