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October 25, 2018

PRIORY CAMPAIGN: More Prayers Needed!

Official Campaign page here. We are so DEEPLY GRATEFUL to all of you from all over the UK and abroad for the £541,256.36 raised since 18 July.   In addition, there is about £50,000.00 of Gift Aid: but this money will be sent to us by HM Revenue too late for purchase: it can only be used for conversion work later on. Put simply then, we are still short of £208,743.64 to buy even only ONE of the two buildings.  […]

October 24, 2018

WHY CATHOLIC MISSIONS? Why the Missions? from LiveMass on Vimeo. Drawing on the charisma of St. Therese of Lisieux, Fr. de Malleray, FSSP offers a concise explanation of the purpose of Catholic missionaries.

October 22, 2018

Vocation Weekend 25-27 Jan. 2019

Is God calling ME?  Matrimony, celibacy, monastery, seminary, Fraternity? If you are a single Catholic man aged between 18 and 29 years of age, come and discern with us at St Mary’s Priory & Church, Smith St, Warrington WA1 2NS, England.  Shrine Rector Fr de Malleray, FSSP will lead the Weekend, assisted by Fr Konrad Loewenstein, FSSP and Fr Ian Verrier, FSSP. There will be talks, prayers (Divine Office in our beautiful church), Holy Mass and informal chatting with fellow […]

October 19, 2018

11 UK priests in 16 years

Please pray for Samuel and Miklos, our two UK vocations beginning their Second Year at our two seminaries. They have completed their First Year and will be incorporated into our Fraternity tomorrow, Saturday 20th October. Please also pray for Ciall, another Irish-English vocation, who would have been with them but had to leave seminary for health reasons last June after a successful First Year. Tomorrow, 25 young men altogether will receive First Tonsure and the cassock from the bishops, both […]

October 16, 2018

The Day After Tomorrow

Priory Campaign: last 2 days – please pray for success! THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW… Dear Friends, We raised (or were pledged) £526,540.00 since 18 July, but… we are still short of £223,460.00 to buy even only one of the two buildings – in 2 days… Please pray the rosary, offer up prayers and sacrifices, attend Holy Mass, that if it God’s Holy Will and Our Lady’s, they may inspire all those involved in this undertaking to bring it to fruition: […]

September 29, 2018

New Video on Priory Campaign

VIDEO on the Priory Campaign! Click HERE or on the picture below to see what we have to say about Catholic education, ordinations, liturgical beauty, assistance to families and more! A great thank you to Stefano Mazzeo who made the video! Please forward the link to your friends and acquaintances: we have less than 3 weeks left to raise the remaining GBP1.2m… Thanks to your generosity, since 18 July we received GBP545,000.00 as pledges. Please pray for a miracle: we have […]

September 13, 2018

Miracle donation boosts Priory Campaign to 1/3 raised!

Dear Friends, Greetings. Thank you for your expressed interest for our Priory Campaign and/or for your generous pledge. I am delighted to announce that we have now nearly 1/3 of the amount pledged! If you mean to send a donation, please find below the information for you now to order the transfer to our charity. Please email our Shrine Secretary Jane Wright at for any assistance. To donate, please make the cheque or bank transfer payable to ‘FSSP ENGLAND’; write […]

Dowry 39 Autumn Issue now online

thumbnail of 2018-09-12 Dowry 39 ONLINE

Special Priory Campaign issue and new Personal Parish! Click here or on the picture to open the pdf: In this issue: Editorial: Happy Thirtieth Anniversary One More Priest Ordained, And More To Follow The PRIORY CAMPAIGN: 18 July – 18 Oct 18 First EF Personal Parish in the United Kingdom Who is the Patron Saint of our New Parish? Tu Es Sacerdos in Æternum: Since June 9, 2018 Alexander of Hales’ Theory of Matrimony The Prayers of the Angel of Fatima […]

September 9, 2018

Bishop of Portsmouth establishes FSSP Parish in Reading

  It is our great joy to announce that on 8 September 2018, the feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Bishop Philip Egan, the Bishop of Portsmouth, established us as a Personal Parish, under the patronage of St John Fisher.  Our parish community will continue to be located at St William of York Church, Reading, until such time as a permanent home can be found.  To view the joint press statement from the Diocese and FSSP please click here.  For more information regarding the […]