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San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone. OLGS Official Livestream/YouTube/Screenshot

‘I know that many of you … found ways to celebrate Mass for your people, even clandestinely,’ Archbishop Cordileone said. ‘I am grateful to you for that, and proud of you for doing so.’

By Ashley Sadler, LifeSiteNew, May 31, 2023

LINCOLN, Nebraska (LifeSiteNews) — San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone on Friday expressed his gratitude and appreciation for priests who found creative ways to circumvent COVID-19 lockdown orders in order to offer Mass and provide the Holy Eucharist to Catholics during the height of the pandemic response.

Cordileone made the remarks during a May 26 ceremony of ordination to the Sacred Priesthood at the North American Martyrs Church in Lincoln, Nebraska. During the ceremony, three deacons of Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary, a Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP) seminary in Denton, Nebraska, were ordained to the priesthood.

The FSSP is a priestly community devoted to the Traditional Latin Mass and sacraments. …