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SEELOS IN FÜSSEN PRAYER REQUEST & REMEMBRANCE BOOK CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF EACH WEBPAGE

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SEELOS SHRINE FÜSSEN UPDATE

St Mang Basilica is open, please keep at least 1.5 metres away from others who wish to pray.YOU MUST WEAR A FACEMASK IN THE BASILIKA AT ALL TIMES

Mass is celebrated on Monday at 0830hrs & Friday evening at 1830hrs(Krippkirche).

Sunday Mass is celebrated at 1800hrs Saturday(1st Mass of Sunday) and Sunday at 1030hrs.

Holy Communion can only be received in the hand in Germany!

THOSE WHO WISH TO RECEIVE HOLY COMMUNION ON THE TONGUE ARE WELCOME TO VISIT ST ULRICH FROM AUGSBURG CATHOLIC CHURCH,PINSWANG,AUSTRIA(4 kilometres from Füssen)

(Due to new regulations masks must be worn at all times and VISITORS FROM GERMANY HAVE TO QUARENTINE FOR  5 DAYS WITH OR WITHOUT A COVID 19  NEGATIVE CERTIFICATE IF THEY TRAVEL TO TYROL "WITHOUT A VALID REASON")

 

MASS TIMES 

SATURDAY 1800hrs 1st MASS OF SUNDAY

SUNDAY 1000hrs

MONDAY 0700hrs(The Assumption of Mary  Catholic Church,VILS,AUSTRIA)(6 kilometres from Füssen)

TUESDAY 0800hrs

WEDNESDAY 1900hrs

THURSDAY 1900hrs

FRIDAY 0800hrs

 

PITTSBURGH CATHOLIC CARRIES STORY OF 13 YEAR OLD WHO WAS PARALISED DUE TO TRAMPOLINING ACCIDENT(10 Oct 2020)

The Pittsburgh Catholic is the oldest Catholic newspaper in continuous circulation in the United States. It is the official source of news for the Pittsburgh Diocese. It is now only online due to the COVID 19 pandemic.

  On 9th October they published a news item by Jennifer Anktowiak about a young 13 year old girl who injured herself  playing on a trampoline.The girl called Mary attends classes online at her school,Blessed Seelos Acacdemy,Wexford,Pennsylvania.The National Seelos Shrine,New Orleans are also active in her treatment.For the full story watch the video and click the link below

https://pittsburghcatholic.org/2020/10/09/faith-carries-family-after-injury/

CELEBRATING THE FEAST OF BLESSED FRANCIS XAVIER SEELOS 2020

SEELOS MASS 5 OCTOBER 2020  ST MANG BASILICA,FÜSSEN,GERMANY

Holy Mass was celebrated by Father Raphael Kaltennecker OFM at 0830hrs on Monday 5th October 2020 in honour of Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos.The Feast of Blessed Seelos is celebrated in his home town of Füssen but not any other Parish in the Diocese of Augsburg. It is also celebrated in the Redemptorist houses based in Germany and Austria making up the Province of St Clement.

 Even though there were COVID 19 restrictions, the Woman`s Guild were present for their monthly Mass which coincided with Seelos Mass. "Father Seelos was a great example to his home town and Füssen should be honoured to count him among their citizens." Father Raphael told the congregation during his short homily.Mass was followed by  Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.The organist for the Mass was Albert Fry. 

ST.PETER & ST.PAUL SHRINE,CUMBERLAND,MARYLAND,U.S.A.

RECORDING OF VIRTUAL HEALING MASS & SEELOS FEASTDAY CELEBRATION 1830hrs 5th October 2020

Celebrant Fr. Greg Chervenak OFM Cap. Organist: Mark Steiner. John A. Bone Photography production.

Fr. Seelos served at SS Peter & Paul from 1857 to 1862.

 

 

ST.MARY´S ASSUMPTION,NEW ORLEANS

 

RECORDING OF VIRTUAL HEALING MASS & SEELOS FEASTDAY CELEBRATION AT 1300HRS 4 OCTOBER 2020

 

REDEMPTORIST CONFERENCE OF NORTH AMERICA

The video below by Brother Barry Lujan C.Ss.R. gives a glimpse into the life of Blessed Seelos(Video curtesy of Common Home TV).On this link Father Charlie Wehrley C.Ss.R. Communications Director of the Redemptorist Conference of North America tells us more about Blessed Seelos.

 

Christian Catholic Media (12th October 2020)

Saint of the Day-Positive Living (12th October 2020)

Franciscan Media  Saint of the Day (12th October 2020)

National Catholic Register article (5th October 2020)

Redemptorists International Scala News (4th October 2020)

EWTN GB (6th October 2020)

Aleteia (5th October 2020)

SAVE THE SHRINE OF SS PETER & PAUL CUMBERLAND LAUNCH WEBSITE(7 SEPT 2020)

When their church was threatened with closure,some parishioners of St Peter & St Paul Church in Cumberland,U.S.A. decided to do something about it.They set about saving their church for future generations,the newly launched website is part of those plans.The Church was founded by St John Neumann and Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos also served there.The new website can be found at 

https://www.friendsoftheshrine.com/

SHRINE OF ST PETER & ST PAUL

125 FAYETTE STREET

CUMBERLAND

MD 21502

U.S.A.

SEELOS MASS WILL BE CELEBRATED AT THE SHRINE AT 1800hrs OCTOBER 5TH 2020,THE FEAST OF BLESSED SEELOS

FROM NOVEMBER SEELOS IN FÜSSEN HAS 2 NEW DOMAINS IN USE(23 Aug 2020)

Seelos in Füssen has obtained two new domains which will come into use from November.The domains are seelosinfüssen.de and seelosinfüssendeutsch.de

We would love to have transferred to these domains immediately ,but due to the laws concerning domains and their transfer,we must wait at least 60 days after purchase before we can transfer them to our current service provider.We also hope to use this time to update the websites to make them more user friendly.

MONSIGNOR ARTHUR W. BASTRESS,PROMOTER OF BLESSED FRANCIS XAVIER SEELOS DIES AGED 93(30 JUNE 2020)

Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Arthur Milton Bastress and his wife, Francis Elizabeth Sellman.He went to St. Bernardine School and in 1944 graduated from Loyola High School.He was ordained a priest in 1951.After many different postings at the age of 71 he was made pastor of St. Alphonsus Liguori Church and Shrine in 1998.It is now the National Shrine of St. Alphonsus Liguori.Monsignor retired from the post in 2017.

Mosignor with the Pilgrimage Group in St Mang Basilika in front of the Seelos Shrine

Monsignor Bastress in 2011 on pilgrimage to St Mang Basilica Füssen.He is standing with the other pilgrims in front of the Shrine of Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos

The church is associated with two Catholic Saints,Saint John Neumann and Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos.In 2011 he visited Füssen on pilgrimage and celebrated Mass in the Basilica. Monsignor Bastress`s funeral Mass was celebrated Monday 20th July in the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen,Baltimore.

National Seelos ShrineJune 2020

Open Monday to Saturday 1000-1400hrs

Please follow the guidelines when visiting.They can be found on the seelos.org homepage.

A special Seelos Mass is celebrated every Thursday at 1130hrs in St Mary`s Assumption Church,New Orleans.