In the year 2002 during interior renovations of the Parish Church of Our Lady's Assumption into Heaven,Vils,Austria,a relic of Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos was placed in the new main Altar.









 

BLESSED FRANCES XAVIER SEELOS IN FÜSSEN
Born 198 years ago on 11th January 1819 in Füssen,Germany
died 149 years ago on 4th October 1867 in New Orleans USA







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FÜSSEN CELEBRATES 300 YEARS OF THE BAROCK CLOISTER, ST MANG-WILL IT REMEMBER TO CELEBRATE THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DEATH  FÜSSEN'S,FRANCIS XAVIER SEELOS?

Both the Parish and city of Füssen,Bavaria have pulled out all stops to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the Cloister St Mang.Many events are taking place throughout the year to inform the public about the history of the Cloister.The media have also joined in this great joyful occassion.

With all the information available and events that will take place during this year not one mention has been made by either the local Parish community or the city,of how they plan to commemorate the historic occasion of the 150th anniversary of the death of Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos!

Maybe they will ignore the occasion completely.That would be a very sad occasion,if this "son of Füssen" who gave his life to bring the Gospel of Love to others in need was to be forgotten in his home town!

Seelos in Füssen interviewed one of the members of St Mang Parish Council and asked what was planned for the 150th Anniversary of the death of Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos.The Parish Council member had no idea that it was the 150th Anniversary of Seelos's death on 4th October this year!Also the member told our reporter nothing has been discussed about Blessed Seelos at all!Also the Parish website Katholisch in Füssen makes no mention of any plan to celebrate this great occasion!

Font where Francis Xavier Seelos was baptised 11th January 1819.

 ANNUAL HEALING MASS IN NEW ORLEANS!

                                                                                           Seelos Mass in St Mary Assumption Church,New Orleans-©PHOTO COPYRIGHT-Michelle Nawaz,New Orleans
  
23April at 13:00hrs CDT
St. Mary’s Assumption Church
919 Josephine Street (Corner of Josephine & Constance Streets)
New Orleans, LA 70130

This year's celebrant and homilist will be Rev. Harry Grile, C.Ss.R., the current Executive Director of the National Shrine of Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos.

• Confessions before Mass at 1145hrs.
• Veneration of Relic Missionary Crucifix
• Wheelchair Accessible...
• Free parking is located in the lots on St. Andrew, between Magazine and Constance. Street parking also available.
• One-on-one intercessory prayer in back ofchurch & in shrine, starting at 1145hrs. – venerate his relic as you and your loved ones enter!
• Please do not enter the Church before the Parish's weekly Mass at 1030hrs., which normally ends before 1140 hrs. This can be very disruptive to the sanctity of the liturgy being performed, so we kindly ask for your cooperation in this matter. If you arrive early, you are welcome to visit the Seelos Welcome Center or meditate in the courtyard of the Center or the courtyard behind the Shrine & Church. Please note that there is limited seating available outside in the courtyards and inside the Center.
• Seelos Gift Shop will be open before & after Birthday Healing Mass. The Center will open at 1000hrs

 

 

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
(504) 525-2495 or
www.seelos.org

Visit the newly renovated Shrine/Museum Seelos Welcome Center
OPEN: M-F 0900-1500hrs Sat: 1000-1530hrs

CATHOLIC HOMESCHOOLING MAGAZINE  RECOMMEND  BLESSED  SEELOS AS  A HELP

Seton Magazine has been affirming the homeschool lifestyle online since 2013.Many in the USA and throughout the world choose to homeschool their children if the law of the land allows.

Gina Berrios,is a mother of 6 and homeschools her children.She wrote an article on Blessed Seelos and his relevance to homeschooling.An interesting and informative article which can be viewed HERE.

FATHER BYRON MILLER INDUCTED INTO THE "ORDER OF SEELOS WITNESS

Father Byron Miller C.Ss.R. returned to his beloved New Orleans for the 13th Annual Blessed Seelos Gala which was held at the Audubon Tea Room.Hundreds were there to see him inducted in the Order Of Seelos Witness for embodying the principles and values that could be found in the life of Blessed Seelos.His family were there to see Father Byron honoured for his 15 years of outstanding service at the National Seelos Shrine in New Orleans.

THE LIFE OF BLESSED FRANCIS XAVIER SEELOS IN ITALIAN

http://vangelodelgiorno.org/main.php?language=IT&module=saintfeast&localdate=20161004&id=4214&fd=0

DURING YEAR OF MERCY,SHRINE WHERE BLESSED SEELOS WAS PARISH PRIEST HAS HOLY DOOR.

The Shrine of St Peter & Paul in Cumberland,Maryland was built by St John Neumann and dedicated in 1850.Father Seelos became Parish Priest here.Capuchin Franciscan Father Gregory Chervenak, pastor of Our Lady of the Mountains Parish, which includes the Shrine of SS Peter and Paul, discusses the history of the western Maryland church.

 

 

FRANCISCAN MEDIA SAINT OF THE DAY-12th OCTOBER

https://www.franciscanmedia.org/blessed-francis-xavier-seelos/

NOBILITY SAINT OF THE DAY-5th OCTOBER

http://www.nobility.org/2016/10/03/francis-xavier-seelos/

MY SUNDAY VISITOR PRINTS ARTICLE ON BLESSED SEELOS

On August 2,2016 the US based "My Sunday Visitor" printed an article about the Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos:A Saint for Missionaries.The article can be seen HERE

PHOTOS OF THE NEW ORLEANS SEELOS SHRINE-NOT TO BE MISSED!

Whilst searching the internet for more info on Blessed Seelos I stumbled upon these beautiful photographs of the Shrine in New Oreleans.You can view them HERE

SEELOS HEALING MASS 24 APRIL 2016

©PHOTO COPYRIGHT-Michelle Nawaz,New Orleans

Thrice  yearly in St Mary's Assumption Church,New Orleans they hold a Special Healing Mass in Honour of Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos.Seelos died of yellow fever in New Orleans  on the 4th October 1867.He had spent a year in "the south" bringing Christ's love,joy and hope to those who lived in "The Crescent City".

©PHOTO COPYRIGHT-Michelle Nawaz,New Orleans

Sunday April 24 the church was once again packed as many came for confession,Holy Mass and to be blessed by a relic of Blessed Seelos.

©PHOTO COPYRIGHT-Michelle Nawaz,New Orleans

 


 

HYMN SUNG AROUND THE DEATHBED OF BLESSED FRANCIS XAVIER SEELOS-MILDE KÖNIGEN GEDENKE

http://www.komotau.de/musik.html Scroll down to KIRCHENMUSIK and click on Milde Königen

The origional words can be found here
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