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Friday 27 December 2013
by  Ronald Witherup

Feast of Saint John the Evangelist

December 27 is the feast day of Saint John the Evangelist, one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus, to whom the Fourth Gospel is attributed. For more information about this famous saint’s connection to the Sulpicians, click here.
Two Sulpicians have written in recent years significant commentaries (...)

Monday 23 December 2013
by  Ronald Witherup

Christmas Greetings

“Since they always remain close to the infant Christ, those who aspire to be Sulpicians will especially honor the Holy Virgin Mary and Blessed Saint Joseph.”
Pietas Seminarii, 4; Jean-Jacques Olier (1608-1657), Founder of the Sulpicians
As 2013 comes to a close and the dawn of a new year draws (...)

Monday 16 December 2013
by  Ronald Witherup

Cardinal Ouellet Confirmed

On December 16, 2013 Pope Francis announced that he had confirmed Sulpician Cardinal Marc OUELLET, pss, as Prefect of the Congregation for Bishops. At the same time, the Holy Father announced various changes in the membership of that dicastery and confirmed other members, as well as numerous (...)

Tuesday 1 October 2013
by  Ronald Witherup

Sulpician Publications

In recent weeks three publications by Sulpicians have appeared. The first is a 34-page brochure published by Editions du Signe (Strasbourg) titled The Sulpicians: A Tradition of Priestly Formation. It has been published in three separate language editions, French, English and Spanish. Its (...)

Monday 19 August 2013
by  Ronald Witherup

Saint Jean Eudes

Saint Jean EUDES (1601-80) was a slightly older contemporary of Sulpician founder, Jean-Jacques OLIER (1608-57). He was part of the great reform movement of the seventeenth century French school of spirituality, a disciple of Cardinal de Bérulle and Charles de Condren, of the Oratory in Paris. (...)

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