The Recusant

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With thanks to Orinoco of Cathinfo for drawing our attention to the following, which appeared on the SSPX District website of Poland, here.

"During the last part of June, in the Priestly Society of St. Pius X will be the celebration of giving major orders to 37 seminarians, 18 of them ordained priests and 19 deacons.

At the seminary of St. Thomas Aquinas in Winona, USA, where ceremonies will be held on Friday, June 21 (the day of the liturgical feast of St. Aloysius Gonzaga, the patron saint of students), 11 deacons will be ordained priests - eight Americans and three Canadians. During the same ceremony six more deacons will be ordained - all from the United States.

On June 28, the eve of the feast of St. Peter and Paul the Apostles, at the seminary of St. Pius X ECONE Switzerland six deacons will be ordained priests - four French and two Italians, and nine subdeacons will become deacons - seven French and two Swiss.

A day later, on the feast of St. Peter and Paul the Apostles, in the seminary of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Zaitzkofen, Bavaria two deacons will receive priestly ordination - one German and a Pole, from the Dominican monastery in Avrillé. On the same day was four subdeacons - three Poles and one Swiss will be ordained deacons.

At the same time, anumber of deacons and subdeacons belonging to some of the groups affiliated to the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei receive major orders.

June 22 at Santissima Trinita dei Pellegrini - the Roman church of the Fraternity of St Peter - three deacons will receive the priesthood - one Italian and two Australians from the Congregation of the Sons of the Most Holy Redeemer (this is the first ordained granted to the institute for five years, from the time of canonical status and abandon the old identity Transalpine Redemptorists).

On June 29 at the Fraternity of St. Peter's seminary in Wigratzbad, Bavaria five deacons will receive priestly ordination- four French and one Canadian, and on July 1 in Denton, Nebraska, at the North American seminary of the Fraternity, another five.

Finally, on July 4 in Gricigliano in Italy, in the seminary of the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest, five deacons will be ordained priests - all from France (source:,, 7 and 10 June 2013)."