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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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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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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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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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White Beeswax Candles and a Wide Range of Church Candles are available

We have a supplier of white beeswax candles and a wide range of church candles available from Just Crafting New Zealand: Need a candle urgently? Place an order and leave us a message in the chat box and Peter will get back to you as soon as possible. Welcome to Just Crafting Studio! We are a well-equipped candle crafting studio located in West Auckland. We have a gift shop selling our beautifully 100% New Zealand made carved candle prepared by our very own candle artists. We have a wide range of personalised candles for all occasions, Baptism, Weddings, First Holy...
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Ordination of New Zealand Seminarian

We are delighted to advise that one of our New Zealand seminarians, Roger Gilbride, was ordained a Deacon in Bavaria, Germany on 25 May 2019.  Roger will be ordained to the priesthood in June next year.  Please keep him in your prayers.  Our congratulations and best wishes go to Roger, his family and the Fraternity of St Peter.       Photos of the ordination ceremony can be seen here at the Fraternity of St Peter website:   http://fsspwigratzbad.blogspot.com/2019/05/2019-ordinations-diaconales.html https://photos.app.goo.gl/qKvRmwBfR7PNQL8A6  
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