In 2009, Most Reverend Alfred C. Hughes, Archbishop of New Orleans, received a decree from Archbishop Albert Malcolm Ranjith establishing the celebration of Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos as an obligatory memorial in the Archdiocese of New Orleans and an optional memorial in each of the dioceses of the New Orleans Province.

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CONGREGATIO DE CULTU DIVINO

ET DISCIPLINA SACRAMENTORUM

 

Prot. 2014/03/L

 

ARCHIDIOECESIS NOVAE AURELIAE

 

          Instante Excellentissimo Domino Alfredo Hughes, Archiepiscopo Novae Aureliae, litteris die 29 ianuarii 2009 datis, vigore facultatum huic Congregationi a Summo Pontifice BENEDICTO XVI tributarum, libenter concedimus ut celebratio Beati Francisci X. Seelos, presbyteri, in Calendarium proprium Archidioecesis Novae Aureliae inscribi valeat, die 5 mensis octobris, gradu memoriae quotannis peragenda.

 

          Contrariis quibusiibet minime obstantibus.

 

          Ex aedibus Congregationis de Cultu Divino et Disciplina Sacramentorum, die 31 mensis martii 2009.

 

                                 + ANTONIUS CARD. CAIZARES LLOVERA

                                                                             Praefectus

 

 

(+ Albertus Malcolmus Ranjith)

Archiepiscopus a Secretis


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