SSPX for Priests

Immense help in the apostolate

The life of a priest, founded upon daily prayer and works of sanctification, must be supplemented with serious reading and study. The Sacred Scriptures and writings of the Fathers should, of course, hold first place; but other materials pertaining to the life of the Church and contemporary social issues can also aid the priest immensely in his apostolate.

We are happy to present here a selection of key texts which we hope will aid priests to sanctify their own souls and those entrusted to their care.

Articles about and for Priests

Pope Francis Wants to Overcome Division with SSPX: Status fr

Tags: priest, Rome, faithful,, theology, crisis, modernism, vatican II, lefebvre, superior general

In an interview with Regina Einig for the German Catholic newspaper Die Tagespost (March 17, 2017), Archbishop Guido Pozzo, Secretary of the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei, reviewed the progress made by the Society of Saint Pius X (S

Cardinal Collins Rebukes Canadian PM for “Reproductive Healt

Tags: priest, Worldwide, faithful,, visitors, morals, social doctrine

Cardinal Collins, Archbishop of Toronto, wrote to Canadian PM Justin Trudeau on March 10, 2017, condemning the Liberal government’s decision to allocate $650 million in international aid to support “sexual and reproductive health programs” worldwide.

The Pontifical Academy for Life Loses its Way

Tags: priest, Rome, family,, morals, medical, science, holy see

On March 14, 2017, Judie Brown, former member of the Pontifical Academy for Life and President of the American Life League (ALL), posted the last section of her three-part piece on ALL’s website examining the new direction of the Pontifical Academy for Life.

Parish in U.S. Joins Anglican Ordinariate

Tags: priest, faithful, visitors, liturgy, District of the USA, canon law

A parish in Texas that was founded in 1983 by a group of converts from Anglicanism has now been transferred from the Archdiocese of San Antonio to the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of Saint Peter, effective March 21.

Australian Archbishops Debate Seal of Confession

Tags: priest, Worldwide, vocation,, visitors, sacraments

If approved by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, documentation might be sent to Pope Francis asking him to clarify the questions of the seal of Confession and the civil justice requirements.

Medjugorje: the Case

Tags: priest, faithful, youth, visitors, spirituality, District of the USA, ecumenism

In 1981, six children in Medjugorje claimed not only that Our Lady had appeared to them, but that she was continuing to appear to them on a daily basis. They reported numerous messages. Medjugorje subsequently became a major pilgrimage destination with strong ties to the charismatic movement, despite the condemnation of the local bishop.

American Psychologist Joseph Nicolosi Passed Away

Tags: priest, faithful, morals, medical, District of the USA, science

Joseph Nicolosi was an American clinical psychologist, founder and director of the Thomas Aquinas Psychological Clinic in California, and a founder of the National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality.

Fire Damages Chapel of the Ascension

Tags: priest, Worldwide,, scripture

A car tire was set on fire inside the chapel, on the holy rock from which it is traditionally believed that Christ Ascended into Heaven.

Paddling Back of Maltese Bishops about Communion to Divorced

Tags: priest, Worldwide,, visitors, morals, crisis

The Maltese Episcopal Conference, accused of giving the green light to the communion of "divorced-remarried" and adding to the confusion, tries to defend itself in a pastoral letter read on Sunday, March 12, 2017 in the seventy parishes of the island.

St. Peter’s Basilica Hosts Anglican Evensong

Tags: priest, faithful, visitors, theology, liturgy, District of the USA, canon law, ecumenism

Anglican Choral Evensong, a service of Psalms, canticles, lessons (readings), and prayers, was celebrated at the main altar in Saint Peter’s Basilica at 3 p.m. on Monday, March 13, 2017.