Sunday, 8 April 2012

Two new Personal Parishes in Switzerland

The Diocese of Chur, in central-eastern Switzerland, announced today the canonical erection of two Personal Parishes dedicated to the Traditional Roman Rite (the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite), as envisaged by Summorum Pontificum, art. 10. Bishop Vitus Huonder established the Personal Parish Maria Immaculata in Oberarth (Canton Schwyz) and the Personal Parish of Saint Maximilian Kolbe, in Thalwil (Canton Zurich - staffed by priests of the Fraternity of Saint Peter/FSSP), both for pre-existing communities of Traditional Catholic faithful. 

The decrees were signed on Feb. 22 and were made public February 27th. Congratulations to new Parish Priest Fr Martin Ramm, FSSP.

(Source: Communiqué of the Diocese of Chur / FSSP England. Images: FSSP England / KIPA-APIC)

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