The purpose of this blog is to provide an open forum for discussion of the aims of the society; news from the wider Church and details of Masses and events of interest in the diocese. The Latin Mass Society in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Middlesbrough expresses its full filial devotion and loyalty to Holy Mother Church, Pope Francis and Bishop Drainey.



REGULAR TRADITIONAL MASSES IN THE DIOCESE OF MIDDLESBROUGH

12 Noon. Every Sunday Missa Cantata
Church of St Wilfrid, Duncombe Place, York. YO1 7EF

Feast Days (as advertised) usually at 6pm.

5pm. 1st Saturdays. Low Mass.
St Mary's Church, Bishophill Junior, York. YO1 6EN

Other Masses as advertised, usually at 6.30pm.

VESPERS AND BENEDICTION

4pm. Every Sunday
Church of St Wilfrid, Duncombe Place, York. YO1 7EF

Vespers & Compline as advertised (see link to the Rudgate Singers Calendar below) at St Mary's Church, Bishophill Junior. YO1 6EN

07 November 2014

The Priestly Fraternity of St Peter

The priestly Fraternity of St Peter, or FSSP as many people know it, has updated its membership figures. They are broken down as follows: Priests 253 Deacons 16 Other Seminarians 144 Total 413 The average of their membership is 37, a figure that has stayed the same for several years, so we can be assured that fraternity will survive for many decades to come. The society also gives a breakdown of its membership by nationality which is as follows: United States 138 France 112 Germany 51 Canada 27 England & Wales 12 Other 73 With a good number of seminarians joining the two seminaries each year, the fraternity is experiencing steady growth.

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