Monthly Archives July 2016

FSSP – Ezechiel House Fundraising for Seminarians

The Priestly Fraternity has the good news that there are now eight seminarians studying for the priesthood from Australasia, which includes three seminarians from New Zealand.  All Seminary fees are paid by Ezechiel House (the FSSP novitiate in Australia) at A$14,000 per year per seminarian.  With the increasing numbers of seminarians the FSSP is fundraising on behalf of Ezechiel House.   Accordingly, at its AGM on 3 July the Ecclesia Dei Society of New Zealand resolved to donate $1,500 to Ezechiel House towards the fees of the New Zealand seminarians.  We are able to do that through the continuing generosity of...
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Evelyn Waugh’s forgotten battle to preserve the Latin Mass

Evelyn Waugh was ‘one of the strongest opponents of the vernacular’ in England (AP) Evelyn Waugh’s forgotten battle to preserve the Latin Mass The great novelist, who died 50 years ago, almost became the first president of the Latin Mass Society Considered one of Britain’s greatest novelists, and widely regarded as one of the prominent Catholics of his time, Evelyn Waugh, author of Brideshead Revisited, died 50 years ago this year. While he will be remembered for his great works of fiction, many Catholics will be unfamiliar with his connection with the Latin Mass and his association with the beginnings...
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