Rorate Mass: December 10, 2016
Early on Saturday morning, December 10, Fr. Josef Bisig, Rector of Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary, celebrated the annual Rorate Mass. The Rorate Mass is celebrated on a Saturday of Advent by candlelight and ends with an antiphon repeated three times by the celebrant announcing the approaching coming of Christ.
Vespers for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception: December 8, 2016
Priests and seminarians of OLGS celebrated the Feast of Our Lady's Immaculate Conception with particular festivity. After Fr. John Berg, Superior General of the FSSP celebrated Mass in the morning, the seminary was very happy to welcome His Excellency, James Conley, Bishop of Lincoln, to the seminary along with seminarians and priests from St. Gregory the Great Seminary. Afternoon activities included sports and potato cannon shooting competitions. In the evening, His Excellency celebrated Solemn Pontifical Vespers at the throne with the seminarians and priests, and then all went to enjoy dinner and dessert together.
Minor Ordinations: November 19, 2016
We give thanks to God for the eleven men who received the minor ordinations of Porter and Lector and for the ten men who received the orders of Exorcist and Acolyte. His Excellency Robert Finn, Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, came to bestow the orders during a Pontifical Mass at the Faldstool on Saturday, November 19, 2016. We ask you to keep these men in your prayers as they continue their path towards the altar of God.