The Ordination of Roger Gilbride, FSSP to the Sacred Priesthood and Brendan Boyce, FSSP to the order of Deaconate

The Ordination of Roger Gilbride, FSSP to the Sacred Priesthood and Brendan Boyce, FSSP to the order of Deaconate took place at St Benedict’s, Newton, Auckland, on 4 October 2020.    The Latin Mass (Ecclesia Dei) Society of New Zealand extend our prayers and good wishes to Fr Gilbride and Deacon Boyce on their ordinations.  A day of great rejoicing in New Zealand.   Deo Gratias.   (All photos here are taken from the FSSP Auckland Facebook page) A full set of the photos of the ordination may be viewed here:   https://www.facebook.com/FSSP-Auckland-741742692595518/photos       DEO GRATIAS!   +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++  
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Categories: General.

Act of Spiritual Communion, prayer card

  In this time of Covid-19 when in some places Communion on the tongue is not allowed to be  distributed, the Latin Mass (Ecclesia Dei) Society of New Zealand has produced a prayer card with an Act of Spiritual Communion.  You can make a Spiritual Communion such as this one above during Mass, or before Our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament, or anywhere else where the Holy Ghost moves you. Three copies of the Society’s prayer card are being sent out to every member with the Assumption 2020 “Newsletter”.    Extra copies can be obtained from from Neil Coup (nbcoup@xtra.co.nz)...
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Bishop Basil Meeking, Requiescat in Pace

It is with sadness we record the passing of our patron, Bishop Basil Meeking, Emeritus Bishop of Christchurch, New Zealand.  Bishop Meeking was a good and holy man who assisted the Traditional Latin Mass Movement in New Zealand and Australia and overseas.  May he rest in peace. As reported in New Zealand Catholic today: Bishop Basil Meeking, Bishop Emeritus of Christchurch, dies aged 90 June 11, 2020 / Michael Otto  The Bishop of Christchurch, Bishop Paul Martin,SM, has announced today, 11 June 2020 the death of Bishop Emeritus Most Reverend Basil Meeking, DD. Bishop Meeking aged 90 passed away at Christchurch Hospital...
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Categories: Bishop Basil Meeking and General.

Communion and Covid: from the Una Voce Federation

A press release from the FIUV. PDF version here. Foederatio Internationalis  Una Voce Quae patronum invocat sanctum Gregorium Magnum Papam. Press Release: Communion on the Tongue and Epidemic In light of the recent statement (and here) by Archbishop Thomas J. Rodi of Mobile, Alabama, in the United States of America, on social distancing during the reception of Holy Communion, and related issues surrounding the reception of Holy Communion around the world in the context of the Coronavirus epidemic, the Foederatio Internationalis Una Voce (FIUV) would like to make the following observations. In the Ordinary Form, the universal law of the Church gives every Catholic the...
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Categories: FIUV and General.

Traditional Latin Masses Celebrated in NZ under Summorum Pontificum

“It is therefore permitted to celebrate the Sacrifice of the Mass following the typical edition of the Roman Missal, which was promulgated by Blessed John XXIII in 1962 and never abrogated […].” Motu proprio Summorum Pontificum (Note: Please check before attending Mass as Mass times do vary from time to time) DIOCESE OF AUCKLAND Mass times: HOLY FAMILY PARISH – 94 Taikata Rd, Te Atatu SUNDAY MASS: 8.00AM – contact Fr Palman   FRATERNITY OF ST PETER SUNDAY MASS: 9:00AM (SUNG) – ST PAUL’S COLLEGE CHAPEL 183 RICHMOND ROAD, PONSONBY Parking at the basketball court at the end of Moira...
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Categories: General.

Gregorius Magnus from the Foederatio Internationalis Una Voce

The latest edition of Gregorius Magnus is available for download: Gregorius Magnus is published by the Foederatio Internationalis Una Voce. The FIUV is a lay movement within the Catholic Church, founded in Rome in 1965 and erected formally in Zürich in January 1967.  The principal aims of the FIUV are to ensure that the Missale Romanum promulgated by Blessed Pope John XXIII in 1962 is maintained in the Church as one of the forms of liturgical celebration, to obtain freedom of use for all other Roman liturgical books enshrining “previous liturgical and disciplinary forms of the Latin tradition” and to safeguard...
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Categories: Una Voce and Vatican II.

Vocations Day – FSSP Auckland

VOCATIONS DAY 12 OCTOBER 2019 – THE FRATERNITY OF ST PETER, AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND Fr Antony Sumich FSSP, along with Fr Duncan Wong FSSP, will be hosting a vocations discernment day on Saturday 12th October 2019. At St Anne’s Chapel hall,  3 Cole Place, Te Atatu Sth, Auckland. Holy Mass will be celebrated by Fr Wong at 8.00 am and the vocations day will follow.  The day should conclude some time after 3.00 pm. Any single men aged between 17 – 35 who are considering a vocation with the Extraordinary Form of the Mass at the spiritual centre, or who...
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Categories: FSSP, Latin Mass, and Vocations Day FSSP.