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Monday 18 May 2015
by  Ronald Witherup

Sulpician news

Recent weeks have seen two important developments for the Society of the Priests of Saint-Sulpice. First, a member of the French Province, has been named to a post in Rome at the Congregation for Evangelization of Peoples. Father Guy BOGNON, PSS, Rector of the Major Seminary of Philosophy in (...)

Friday 8 May 2015
by  Ronald Witherup

Le Grand Séminaire de Montréal

Throughout this year 2015 the Sulpician Major Seminary in Montreal (Quebec), Canada has been celebrating its 175th anniversary. Although the seminary began in 1825 as a modest school of theology in the bishop’s residence, the second Bishop of Montreal, Mgr Ignace BOURGET, finally entrusted the (...)

Wednesday 15 April 2015
by  Ronald Witherup

“Open Doors” at Issy-les-Moulineaux

On Saturday 11 April 2015 the Sulpician Major Seminary at Issy-les-Moulineaux hosted another annual “Open Doors” experience organized by the seminarians themselves.
More than 900 people passed through the doors of the historic seminary building, young and old, families and individuals, regular (...)

Sunday 15 March 2015
by  Ronald Witherup

150th Anniversary in Japan

From March 14 to 17, 2015 Catholics in Japan celebrate the 150th anniversary of the discovery of clandestine Catholics who hid themselves to preserve the faith after experiencing severe persecution.
Christianity arrived in Japan in the sixteenth century with the missionary endeavors of Saint (...)

Friday 9 January 2015
by  Ronald Witherup

New U.S. Provincial Superior

Gathered in assembly at St Mary’s Seminary & University in Baltimore, Maryland, nineteen delegates from the U.S. Province of Sulpicians elected Father John C. KEMPER, PSS to be the next Provincial Superior on January 6, 2015. On July 1, 2015 he will succeed the present Provincial Superior, (...)