Celebrating 40 Years: SSPX Sisters

Thursday, May 01, 2014

The Sisters of the Society of St. Pius X were found in 1974 by Archbishop Lefebvre and his sister, Mother Mary Gabriel.

In commemoration of their 40th anniversary, we have published some statistics from DICI, a letter on importance of their religious vocation and an image gallery of the SSPX's sisters.

Extract from Letter on Vocations:
To better understand the reasons which motivated the Archbishop to found the Society of Sisters after having erected the Priestly Society, we must remember that from the beginning the Archbishop desired that the priests themselves live in small communities. 
It is a fact that the Society St. Pius X has indeed carried out his plan. By promoting this way of life, the Archbishop was responding to an important solicitude of the Church: that priests termed as ‘seculars’ rediscover the community life, which had been practiced by them during the more fervent centuries of the Church. Especially nowadays, when the world has again become so hostile to the Catholic priesthood, the common life allows priests to mutually help and support one another...

Source: SSPX.org

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