Category: Resistance

Excommunication of Bishop Zendejas: A Badge of Honor

Excommunication of Bishop Zendejas: A Badge of Honor

Statement from the Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge on the Consecration of Father Gerardo Zendejas, Member of an Independent Church http://www.arlingtondiocese.org/press-releases/2017/statement-from-most-reverend-michael-f–burbidge-on-the-consecration-of-father-gerardo-zendejas,-member-of-an-independent-church/     On May 11, 2017, at the St. Athanasius church in Vienna, Virginia, Bishops Richard Williamson, Jean-Michel Faure and Tomas de Aquino will consecrate Father Gerardo Zendejas a bishop of a schismatic community,…

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Chronology of the Internal Resistance Uprising in France

Chronology of the Internal Resistance Uprising in France

The following chronology is excerpted from a private email which I distributed amongst approximately 50 friends and allies, clerical and lay, yesterday, concerning the recent opposition of 7 deans of the SSPX French District, and the superiors of the three allied French monasteries of Bellaigue (Benedictine), Morgon (Capuchin), and the Transfiguration, to Menzingen’s acceptance of…

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More Internal Resistance in France

More Internal Resistance in France

Fr. Phillipe Francois (SSPX, France) [That which follows is a surprisingly good Google Translation of a transcription of Fr. Phillipe Francois’ Easter Sunday sermon, in which he directly contradict’s Bishop Fellay’s August/2016 Australian conference contention that the prelature is not a trap, and exhorts Menzingen to return to the prudence of Archbishop Lefebvre regarding relations…

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Hugh Akins Endorses “Ipsa Conteret”

Hugh Akins Endorses “Ipsa Conteret”

We happily received this endorsement of the Ipsa Conteret Resistance newsletter from the desk of Mr. Hugh Akins today, which will run in a future edition of his excellent quarterly journal Oportet Christum Regnare (“Christ Must Reign”): “NOTE: A word about the Ipsa Conteret newsletter, a project of a group of Resistance leaders and activists:…

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Ipsa Conteret (Issue #1) Now Available!

Ipsa Conteret (Issue #1) Now Available!

http://IpsaConteret.com   Dear Friends- We are pleased to announce that Ipsa Conteret is now online, and available gratis, at the link above. The first issue runs 49 pages, and can either be viewed on the website, or downloaded (entirely, or article by article). Please send your feedback to the Editor (Samuel), using the contact function on the http://IpsaConteret.com website. We…

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Reflections on a Staggering Development

Reflections on a Staggering Development

[NB: There remains some confusion as to whether the Vatican’s new pastoral guidelines are mandatory for all SSPX marriages, or, whether they are merely an option for the scrupulous.  The SSPX’s brief communique does nothing to clarify the ambiguity.  However, an intelligent poster on the French Resistance Forum (“Gillou47”) has this to say, which seems…

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Bishop Faure Resigns from USML Over Sedevacantism

Bishop Faure Resigns from USML Over Sedevacantism

Following months of intrigue, dissension, and unfruitful discussion, Bishop Jean-Michel Faure has resigned his membership in the USML. At issue was the matter of sedevacantism. Specifically: Whether sedevacantists were to be allowed in the USML Whether sedevacantists were to be allowed into the seminary via the USML A few weeks ago, the sedevacantist members of…

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In Response to “Arsenius”

In Response to “Arsenius”

A post recently appeared on Cathinfo by one calling himself “Arsenius,” which took issue with Bishop Williamson’s choice of Fr. Zendejas for episcopal consecration this coming May 11. I post Arsenius’s comments below in their entirety, and then offer a polite response: “I know I’m going to get a lot of flak for saying this,…

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Eleison Comments #504: “Fourth Bishop”

Eleison Comments #504: “Fourth Bishop”

FOURTH BISHOP March 11, 2017 Number DIV (504)Printable PDF Bishops there must be, where souls strive for Heaven. Try Vienna in Virginia, May eleven! Ever since the summer of 2012 when the Society of St Pius X decided officially to change course and abandon the doctrine-first stand taken 40 years previously by Archbishop Lefebvre, it…

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SSPX: Teacher’s Pet?

SSPX: Teacher’s Pet?

A couple weeks ago, the SSPX (“indignant” over the appearance of 200 posters hung in various locations throughout Rome, taking Francis to task for his scandalous papacy) rushed to the defense of the Pope, claiming satire was not an acceptable form of apologetics in the battle for the faith. Reaction in traditional circles was as…

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Future SSPX Defections: Only to the Left

Future SSPX Defections: Only to the Left

When in his December 2013 conference to the Brothers at Flavigny, Fr. Pfluger spoke of the defections and expulsions of Resistance clergy from the SSPX as a “purification” of the Society, he spoke truly, from a certain perspective: The strongest supporters of Archbishop Lefebvre, and those most committed to the eventual recovery of the Church,…

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Eleison Comments #503: “Holy Priests?”

Eleison Comments #503: “Holy Priests?”

March 4, 2017 Number DIII (503)Printable PDF When soothing priests put souls to sleep, Our Heavenly Mother can but weep. By a great grace of God, one reader of these “Comments,” immersed by family and work in today’s world, has nevertheless kept a true sense of what is going on around him – the great…

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New Official Website of the SAJM

New Official Website of the SAJM

Ladies and Gentlemen- We are pleased to announce to you the creation and publication of the official website of the Priestly Society of the Apostles of Jesus and Mary (aka SAJM), which can be accessed here: http://sajm-siteofficiel.blogspot.mx/ The SAJM, canonically erected by His Excellency, Bishop Jean Michel Faure, is at the present time the greatest…

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“Non Una Cum” and the Resistance

“Non Una Cum” and the Resistance

   “Non Una Cum” and the Resistance By Sean Johnson, 20 January 2017   Introduction: As the deterioration of the papacy accelerates under Pope Francis, with revealed doctrine consistently being openly flouted and contradicted, some priests in the Resistance have embarked upon a campaign to make the prayer for the Pope in the canon of…

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