Seminary News

Upcoming Ordination to the Subdiaconate: February 7, 2015

Please pray for the four men who will be ordained subdeacons on Saturday, February 7, by His Excellency Joseph Perry, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Chicago at 10:00am at Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary.

Rorate Mass: December 13, 2014

The Saturday morning after Our Lady of Guadalupe's Feast Day, Fr. Lawrence offerred the seminary's annual Rorate Mass. This Mass is celebrated before dawn by candlelight.

Feast Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe: December 12, 2014

On December 12, priests and seminarians of Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary celebrated their patronal feast day with particular solemnity and festivity. Seminarians kept vigil until midnight the night before in prayer and hymns to our Lady. His Excellency James Conley, Bishop of Lincoln, came to offer a Solemn Pontifical Mass the next morning. That evening, seminarians from St. Gregory the Great Seminary in Seward, NE joined the FSSP seminarians to pray Solemn Vespers and enjoy a very festive dinner, which included fireworks, a mariachi band, and piñatas. Seminarians and priests of Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary reconsecrated themselves to our Lady under that title at the end of Vespers.

Minor Orders: November 22, 2014

On Saturday, November 22, 2014, His Excellency Elden Curtiss, Archbishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Omaha, offerred a Solemn Pontifical Mass at which 15 men received the minor orders of Excorcist and Acolyte and 11 men received the orders of Porter and Lector. We give thanks to God for their advancement on the road toward the Priesthood, and we ask you to pray for the Ordinati.