Priestly Ordinations: May 30 and June 13, 2015
Please pray for the eight men who are to be ordained to the eternal priesthood this year in North America. Six men will be ordained by His Excellency James Conley, Bishop of the Diocese of Lincoln, at 10:00am on May 30, 2015 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church (the Newman Center at the Lincoln Universtity of Nebraska).
Two men will be ordained by His Excellency Terrence Prendergast, Archbishop of Ottawa, at 10:30am on June 13, 2015 at the seminary chapel of the Séminaire Saint-Hyacinthe in St. Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada.
Rogation Day Procession: May 13, 2015
On the day before the Feast of the Ascension, the seminary held one of its Rogation Day processions. Seminarians and priests gathered at 6:30am in the chapel to begin the procession to the seminary gardens, chanting the Litany of the Saints along the way. Seminary rector, Fr. Josef Bisig, blessed the fields before the procession headed back for a Sung Mass in the chapel.
May Crowning: May 3, 2015
On the first Sunday of May after Vespters, seminarians and priests of Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary, together with several families of the area, held a precoession in honor of our Lady. The procession concluded at the statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe in the seminary entrance hall where Fr. Joseph Lee blessed a crown of flowers for our Lady, and then a girl who had just received her First Communion from the Fraternity's local parish placed it on her head.
Fr. James Buckley's 50th Priestly Ordination Anniversary: April 15, 2015
Seminarians and priests from all over North America met at Our Lady of Guadalupe on April 15 to celebrate the 50th Priestly Ordination Anniversary of Fr. James Buckley, FSSP. Fr. Buckley celebrated a Solemn High Mass in the afternoon, after which all gathered in the Refectory for a banquet.
Fr. Buckley was ordained in 1965 for the Salvatorians. He joined the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter in 1992 and has spent almost all of his time since teaching at Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary. The priests and seminarians of OLGS are deeply grateful to Fr. Buckley for his years of priestly service and example in the Fraternity in general and at the seminary in particular.
Holy Week: March 29 - April 5, 2015
While many of the seminarians travelled to parishes around the country to assist with Holy Week liturgies, many seminarians remained at the seminary to aid in making Holy Week a beautiful experience of the liturgies of the most holy time of the liturgical year.
The priests and seminarians of Our Lady of Guadalupe wish you a very blessed Easter.