Rector's letters

Southern Sentinel 143

July 03, 2021
In his letter, Fr MacPherson  draws parallels between the lessons the Hebrews (and the Egyptians) ought to have learned from the ten plagues of Egypt, and the lessons that we ourselves ought t

Southern Sentinel 142

March 24, 2021
In the first Sentinel of 2021, we celebrate the ordination late last year (under the trying circumstances of COVID19) of Frs Yagan, Alolaya, and Manyeki, who had to fly half-way across the world to

Southern Sentinel 141

October 24, 2020
In Fr MacPherson's first Sentinel, he describes the heroic witness and actions of Archbishop Lefebrve in preserving and transmitting the authentic Catholic Priesthood and Faith.

Southern Sentinel 140

June 23, 2020
Fr. Themann bids farewell and announces Fr. MacPherson as the new Rector of Holy Cross Seminary from August. He also writes about the importance of keeping a supernatural outlook throughout the COVID-19 crisis. The seminary chapel (and kitchen) gets a new speaker system.

Southern Sentinel 139

January 02, 2020
The December 2019 edition of the Southern Sentinel celebrates the ordination of one priest and three deacons, Deo Gratias! It also farewells priest professor, Fr Paul Robinson, and welcomes Fr Mark Stafki to Holy Cross. Fr Themann also shares a short reflection on the beautiful season of Christmas... and a photo of the Brothers enjoying the snow at Holy Cross.

Southern Sentinel 138

September 28, 2019
The September 2019 edition of the Sentinel provides a brief guide to solving life's problems, a photo from the ordination of three subdeacons, and reports from Father Themann's 10th Anniversary Celebrations and the Brothers' winter holiday.

Southern Sentinel 137

April 08, 2019
This April, 2019, issue of the Southern Sentinel speaks of the promising entering class at Holy Cross, provides helpful advice for parents, and reports on the new soccer oval that has been prepared for seminarians' recreations.

Southern Sentinel 136

March 06, 2019
The January 2019 issue of the Southern Sentinel highlights the ordination ceremony of the previous December, and Rev. Fr Themann speaks about the role of Our Lord in helping us attain our true personal identity.

Southern Sentinel 135

October 22, 2018
The October 2018 issue of the Southern Sentinel highlights three men taking the religious habit of the Brothers of the SSPX, and mentions two other Brothers renewing their vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience.

Southern Sentinel 134

September 01, 2018
The August 2018 issue of the Southern Sentinel highlights the Ordination of the first Nigerian subdeacon of the SSPX, and Ordination to Minor Orders for five other seminarians. The ceremonies were celebrated by the First General Assistant, Bishop Alfonso Galarreta in the presence of 11 SSPX priests, 6 SSPX nuns, and nearly 100 faithful.