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Recent Events: Three New Priests Ordained on 15 December 2016

Bp Tissier de Mallerais ordained one Australia and two Americans to the priesthood on an unseasonably cool day in Goulburn. See our recent events page for details and pictures.

For the events in place for the 2017 Academic Year, see our academic schedule.

Recent Newsletters
Dec. 2016: Priestly Ordinations
Oct. 2016: Assurance in Suffering

Retreats at the Seminary

  • 2-7 January 2017: Ignatian retreat for women: This retreat is fully booked.

  • 23-28 January 2017: Ignatian retreat for men: This retreat is fully booked.

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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