Events of 2010
8 DECEMBER 2010
The feast of the Immaculate Conception is the day chosen by Archbishop Lefebvre for the engagements of members into the Society of St. Pius X.
This year, two seminarians renewed their engagement, while Seminary professor Fr. Christoph Pfluger made his perpetual engagement into the SSPX.
After the Solemn High Mass, in order to bring the three month Vocations Crusade to a fitting close, Fr. Griego blessed a crown and then crowned a statue of Our Lady of Fatima. This was followed by a procession around the Seminary.
The Crusade was dedicated to Our Lady and so, at the end, all of the many prayers, sacrifices, and good works sent in to the Seminary from around the world were given to Our Lady, in order that She may present them to Her Son and obtain a rich harvest of vocations for Holy Cross and the SSPX.
At the end of October, the Seminary traveled to Tynong on a mission to recruit vocations.
The activities of the three day weekend included Solemn High Masses, Benedictions, a conference on vocations, a sausage sizzle with the faithful, and a breakfast with the secondary boys.
May God grant many fruits from the seeds planted!
(top left) Fr. Griego gives Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament on Saturday evening.
(top right) Fr. Griego speaks to the faithful about the need for holy families to produce priestly vocations.
(bottom left) Prior Fr. Delsorte explains (in drizzly weather) the current projects at St. Thomas Aquinas College.
(bottom right) The seminarians visit one of the College classrooms.
15 AUGUST 2010
On the feast of the Assumption, His Lordship
Alfonso de Galarreta conferred the clerical tonsure and minor orders at Holy Cross Seminary.
View a slideshow of the ceremony.
11 July 2010: Taking of the Cassock & First Engagements
On 11 July, two seminarians in the second year, Marlowe Domdom of the Philippines and Guy Bevan of Great Britain, made their first engagements into the Society of St. Pius X.
Four seminarians in the first year -- Sunday Ojugbeli of Nigeria, William Salac of the Philippines, Joseph Ockerse and Marcel Ockerse of Australia --
took the cassock.
Four new cassocks: (l to r) Joseph Ockerse, William Salac, Sunday Ojugbeli, Marcel Ockerse
Behind the cassocks, in center, two new members of the SSPX: (l) Guy Bevan and (r) Marlowe Domdom
To see a slideshow of pictures taken around the Seminary,
March 2010: Beginning of Academic Year
The entire community assembled for a group photo at the beginning of the academic year.
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