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

Testimony: A Priest in the Gulag

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Captured by the Russian army during World War II and accused of being a spy for the Vatican, Walter J. Ciszek (1904-1984), an American Jesuit, spent twenty-three years in Soviet prisons and the Siberian gulags from 1940 to 1963. One-hundred years after the Bolshevik Revolution, this book testifies to the reality of Communism.

Is the Death Penalty Contrary to the Gospel?

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On October 11, 2017, in his speech to the participants in a meeting organized by the Pontifical Council for Promoting New Evangelization, Pope Francis declared that the death penalty is “inhumane,” an attack on “personal dignity

The Increasing Secularization of the West

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43 of the countries in the world have a State religion, and that many countries, while claiming to be secular, uphold an unofficial religion.

France: SSPX Pilgrimage to Lourdes

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Nearly five thousand faithful traveled to Lourdes in the south of France on October 21-22-23, 2017 for the Society of St. Pius X’s annual pilgrimage in honor of Christ the King. Our Lady appears in Lourdes in 1858 to Saint Bernadette. She gave her name: the Immaculate Conception and requested to pray and do penance.

A Hostage Testifies to Spiritual Communion

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He was kidnapped on March 4, 2016, during the attack on a hospice in Aden, Yemen, which killed four Missionaries of Charity and twelve boarders. Fr. Thomas Uzhunnalil was released on September 11, 2017. He recently spoke of his experience to the Italian newspaper La Stampa.

38 First-Year Seminarians for the SSPX in the Northern Hemis

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On Saturday, October 7, 2017, feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, the seminaries of the Society of St. Pius X in the northern hemisphere welcomed a new class of young men aspiring to the priesthood. After six years of a life of prayer and study, they will one day be ordained priests for eternity, God willing.

Religious Professions at the Novitiate in Australia on Septe

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On the feast of St. Michael the Archangel, heavenly patron of the Brothers of the Society of St. Pius X, three brothers renewed their religious profession in Goulburn, New South Wales (Australia).

We Must Keep the Faith During the Crisis in the Church

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FSSPX.News is happy to publish Archbishop Lefebvre’s sermon in Venice on April 7, 1980.

Conversions and Persecutions for the Church in Iran

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The Holy See’s Secretary for Relations with States, Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, returned from Iran on September 9, 2017, after a four-day visit. The media says little about this, but in the Land of the Mullahs the situation of the Latin Catholics continues to be more than precarious.

Bishop Fellay: Why I Signed the Correctio Filialis

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After the publication on Sunday, September 24, 2017, of the Correctio Filialis by 62 clerics and lay scholars in which they expose seven heretical propositions contained in the Apostolic Exhortation Amoris Laetitia, FSSPX.News asked Bishop Bernard Fellay, Superior General of the Society of St. Pius X, why he signed the document.

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