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Life in Community
The Society of St Pius X is a religious family that firmly believes in the importance of community life.
Life of Prayer
Prayer makes up the most important part of the seminarian’s day.
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Life of Study
Seminarians are meant to translate what they learn into a robust spiritual life during the years of their formation.
Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre (1905-1991) founded the Society of St Pius X for the purpose of forming good and holy Catholic priests.
The Society of St Pius X is a thriving congregation of priests, religious brothers, and religious sisters.
Holy Cross Seminary started in 1988 and has been at its current location near Goulburn, NSW, since 1989.
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Learn about the Society of St Pius X, the history of Holy Cross Seminary, and life at the Seminary.
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Rev Fr Daniel Themann of the USA is the current Rector of Holy Cross Seminary.
Learn about the four other professors stationed at Holy Cross: two Australians, one Canadian, and one American.
Holy Cross Seminary is a brothers’ novitiate in addition to being a Seminary.
Learn about the academic schedule of the seminarians, and their daily life of prayer, study, work, and recreation.
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The community at Holy Cross Seminary consists of priests, brothers, and seminarians.
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The purpose of the Society of St Pius X is the priesthood and all that pertains to it and nothing but what concerns it.
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Brothers of the SSPX consecrate themselves by the vows of poverty, chastity and obedience, and live out their religious life assisting the priests.
Do I Have a Vocation?
What are the signs by which one may determine if he should try his vocation at the Seminary?
Practical information related to entering Holy Cross Seminary.
Discerning one’s vocation is the most important thing that one does in life.
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Superior General's Letter
Letters from the Superior General of the Society of Saint Pius X to the faithful centered around current events in the universal Church, the Society and around the world
Find the most up-to-date statements from the Superior General, District Superior of the Society of Saint Pius X. Check back often to discover the latest information.
Read the Southern Sentinel, the Seminary’s newsletter, which appears three times a year and includes photos of seminary life.
Written publications of the SSPX can keep you up to date with what is happening in the Society and at Holy Cross Seminary.
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Perpetual Engagement to the Society of Pius X
Ordination to the Subdiaconate and Minor Orders, and Tonsure
First Engagements to the Society of St Pius X
Ordination to the Diaconate and Priesthood
Women's Ignatian Retreat
Men's Ignatian Retreat