Saturday, July 10, 2010

Three years: It can be quite a suffocating life for a priest who loves the Traditional Mass


This weekend, many Catholic faithful in the Valais (Switzerland), close to the very ancient Abbey of Saint-Maurice d'Agaune, which used to be a bulwark of Swiss-French Catholicism, were surprised to learn that one of the most beloved priests in the abbey, Canon Yannick Escher, had left the Augustinian house.

Canon Escher, who was the Chaplain of the abbatial school and master of ceremonies at the Abbey, left Saint-Maurice for ... Écône [the main international Seminary of the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Pius X - FSSPX / SSPX, also in the Valais]. Why? Summorum Pontificum Observatus explains:...

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