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Ladies’ Discernment Day in London: 13th April

What: Day of Vocational Discernment for Single Catholic Ladies (Facebook link)

When: Saturday 13th April 2024

Where: Tyburn Convent, 8 Hyde Park Place, London W2 2LJ

For: any single Catholic ladies about the event. (If they are under 18 years of age, please have their mother email malleray@fssp.org well in advance to confirm she takes full responsibility and will stay with her daughter at all times.)

By: Fr Armand de Malleray, FSSP

Schedule:

0:30am: Arrival, tea, chat

11am: Talk on Vocation in general and Holy Matrimony

12noon: Holy Mass & thanksgiving

1pm: Picnic (bring your lunch) in Park or indoors

2pm: Rosary at Tyburn Tree and in Park

2:30pm: Testimony by a contemplative nun

3pm: Talk on the Three Vows of religion and becoming a bride of Christ

4pm: Adoration & Confessions

4:30pm: Talk on apostolic vs contemplative orders

5:30pm: Tea, departure

Resources:

You may like to watch this video on religious calling here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8hdrD5fSPM.

Text version of the above here: https://rorate-caeli.blogspot.com/…/reviving-religious….

Video on Holy Matrimony: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pwHrMlZa4_U.

Cost: give the Tyburn Nuns whatever you wish for the use of their premises.

Pope Francis encourages the FSSP

COMMUNIQUÉ FEATURED

Audience with Pope Francis

Published 

Official communiqué of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter – Fribourg, March 1st, 2024.

Following a request from the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter, Pope Francis invited Fr. Andrzej Komorowski, Superior General of the FSSP, to meet with him. He received him in private audience at the Vatican on Thursday, February 29, 2024, accompanied by Fr. Benoît Paul-Joseph, Superior of the District of France, and Fr. Vincent Ribeton, Rector of St. Peter’s Seminary in Wigratzbad.

The meeting was an opportunity for them to express their deep gratitude to the Holy Father for the decree of February 11, 2022, by which the Pope confirmed the liturgical specificity of the Fraternity of St. Peter, but also to share with him the difficulties encountered in its application. The Pope was very understanding and invited the Fraternity of St. Peter to continue to build up ecclesial communion ever more fully through its own proper charism. Fr. Komorowski informed the Holy Father that the decree of February 11, 2022 had been given on the very day of the Fraternity of St. Peter’s consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, on the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes. The Holy Father hailed this coincidence as a providential sign.

The papal decree signed on 11 February 2022 (pictures of the original here)

DOCUMENTSFOUNDATION

Decree of Pope Francis confirming the use of the 1962 liturgical books

Published 

[Original: Latin and Spanish]

The Holy Father Francis, grants to each and every member of the Society of Apostolic Life “Fraternity of Saint Peter”, founded on July 18, 1988 and declared of “Pontifical Right” by the Holy See, the faculty to celebrate the sacrifice of the Mass, and to carry out the sacraments and other sacred rites, as well as to fulfill the Divine Office, according to the typical editions of the liturgical books, namely the Missal, the Ritual, the Pontifical and the Roman Breviary, in force in the year 1962.

They may use this faculty in their own churches or oratories; otherwise it may only be used with the consent of the Ordinary of the place, except for the celebration of private Masses.

Without prejudice to what has been said above, the Holy Father suggests that, as far as possible, the provisions of the motu proprio Traditionis Custodes be taken into account as well.

Given in Rome, near St. Peter’s, on February 11, the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, in the year 2022, the ninth year of my Pontificate.

Francis