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In conformity with the wishes of its founder, Archbishop Lefebvre, the SSPX exists to promote the priesthood and all that pertains to it.
For over 50 years the SSPX has been a testament to God's Providence, with tremendous growth despite opposition and set backs.
Who was Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre? How did he achieve the great work of founding a religious society in these confusing times?
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Learn about the SSPX's view of the current situation in the Church and how we hope to "Restore all things in Christ."
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SSPX and Rome
The SSPX is an authentic work of the Church, despite our difficult relations with the hierarchy. Read about our status with regard to Rome.
Learn more about the SSPX: our purpose, our founder, and our vital efforts on behalf of the priesthood and the traditional Latin Mass.
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Like any religious society, the SSPX is organized hierarchically to oversee a worldwide network of districts, seminaries, priories, and schools.
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Read how the various divisions of the SSPX work together under the Superior General to accomplish our mission within the Church.
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Inspired by charity, the SSPX works for the good of souls through schools, retreat houses, missions, and other apostolic societies.
The SSPX brothers, our oblate sisters, and other religious congregations faithful to Tradition live closely united to our priestly society.
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Read about the organizational structure of the SSPX and its practical means of accomplishing its essential mission.
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The General House is the residence of the Superior General and serves as a central hub for the international work of the SSPX.
In accord with our purpose and mission, our six international seminaries oversee the formation of candidates to the priesthood.
The districts of the SSPX are territorial divisions often coinciding with the geographical boundaries of a nation.
View statistics of the growth of the SSPX over the past 50 years as well as details of our membership around the world.
Use our convenient Mass locator to find a chapel or priory near your home or while travelling anywhere in the world.
The SSPX is established in over 60 countries and has experienced constant growth around the world since its foundation in 1970.
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Catholic priests act in the person of Jesus Christ and participate in His mediation, especially through the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass.
The priest is an instrument of Our Lord Himself with a sacramental character enabling him to confer the sacraments for the good of souls.
A calling to the priesthood is both supernatural and personal. It is the Lord of the harvest Himself calling laborers to become other Christs.
A vocation requires prayerful consideration. Read here some helpful advice concerning the beautiful vocation of the Catholic priesthood.
TThe priest participates in the priesthood of Our Lord Jesus Christ and requires extensive training and support to prepare him for his mission.
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Superior General Letters
Read here the most recent letters from the Superior General of the Society of Saint Pius X to the faithful.
Lesen Sie die offiziellen Mitteilungen des Generalhauses der Priesterbruderschaft St. Pius X. in Menzingen, Schweiz.
Read the most up-to-date statements from the General House and the Superior General of the Society of Saint Pius X.
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