Historical tidbit found on VHS…

Video: Sedevacantism Debate
with SSPV Clergy and Indult Traditionalists

top left to right: Rev. Brian Harrison, Bp. Clarence Kelly
bottom left to right: Fr. William W. Jenkins, Count Neri Capponi

A reader of this web site recently found a real treasure buried on an old VHS tape: a debate on Sedevacantism between Society of St. Pius V (SSPV) clergy and ‘mainstream’ traditionalists.

The length of the recording is 2 hours 43 minutes. The exchange must have taken place around 1995. The participants were Bp. Clarence Kelly and Fr. William Jenkins for the SSPV, versus Fr.’READ MORE

Founder of Congregation of St. Pius V…

Sedevacantist Bishop Clarence Kelly (1941-2023)

Bishop Clarence Kelly, founder of the Congregation of St. Pius V (CSPV), has passed away. He died on Dec. 2 after a long battle with cancer. He was 82 years old.

According to the web site of the Congregation of St. Pius V, Bp. Kelly

was ordained to the holy priesthood in Econe, Switzerland, by Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre on April 14, 1973. In 1984 he founded the Congregation of the Daughters of Mary, Mother of Our Savior. On October 19, 1993, he received episcopal consecration from Bishop Alfred Mendez, a retired Roman Catholic Bishop [of Arecibo, Puerto Rico].


Official announcement made by CSPV…

A New Sedevacantist Bishop:

Fr. James Carroll to be consecrated a Bishop in December 2018

The sedevacantist Congregation of St. Pius V (CSPV) in Oyster Bay Cove, New York, announced today its plans for the consecration of a new bishop. On December 27, 2018, the Feast of St. John the Evangelist, Bp. Joseph Santay will consecrate Fr. James Carroll a bishop, assisted by Bp. Clarence Kelly as co-consecrator. Fr. Carroll was ordained a priest by Bp. Santay in August 2007.

The Congregation of St. Pius V was founded in 1996 by Bp. Kelly. Kelly himself is a member of the Society of St.… READ MORE