17 December, two priests and three deacons are to be
ordained at Holy Cross Seminary by Bishop Bernard Fellay.
See our official
announcement. This will be the first priestly
ordination at Holy Cross since 2009. For information about
joining us here at the Seminary on this joyful occasion,
consult our FAQ page.
Recent Events: Ordinations to Tonsure,
Minor Orders and Subdiaconate
14 and 15 August, six seminarians were
advanced to the next stage of priestly orders by His
Excellency Bishop Alfonso de Galarreta. Among the
ordinands were three new Subdeacons: 2 Americans and 1
Australian. See our recent
events page for more.
the events in place for the 2015 Academic Year, see our
Retreats at the Seminary
register for one of these retreats, please:
- 4-9 January 2016: Ignatian retreat for men
- 18-23 January 2016: Ignatian retreat for
- Download the retreat
- 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.
- The completed application may be posted to the
Seminary or scanned and then emailed
- Download the driving
directions if you need them.
Message From The Rector, Father
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
Society of St. Pius X
headquarters of the SSPX is located in Switzerland:
SSPX General House
Menzingen, ZG 6313
Cross Seminary, 3436 Braidwood Road, Lake Bathurst
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