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Recent Events: Tonsure and Minor Orders

Bishop Bernard Fellay, Superior General of the Society of St. Pius X, conferred the clerical tonsure on four seminarians and the minor orders of Porter and Lector on one seminarian, on the feast of the Assumption. See our recent events page for details.

For the rest of the events in place for the 2016 Academic Year, see our academic

Recent Newsletters
Oct. 2016: Assurance in Suffering
May 2016: Short Steps to Sanctity

Retreats at the Seminary

  • 2-7 January 2017: Ignatian retreat for women

  • 23-28 January 2017: Ignatian retreat for men

To register for one of these retreats, please:
  1. Download the retreat inscription form.

  2. Fill out the form and return it to the Seminary. Only pay the $50 non-refundable deposit when requested to do so. This deposit is necessary to ensure the firm intention of the applicant to attend the retreat.
    Payment may be made by cheque or bank transfer into the Seminary's General Fund.

  3. The completed application may be posted to the Seminary or scanned and then emailed to us.

  4. Download the driving directions if you need them.

Message From The Rector, Father Daniel Themann

Holy Cross Seminary is one of six seminaries operated by the Society of Saint Pius X, and is located in the countryside 25 kilometers outside of Goulburn, and about 2 hours driving time south-west from Sydney, Australia. Although Holy Cross is an international Seminary, as are all the Society's Seminaries, open to candidates from all over the world, it is nevertheless especially geared to take Seminarians from Australia, New Zealand and Asia. Holy Cross seminary is the smallest of the Society's seminaries. The others are in Switzerland, France, Germany, the U.S. and Argentina. more


Society of St. Pius X

The headquarters of the SSPX is located in Switzerland:
SSPX General House
Menzingen, ZG 6313




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