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Wednesday 25 January 2017
by  Ronald Witherup

Acclaimed Paintings at Saint Sulpice Restored

After lengthy time of cleaning and restoration, three famous paintings from the great nineteenth-century French artist Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863) are again available for public viewing at the Church of Saint Sulpice in the 6th arrondissement of Paris.
The three paintings in the chapel just to (...)

Wednesday 21 September 2016
by  Ronald Witherup

Sulpician Reflection on Celibacy

The year 2016 marks the tenth anniversary of the publication of a document by the Society of the Priests of Saint Sulpice, “For the Sake of the Kingdom: A Sulpician Approach to Formation in Priestly Celibacy” (2006). The document was the result of an international meeting of the four Councils of (...)

Friday 3 June 2016
by  Ronald Witherup

Oldest Bishop in the World

The oldest Roman Catholic bishop in the world is Archbishop Peter Leo GERETY, Archbishop Emeritus of Newark (New Jersey, USA). Next month (19 July 2016) he will celebrate his 104th birthday!
In addition, this month (June) he celebrates a rare 50th anniversary as a bishop, and his 77th (...)

Tuesday 10 May 2016
by  Ronald Witherup

Sulpician Publications

Many Sulpicians have published innumerable works over the years. Some continue to publish works even in retirement.
A case in point is Mgr René COSTE, PSS. Now at the age of 94 he has just published his most recent work, Sur toi le Christ resplendira (Paris: Parole et Silence, 2016). Based upon (...)

Friday 29 April 2016
by  Ronald Witherup

225th Anniversary of the U.S. Province

On Friday April 22, 2016, the members of the General Council and the three Provincials of the Society of the Priests of Saint Sulpice gathered at the chapel of St. Mary’s Spiritual Center & Historic Site on Paca Street to inaugurate festivities to commemorate the 225th anniversary of the (...)


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