The Society of Saint Pius X Now Has 658 Priests

July 03, 2019
Source: fsspx.news

After the Society of Saint Pius X’s priestly ordinations that took place in June 2019 the Northern Hemisphere, 13 new priests have come to reinforce the ranks of the priestly work founded by Marcel Lefebvre (1905-1991) almost 50 years ago.

Five American candidates were ordained priests for eternity on June 21 by Bishop Bernard Tissier de Mallerais in Dillwyn, Virginia (USA), then six candidates (4 French, 1 English, and 1 Italian) were ordained on June 28 by Bishop Alfonso de Galarreta in Ecône (Switzerland). Finally, two new priests (1 German and 1 Pole) were ordained in Zaitzkofen (Germany) on June 29 by Bishop Bernard Fellay.

The Society of Saint Pius X now has 658 priests, including three bishops, as well as 128 professed brothers, and 74 Oblate sisters.