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Another SSPX public Mass of reparation in Oklahoma
From the Society of St. Pius X (SSPX):

Public Mass of reparation
August 15
Bicentennial Park
12:00 p.m.

In reparation for the blasphemies to be committed in the Civic Center later that day

Bethany, OK – St. Michael’s Chapel of Bethany, OK and the Society of St. Pius X announce a public Mass of Reparation at 12: p.m., noon, on August 15, 2016. As has been widely reported in public media, a group of Satanists will be permitted to perform a black mass and a blasphemous ritual they call the consumption of Mary in the public building of the Civic Center. 

These acts, the details of which are so shocking and repulsive that they would even scandalize non-Christians in their unnatural depravity, are transformed from a private outrage to a public act by their occurrence on public ground. A public act requires a public reparation. Therefore, priests of the Society of St. Pius X will offer a traditional Latin Solemn High Mass in Bicentennial Park, in front of the Civic Center, 201 North Walker Ave., Oklahoma City, OK 73102, at noon on August 15.

The Society of St. Pius X and St. Michael’s Chapel invite Catholics from Oklahoma and the surrounding region and anyone of good will who is outraged by this disgraceful public event to participate in this public act of prayer and reparation and to defend the honor of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of all society, and His Blessed Mother. The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass will be sung in Latin according to the ancient rite of the Church which dates to apostolic times and was codified by St. Pius V after the Council of Trent and which is sometimes referred to as the Tridentine Mass. 

Those attending may wish to bring an umbrella for shade cover and a folding chair or blanket as the Mass will be offered in the outdoor park. 

Father Patrick McBride, who services St. Michael’s Chapel, explains: “In 2014, we offered in a nearby downtown hotel a public Mass of Reparation in atonement for the first publicly performed black mass. This time we wanted to bring the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass to the very ground on which these blasphemies will occur. We will raise up to heaven Our Lord’s Most Precious Blood in reparation for the insults that He and His Blessed Mother will receive from these people who regrettably respond to His loving embrace with insults and outrage. We particularly implore the protection of the Blessed Mother as we make reparation to Her Divine Son.”

Father Jürgen Wegner, Superior for the US District of the Society of St. Pius X commented: “It is even more urgent that the faithful participate in a public act of reparation this time. One of the goals of this Satanic group is to desensitize all of us to the gravity of the acts they perform with public sanction. In 2014, the faithful responded very generously to a call for reparation with between 900 and 1000 participating in the Mass of Reparation. This time, the response must be at least as generous. We must publicly demonstrate that those who truly love Our Lord will not simply come to see these public acts as now a normal part of public life.” 

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If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Brian M. McCall or Jeromy Jones at St. Michael’s Chapel by email at

St. Michael’s Chapel is a Roman Catholic chapel that celebrates only the traditional Latin Mass and Sacraments, ministered by the priests of The Society of Saint Pius X. It is located at 4701 N. McMillan Ave., Bethany OK. Sunday Mass is offered at 9:00 a.m. every week. 

The Society of St. Pius X is an international priestly society of common life without vows, whose purpose is to train, support, and encourage holy priests so that they may effectively spread the Catholic Faith throughout the world.

The SSPX was founded in 1970 by Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre in the diocese of Fribourg, Switzerland, adhering to all canonical norms, receiving the blessing and encouragement of the local bishop.

The spirit of the SSPX is essentially apostolic; it was designed by its founder to operate much like a missionary order, spreading the Faith far and wide. This apostolate is today especially necessary considering the spread of atheism, agnosticism, and religious indifference.

The SSPX, to this end, seeks to draw souls closer to Christ primarily through the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, as well as through its preaching, its schools, its seminaries, and its other houses of religious formation.

All this can be summed up in our founder’s motto: “We have believed in charity,” that is, in the love of Christ.