Tuesday, August 7, 2018

MORE FSSP PRIEST ASSIGNMENTS ANNOUNCED

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FSSP Ordinations
August 7, 2018
The following is a list of the remaining changes to the priest assignments. All assignments begin August 15th unless otherwise noted.
Superior of Apostolate
Fr. Robert Dow, FSSP, Rector
St. Irénée-de-Lyon Church, Montréal, QC
Fr. Garrick Huang, FSSP, Rector
St-Zéphirin-de-Stadacona, Québec City, QC
Fr. Gerard Saguto, FSSP, Pastor
All Saints Parish, Minneapolis, MN
Assistant Priests
Fr. John Kodet, FSSP, Assistant Pastor
Regina Caeli Parish, Houston, TX
Fr. Laurent Demets, FSSP, Assistant
St-Zéphirin-de-Stadacona, Québec City, QC
Fr. Robert Fromageot, FSSP, Assistant Pastor
Holy Family Parish, Vancouver, BC
Other
Fr. Joshua Houck, FSSP, to provide temporary assistance at
Immaculate Conception Parish, El Paso, TX
(August 15th through October 15th)
Fr. Carlos Casavantes, FSSP, to provide temporary assistance at
Holy Cross Chaplaincy, Fresno, CA
(July 29th through October 1st)

Monday, July 23, 2018

NEW FSSP PRIEST ASSIGNED TO ATLANTA DIOCESE

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Father James Smith, FSSP, new assistant pastor

The FSSP has just announced the new priest assignments for 2018. The current pastor of Saint Francis de Sales, Father Cassavantes, is being transferred to Holy Cross parish in Fresno California. The current assistant pastor, Father Joseph DeGuzman will remain and is being elevated to pastor of St Francis de Sales in Mableton. Father James Smith is being transferred to Saint Francis de Sales as the new assistant pastor effective on the Feast of the Assumption.
Here is a partial list of other priest assignments made thus far, more assignments will be forthcoming. All assignments begin on August 15th unless otherwise noted.
Pastors
Fr. Peter Bauknecht, FSSP, Pastor
Mater Dei Parish, Dallas, TX
Fr. John Berg, FSSP, Pastor
St. Mary Parish, Providence, RI
Fr. Massimo Botta, FSSP, Chaplain
Vital Grandin Chaplaincy, Edmonton, AB
(effective July 1st)
Fr. Joshua Curtis, FSSP, Pastor
St. Stephen the First Martyr Parish, Sacramento, CA
Fr. Joseph DeGuzman, Pastor
St. Francis de Sales Parish, Mableton, GA
(effective August 1st)
Fr. Carl Gismondi, FSSP, Pastor
St. Mary Parish, Conshohocken, PA
Fr. Thomas Longua, FSSP, Pastor
St. Joseph Parish, Tacoma, WA
Fr. John Lyons, FSSP, Pastor
St. Anne Parish, San Diego, CA
Assistant Priests
Fr. Martin Adams, FSSP, Assistant Chaplain
St. John Vianney Chapel, Maple Hill, KS
(effective August 1st)
Fr. Stephen Braun, FSSP, Assistant Pastor
St. John the Baptist Parish, Cabot, AR
(effective August 1st)
Fr. Michael Cunningham, FSSP, Assistant Pastor
St. Alphonsus Parish, Baltimore, MD
(effective August 1st)
Fr. Christopher Fitzpatrick, Assistant Pastor
Immaculate Conception Parish, Omaha, NE
(effective August 1st)
Fr. Graham Latimer, FSSP, Assistant Pastor
St. Stephen the First Martyr Parish, Sacramento, CA
Fr. Aaron Liebert, FSSP, Assistant Pastor
St. Stanislaus Parish, Nashua, NH
(effective August 1st)
Fr. Daniel Mould, FSSP, Assistant Pastor
St. Stanislaus Parish, South Bend, IN
(effective August 1st)
Fr. Andrew Rapoport, FSSP, Assistant Pastor
St. Joan of Arc Parish, Coeur d’Alene, ID
(effective August 1st)
Fr. James Smith, FSSP, Assistant Pastor
St. Francis de Sales Parish, Mableton, GA

Monday, July 16, 2018

LATIN MASS TRAINING FOR PRIESTS

FSSP Priest Training Workshops

LATIN MASS TRAINING FOR PRIESTS THIS DECEMBER

Members of Una Voce please recruit your local priest to attend the upcoming training session this December 17-21, 2018. (There will be another session May 13-17, 2019) It will be at the FSSP seminary in Nebraska. The cost is $400. If funds are a problem Una Voce has scholarships available to pay for the training. To ask for financial help from Una Voce contact: Una Voce America, c/o Mr. Jason King, PO Box 1146, Bellevue, WA 98009 or e-mail INFO@UNAVOCE.ORG

Here is all the info you need:

The Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter, in collaboration with Una Voce America and the William C. Meier Foundation, testimonialsis the largest provider of training resources and materials for priests who wish to learn Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite.

Established in June 2007, the Priest Training Program of the Priestly Fraternity of St Peter has provided personal training for over 165 priests from 115 different dioceses. Over 80% of participants in this program are now saying the Extraordinary Form on a regular basis.

