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We congratulate Fr Nathan Pospischil FSSP who was ordained a priest on 24th June, 2023 at St Mary's Cathedral, Sydney. We also extend our thanks to His Lordship, the Most Rev. Richard Umbers (the ordaining prelate).

Deo gratias!

We pray for Fr Pospischil as he takes up his first assignment in Auckland.

Please see here for photos
(taken by Giovanni Portelli)

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With thanksgiving to Almighty God, The Priestly Fraternity of St Peter cordially invites you to the


Ordination to the Sacred Priesthood

of the
Rev. Mr Nathan Pospischil FSSP

to be conferred by His Lordship, the Most Rev. Richard Umbers, Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney at

10:15am, Saturday 24th of June 2023

at St Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney.

 

Followed by a reception at St Paul of the Cross Catholic Parish Hall 532 New Canterbury Rd, Dulwich Hill, NSW.

Please see here for more details, and for those of the First Mass to follow.

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All high school and upper-primary school students, with an enquiring mind, are invited to join us for the “2023 Philosophy Camps” in Sydney and Adelaide this July.
 

This year's theme:
"The Virtues - Our Path to Happiness"

Sydney Camp:

Tues. 4th - Fri. 7th July

Adelaide Camp:

Mon. 17th - Thurs. 21 July

Please see here for more information.

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We congratulate Rev. Mr Jeremy Chua on his ordination to the subdiaconate on 11 February, and to the diaconate on 25 March 2023.

 

The ordination ceremonies took place at Ss Peter & Paul Chapel at Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary in Lincoln Nebraska. 

His Lordship, the Most Rev. Fabian Bruskewitz (bishop emeritus of Lincoln) was the ordaining prelate to the subdiaconate; and His Grace, the Most Rev. Thomas Gullickson (papal nuncio emertus) to the diaconate. 

Pease see photos hereDeo gratias!

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It is with sorrow that the Priestly Fraternity of St Peter learned of the death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI who was on several occasions a providential support for our community ...

The priests of the Fraternity, together with the faithful who are close to it, will be ardently praying for the repose of his soul. Requiem Masses with the absolution will be celebrated in the apostolates entrusted to the Fraternity.

Please see here for the full communique from our General House

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On Saturday, November 5th, the FSSP Parramatta apostolate hosted a successful fundraising dinner. Donations on the evening and immediately prior to the dinner raised $115,000, with many pledges for ongoing donations. 

 

The community hopes to purchase a plot of land in Western Sydney some time next year on which a future church and facilities will be built. 

 

If you would like to contribute please visit here.

More photos available here.

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We give thanks to Almighty God, and congratulate Fr Noel Soares FSSP on his recent ordination to the Sacred Priesthood on 27 May.

 Fr Soares is originally from Goa, India and was ordained with 6 confreres from Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary at the North American Martyrs Church in Lincoln, Nebraska. His Grace, Thomas Gullickson (Papal Nuncio Emeritus) was the ordinating prelate. 

Please see here for photos of the ordination ceremony, and some of Fr's First Masses.

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All high school and upper-primary school students, with an enquiring mind, are invited to join us for “2022 Philosophy Camps” in Sydney and Adelaide this July.

 

Sydney Camp:

Tues. 12th - Fri. 15th July

Adelaide Camp:

Mon. 18th - Thurs. 21 July

In a fun and relaxed atmosphere...

Please see here for more information.

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Congratulations to Rev. Mr Nathan Posphischil FSSP who was ordained to the diaconate on 2 April. 
Deo gratias!

The ordination ceremony took place at Ss Peter & Paul Chapel at Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary in Lincoln Nebraska.

The ordinary of the diocese of Lincoln, His Lordship, Bishop James Conley was the ordaining prelate.

Pease see here for photos of the happy occasion.

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 The Holy Father has signed a decree, dated February 11—the day the FSSP was solemnly consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary— confirming the right of the members of the FSSP to use the liturgical books in force in 1962.

The members of the FSSP wish to express their gratitude to God and to the Supreme Pontiff for this confirmation of their mission.

Please visit here for full article

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On the 12 February Mr Nathan Pospischil (from Sydney), and confreres, Mr Evan Swab, Mr Quinn Gomez and Mr Isaac Lind were ordained to the Subdiaconate at Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary in Lincoln, NE.

We congratulate all those ordained and ask you to keep them all in your prayers in the lead up to their diaconal ordinations scheduled for
2 April. Deo gratias!

Please visit here to read more.

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The FSSP Latin Mass communities in Parramatta and Sydney ran a summer reading challenge over December & January. 

 

It was a great success with 48 people taking part and 22 completing the challenge. In total 534 books were read.  The participants were encouraged to read a range of books, including literature, history, faith-related books, or any other good quality books.

Please visit here more information. 

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The FSSP's official communiqué following the publication of the
Motu Proprio "Traditionis Custodes"

is avaialble here.

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With gratitude to Almighty God, we congratulate Fr Brendan Boyce FSSP who was ordained to the priesthood of on July 3, by His Lordship, the Most Rev. Denis Browne, Bishop Emeritus of Hamilton, NZ ...

 Please see our photos page or facebook.com/fsspauckland/ for more footage.

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The Priestly Fraternity of St Peter invites any young Catholic men aged 16-30 y.o. who are interested in considering a vocation...

For all enquiries and to register,

please contact Fr Sofatzis: tsofatzisfssp@gmail.com

0429 808 958.

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We are pleased to announce that, effective on the 1st July, the Southern Cross Region of the FSSP will be raised to the level of a District in conformity with our Constitutions. Fr Michael McCaffrey has been...

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PHILOSOPHY CAMP
IN SYDNEY

NB: Cancelled due
to Covid Restrictions
New date TBD.

All high school and upper-primary school students, with an enquiring mind, are invited to join us for “2021 Philosophy Camp” in Sydney this July. In a fun and relaxed atmosphere...

Please see here for more information.

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We congratulate Fr Roger Gilbride and Rev. Mr Brendan Boyce who were ordained to the Priesthood and Diaconate by His Lordship, Denis Browne, Bishop Emeritus of...

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We give thanks to Almighty God for the Priestly Ordination of Fr Thomas Sofatzis by His Lordship, Richard Umbers, Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney. This joyous event took place on the 8th of August...

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