“Pursuing Holiness in a Secular World” : Talk by Fr. John Lyons, FSSP on May 1

Special event announcement from our friends at the Fresno Traditional Mass Society:

Sunday, May 1, 3:30PM: High Mass with Fr. John Lyons, FSSP, at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church (5770 N Maroa Ave, Fresno, CA 93704) followed by an Italian dinner and talk titled “Pursuing Holiness in a Secular World” at the Cafe Via Restaurant (6640 N. Blackstone Avenue). $50 per person includes lasagna, salad, bread, dessert, wine, tea and coffee. No host wine/beer bar before event. Proceeds go toward a Traditional Latin Mass parish approved by Bishop Armando X. Ochoa. SEATING IS LIMITED AND YOU MUST HAVE A PRE-PAID RESERVATION. Bring your check to Mass or mail to Tracy Cruz, 6357 N. Milburn Ave., Fresno, CA 93722.

Upcoming event: Palm Sunday Traditional Mass with Bishop Armando X. Ochoa in choir

Great news from our friends at the Fresno Traditional Latin Mass Society:

His Excellency, Bishop Armando X. Ochoa, will be sitting in choir at our Traditional Mass on March 20, Palm Sunday. Please come and bring friends!

3:30PM at St. Anthony of Padua Church, Guadalupe Chapel (5770 N. Maroa, Fresno, CA).
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High Mass with Fr. John M. Berg, FSSP Superior General at Fresno, CA (Video and photos)

On November 15, 2015 (25th Sunday after Pentecost), the Very Reverend John M. Berg, Superior General of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP), celebrated a High Mass in the Extraordinary Form at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Fresno, CA, USA. Mass was followed by a special dinner at the nearby Saint Agnes Mission Hall, organized by our friends at the Fresno Traditional Mass Society. Father Berg then gave a short talk on the topic “The Family and the Traditional Mass”.

It was also at this event, that an announcement was made on the launching of a capital campaign to help establish a Traditional Latin Mass parish in the Diocese of Fresno. The Most Reverend Bishop Armando Ochoa has given the Fresno Traditional Latin Mass Society (FTLMS) permission to begin collecting donations to purchase a church. This parish will be like no other in the city of Fresno-dedicated to a full parish life centered on the Extraordinary Form liturgy! A traditional Latin Mass parish will be open to all Catholics, and will add to the Diocese of Fresno’s rich diversity. For more information or to make a contribution, please visit the Fresno Latin Mass Capital Campaign’s website.

Full HD video of the High Mass can be viewed here, while photos of the High Mass and Dinner can be accessed here and here.

Special Event! The Family and the Traditional Mass (with Fr. John Berg, FSSP Superior General) – Nov. 15, 2015

We are excited to share with you this special event, organized by our friends from the Fresno Traditional Latin Mass Society. Fr. John Berg, Superior General of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP), will be offering a Traditional Latin Mass on Sunday, November 15, at 3:30pm at St. Anthony of Padua Church (5770 N. Maroa, Fresno, CA). Following the mass will be a reception dinner at the Social Hall where Fr. Berg will be speaking about “The Traditional Mass and the Family”.

Reservations to the dinner must be made by calling (559) 277-1731 prior to November 10.  Ticket prices are: Ages 12 and up ($9.50), Ages 5-11 ($5), Under 5 (free). Feel free to click on the photo to download a PDF flyer of the event and share with your friends!!