Novitiate Newsletters

Spring 2023 - The Religious and the Mass

July 18, 2023
“I saw what the grace of the Holy Mass could do... I saw it in those pagans souls transformed by assistance at Holy Mass, and by the Holy Eucharist.” – Archbishop Lefebvre

Winter 2023 - The Freedom of Detachment

February 24, 2023
In this issue's main article, Fr. Dean explains the need for detachment in our spiritual life 

Fall 2022 - The Good of Obedience

August 30, 2022
What is true obedience?  How can we avoid defect or excess in its practice?  Father Dean addresses these points in his article on obedience in this season's newsletter.

Spring 2022 - The Joy of Serving God

May 16, 2022
“God means earth to be a preparation for, or rather, the vestibule of heaven.” -– Fr. Edward Leen

Fall 2021 - Education of the Brothers

May 04, 2022
“Now this is eternal life: that they may know Thee, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom Thou hast sent.”

Summer 2021 -- The Active Life

January 31, 2022
Many souls, through the aid of good works done for their neighbor along with faithful prayer, can reach a relatively high union with God.

Winter 2021 - The Spirit of Oblation

April 20, 2021
The spirit of oblation is the soul of any worthy and acceptable sacrifice. May God inspire in the souls of our Catholic youth this desire to offer themselves to God, the Church, and souls.

Fall 2020 - The Beauty of Silence

February 09, 2021
Summer has ended and it is time for the harvest, a time to collect our thoughts as to how we spent our time in the sun. Did we spend time in silence?

Spring 2020 - It is Good for Man to Work

July 04, 2020
The Novitite's Spring Newsletter helps one to understand the value and balance of work and commitment. Spring has finally arrived. In this season God has made His firm commitment to annually bring forth flowers, greenery, colors of all kinds and fresh life into our world. The beauty is outstanding. God is faithful to his commitments. It is a lesson for mankind.

Winter 2020 - The Beauty of a Religious Vocation

June 26, 2020
Behind the act of pronouncing vows is something very simple but very beautiful – the desire to give oneself to God without any conditions. We are all called to give something back to God, from whom we have received everything. Religious give back to God just one thing: themselves. But this includes everything else. Religious life is a consecration to God of one’s person, whole and entire. In this Newsletter read about how the religious spends his life living and deepening his consecration through the vows.