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February 21, 2022

Pope Francis confirms the liturgical identity of the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter

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Dear Friends,

His Holiness Pope Francis has confirmed the liturgical identity of the Priestly Fraternity of St Peter (see below). Deo gratias for such a response from heaven to your prayers!We note that:

  • The meeting of the FSSP superiors with the Holy Father took place during our Novena of Preparation of Worldwide Solemn Consecration of the Priestly Fraternity of St Peter to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
  • Further, the Decree confirming our liturgical identity is dated 11th February, the […]
  • February 18, 2022

    Regina Caeli Academy St Mary’s Warrington


    Whether or not you have children to send now, we would be very glad to meet you at our RCA Warrington Open Day on Saturday 5th March next. We welcome new children, parents, staff and benefactors. Come and meet our staff, parents, children and chaplain.

    • 11am: Presentation;
    • 12:10pm: Holy Mass with homily on education by Academy Chaplain Fr de Malleray;
    • 1pm: Shared lunch and further Q&As.

    Please register at

    Even though you might not be present here on 5th March, please […]

    February 7, 2022

    Dowry 52 Winter Edition is online

    In this issue:

    Westerners in 2022 can learn from the heroic fidelity demonstrated by Catholic Poland during WWII and later. Hoping against hope, a generation of young Catholic men and women stood up for their faith and country both at home and abroad. We British and Irish Catholics must love deeper Christ, Our Lady, Holy Church and the saints; and gather together in order to save our souls in the present and forthcoming trials. At the heart of the current battle […]

    January 29, 2022

    Solemn Consecration of the Priestly Fraternity of St Peter to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, 11 February

    To seek Our Lady’s increased protection on the Fraternity of St Peter and all those entrusted to our care, there will be a wordwide Marian consecration on 11 February, the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes.Every day after Mass, 2-10 of February, we will pray a novena for the Priestly Fraternity of St Peter in preparation for this consecration. All members of the Confraternity of St Peter, and any faithful in our apostolates are invited to join in this novena, […]

    December 17, 2021

    Why Young People Choose Consecrated Celibacy

    Scroll down to two videos on this topic by Fr de Malleray

    By Fr Armand de Malleray, FSSP, Chaplain to the Juventutem London Youth Group (this article first appearead in Dowry Mag No51, Autumn 2021)

    Who is left? Looking at the group picture of about twenty young Catholics, my finger points at one face after another while next to me a young friend comments: “Gone. She’s also gone. He’s gone as well. They’re gone too.” The picture was taken on retreat […]

    November 28, 2021

    Upcoming Events in Reading

    Saturday 4 DecemberSolemn candlelit Rorate Mass – 7amAdvent Recollection, 10.15am-1pm, led by Deacon Gwilym Evans, FSSP.Tuesday 7 DecemberSolemn First Vespers for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception – 6pm

    November 27, 2021

    DOWRY Mag No51 online

    Autumn 2021

    In this issue,

    Editorial: The Heenan Indult Turns Fifty

    Fr Armand de Malleray, FSSP looks back at the petition in favour of the traditional Latin Mass by scores of British men and women of the world of culture and the arts, some non Catholic and some non Christian. Pope Paul VI was convinced to grant permission for the traditional Latin missal to be used further in England, and asked Mgr Bugnini to express his permission to […]

    October 23, 2021

    All Saints and All Souls Masses

    All Saints’ Day (1 Nov: Holy Day of Obligation)

    St William of York, Reading: 10am (Low Mass) & 7pm (Sung Mass)

    Our Lady’s, Chesham Bois: 11am (Low Mass)

    Christ the King, Bedford: 7.30pm (Low Mass)

    All Souls’ Day (2 Nov)

    St William of York, Reading: two consecutive Low Masses, starting 10am; Sung Mass with Absolutions at the Catafalque, 7pm

    Christ the King, Bedford: three consecutive Low Masses (Communion only at the first two), starting at 10am.