Our five-day training workshops are are hosted by Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary in Denton, Nebraska. 

Upcoming dates for Extraordinary Form Seminars:

Low Mass  17-21 December 2018, 13-17 May 2019 (Monday - Friday)$400.00
  

The Program:

Each workshop comprises a five-day residential course at Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary including both classroom sessions and practical hands-on instruction. All instruction, training materials, meals, and room & board at the seminary are provided.

Low Mass Workshop:
• A comprehensive introduction to the Extraordinary Form of the Mass and its liturgical principles
• An overview of the 1962 Roman Missal and liturgical calendar
• A complete explanation and demonstration, with practical hands-on instruction, in the ceremony of Low Mass according to the 1962 Roman Missal
• Tips and strategies for gaining proficiency in Latin
• An introduction to Sung Mass and Gregorian Chant
Sung Mass Workshop:
• Comprehensive hands-on instruction and training in the ceremonies of Sung and Solemn Mass
• Comprehensive overview and practice in the chants of the Sung Mass
• Complete training in all the altar server positions for Sung Mass

Costs:

• Low Mass Workshop $400 (includes $100 non-refundable deposit)
• Sung Mass Workshop $400 (includes $100 non-refundable deposit)
The cost of each workshop covers all classroom instruction, training materials, meals, and room & board at the seminary for the full five days.
 

How do I Register?

To register, please go to the SIGN UP page and follow the steps listed. Please note that we need all the documentation listed before we can secure your reservation. Please register in advance as spaces are limited and will be allocated on a "first come, first serve" basis.

How do I Get There?

Please visit the DIRECTIONS page for all travel information.
 

I Need Financial Assistance...

For priests who require financial assistance, Una Voce America has set up a financial aid plan. For details please contact Una Voce America, c/o Mr. Jason King, PO Box 1146, Bellevue, WA 98009 or e-mail INFO@UNAVOCE.ORG
 

What If I Have Questions or Need Further Information?

If you have any questions about our training program, please feel free to contact us at CONTACT@FSSPTRAINING.ORG
Or you may write to us at:

Father Joseph Lee, F.S.S.P., JCL
Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary
P.O. Box 147
Denton, NE. 68339
Ph: (402) 797-7700 Ex. 151


LATIN MASS TRAINING KIT FOR PRIESTS


LATIN MASS TRAINING KIT

UNA VOCE MEMBERS PLEASE ORDER A TRAINING KIT FOR YOUR LOCAL PRIEST SO HE CAN START LEARNING THE MASS ON HIS OWN

The FSSP sells a complete kit for priests to learn the mass and rubrics of the Latin Mass. This way they can go at their own pace IN PRIVATE and begin their exposure to tradition. It is a wise investment in the future. To order the kit click here:
http://www.fssptraining.org/resources.html


FSSP APPOINTS NEW NORTH AMERICAN DISTRICT SUPERIOR

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Father Stinson, new North American Superior

THE FSSP APPOINTS NEW DISTRICT SUPERIORS:
The Superior General has nominated the following with the approval of his General Council:
– Fr. Benoît Paul-Joseph as District Superior of France for three years;
– Fr. Bernhard Gerstle as Superior of the Germanophone District for three years;
Fr. Michael Stinson as Superior of the North American District for three years.
On behalf of all of the members of the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter, the Superior General and his Council would like to express their great thanks to Fr. Saguto for his work as District Superior of North America since 2015. They would also like to thank Fr. Paul-Joseph and Fr. Gerstle for accepting to continue in their duties and assure them of their prayers.

Friday, July 13, 2018

SSPX ELECTS NEW SUPERIOR GENERAL

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Bishop Fellay  has been replaced

The SSPX has elected Father Don Pagliarani, as their new Superior General replacing the current Superior General Bishop Fellay.

Click here for the La Stampa Article in English on what this means: http://www.lastampa.it/2018/07/12/vaticaninsider/society-of-saint-pius-x-the-new-superior-is-italian-agreement-slips-away-ImoTvVyvi9HXIdhRdOyT7O/pagina.html

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

FSSP ELECTS NEW SUPERIOR GENERAL


Fr. Andrzej Komorowski

NEW FSSP SUPERIOR GENERAL FOR THE NEXT 6 YEARS

The General Chapter of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP), held from July 3rd to July 18th, 2018 at Our Lady of Guadalupe International Seminary in Denton, Nebraska, elected today in plenary session Fr. Andrzej Komorowski as Superior General for 6 years.
A Polish priest born in 1975, Fr. Andrzej Komorowski joined St. Peter’s International Seminary in Wigratzbad after studying economics at the University of Poznań (Poland). Ordained a priest in June 2006 by H. E. Jorge Cardinal Medina Estévez, he ministered in various apostolates of the Fraternity in Poland, Belgium and the Netherlands. Elected Assistant of the Superior General at the 2012 General Chapter, he held that position at the Fraternity’s General House in Fribourg (Switzerland) whilst fulfilling the duties of General Bursar and frequently providing ministry to the faithful in French-speaking Switzerland.As successor to Fr. John Berg, Fr. Komorowski is the 4th Superior General of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter.