Superior General’s letters

Please find here the list of the letters of the Superior General of the Society of St. Pius X.


April 1980 - Superior General's Letter #18

April 13, 1980
We rejoice that many Sisters are taking the habit and making their professions. They are living examples of the vitality of Tradition. We too must live in a spirit of faith, hope and charity. True progress in the Church cannot occur at the expense of Tradition. Let us continue to fight the good fight of faith.

October 1979 - Superior General's Letter #17

October 11, 1979
Support of priests and faithful for Tradition growing rapidly. New seminary in the United States at Ridgefield, CT. New central headquarters for the SSPX to be organized soon.

March 1979 - Superior General's Letter #16

March 19, 1979
In this letter there is a transcript of the letter which Archbishop Lefebvre sent to the Pope on Christmas Eve in which he clearly explains the Society's position and in which he asks that the Society be autonomous and allowed to foster Tradition. This would benefit the Church in general and in particular. The Society's expansion continues.

September 1978 - Superior General's Letter #15

September 08, 1978
Notable events in the Church. More priests for the SSPX. Faithful are asking for the Traditional Mass and sacraments everywhere. Many vocations coming from everywhere also. The German speaking seminary moved to Zaitzkofen. Two new centers in Europe: Madrid and Brussels. In the US, the SSPX has acquired the center of St. Mary's, Kansas, site for future college.

March 1978 - Superior General's Letter #14

March 19, 1978
Let us remember that Providence has allowed this crisis for our sanctification. The Church is undergoing its Passion. The liberal's marriage between truth and error that has resulted in the New Mass and the dissolution of once Catholic nations, is similar to a cancer that is destroying the body of the Church. The Society continues its work and prays that families sanctify themselves which would create a better future for the Church.

October 1977 - Superior General's Letter #13

October 17, 1977
In the face of the constant progress of the auto demolition of the Church we have to react. All authority is at the service of life and ultimately supernatural life. Soon the seminaries in Germany and the USA will be obliged to move to larger premises.

March 1977 - Superior General's Letter #12

March 19, 1977
God has revealed Himself to us in the person of Christ Jesus. Revelation is what God has transmitted to the Church and can be summarized as the doctrine of the Cross. Faith and the Cross go together. The Conciliar Church negates the Cross and falls prey to all her enemies. Thanks to your generosity the Society continues to expand in Quebec and Geneva.

October 1976 - Superior General's Letter #11

October 07, 1976
The Society's reaction in view of the arbitrary condemnation. There is no compromise possible between Truth and Error. Mgr. Lefebvre makes his point of view clear on the topic of liturgical reform, the Church's changed attitude towards communism and religious liberty. 

March 1976 - Superior General's Letter #10

March 07, 1976
The work of the Society continues and the Society also continues its expansion. This is thanks to a firm trust in God based on Faith. Rome has lost this Faith and that is why it persecutes the Society who preserves and perseveres in it.

September 1975 - Superior General's Letter #9

September 04, 1975
Machinations of Cardinal Villot stopping the appeal of Archbishop Lefebvre. The principles of Liberalism and its consequenties in practical church life. Condemnations of Liberalism by the popes and its influence on the teachings of Vatican II. Collegiality, reformed liturgy, religious liberty and ecumenism are the fruits of Liberalism.