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Friday 9 June 2017
by  Ronald Witherup

New Biography of J.-J. Olier

The Society of the Priest of Saint Sulpice is proud to announce the publication of a new, critical biography of Father Jean-Jacques OLIER, founder of the Sulpicians. Written by a renowned expert in spirituality, Father Bernard Pitaud, PSS, this biography is the result of extensive research in (...)

Friday 7 April 2017
by  Ronald Witherup

Open Doors

Every year the Sulpician Seminary of Saint-Sulpice at Issy-les-Moulineaux sponsors a day for visitors called [Journée Portes Ouvertes (Visitation Day). It is an occasion for residents of Issy-les-Moulineaux and the region of Paris to come and get acquainted with this historic seminary and its (...)

Monday 27 February 2017
by  Ronald Witherup

Seminarians Meet Pope Francis

During a pilgrimage to Rome in mid-February, seminarians from the Sulpician major seminary at Issy-les-Moulineaux were able to meet the Holy Father, Pope Francis. The entire seminary community attended the event, led by the Rector, M. Emilius GOULARD, PSS, the vice-rector, M. Henri de LA (...)

Wednesday 25 January 2017
by  Ronald Witherup

Year of Olier

On 22 January 2017 the parish of Saint Sulpice in the heart of downtown Paris inaugurated the “Year of Olier,” a year-long celebration of the 375th anniversary of the founding of the Society of the Priests of Saint Sulpice at the parish that bears this name. A solemn Mass at 11h00 AM at the (...)

Wednesday 14 September 2016
by  Ronald Witherup

New Publication of Father Olier

Professor Mariel MAZZOCCO, who is a specialist in the mystical literature of the seventeenth century, has just published another book of writings of Sulpician founder, Father Jean-Jacques OLIER. Entitled Introduction à la vie et aux vertus chrétiennes (2016), the work contains a critical edition (...)