Prayers for his Eminence, Cardinal Raymond Burke

His Eminence, Cardinal Raymond Burke, remains to be in the hospital with Covid-19, and being assisted by a ventilator. In the past 12 hours though, we have seen an uptick of postings that seem to indicate he is gravely ill. While we don’t really know his current situation, we invite our friends and subscribers, to double up on prayers and offer masses if possible, for the healing and recovery of his Eminence.

Photo: His Eminence during the Pontifical Solemn High Mass at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in La Crosse, Wisconsin, last August 5, 2021.

2019 Napa Institute Conference: OF Mass and Procession with Cardinal Burke

His Eminence, Cardinal Raymond Burke, celebrated Holy Mass in the Ordinary Form (ad orientem) at the Ninth Annual Napa Institute Conference held at the Meritage Resort & Spa in Napa, CA, on July 25, 2019.  Mass was followed by an outdoor Eucharistic procession with clergy from various diocesan and religious communities. More photos can be viewed at our smugmug photo gallery here, as well as a short video clip below:

YouTube live feed of the Pontifical Mass with Cardinal Burke tomorrow (March 19, 2017)

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Tomorrow’s Pontifical Mass (Extraordinary Form) to be celebrated by Raymond Cardinal Burke at St. Margaret Mary will be available for viewing live via YouTube (click here). While mass starts at 12:30 PM (PST), the YouTube channel will start to broadcast sometime before mass. This will be shown as well at the Father Kozina Hall via overhead projector where additional seats will accommodate the expected big number of faithful attending. A priest will go down the hall to distribute Holy Communion. After mass (4PM), a welcome reception at the Cathedral of Christ the Light (2121 Harrison St, Oakland, CA 94612) will take place, concluding with a Solemn Benediction at 5PM. Feel free to check our main website (where the YouTube video will also be available as well).

EF Pontifical Mass with Cardinal Burke in Oakland, California, March 19 (Sunday) at 12:30PM

Update: Welcome reception will take place at the Cathedral of Christ the Light at 4PM, not at the St. Margaret Mary church yard as announced earlier; see updated info below.

A once in a lifetime event in the San Francisco Bay Area! His Eminence, Raymond Cardinal Burke, will be celebrating a Pontifical Mass in the Extraordinary Form at St. Margaret Mary (Oakland, CA) on March 19, 2017 at 12:30PM. There will be a welcome reception after mass (4PM) at Cathedral of Christ the Light (2121 Harrison St, Oakland, CA 94612) concluding with a Solemn Benediction at 5PM. Share the news and invite your friends!

Happy 2nd year anniversary to the priesthood, Canons Altiere, Coggeshall, Estrada, and Todd!

Two years ago, on August 5, 2014, His Eminence, Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke, had ordained Canons Francis Altiere, Benjamin Coggeshall, Joel Estrada, and Andrew Todd to the Sacred Priesthood for the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest at the St. Francis de Sales Oratory, St. Louis, MO. The video recording of this special event is so far the most watched video on our YouTube channel, with 16,800 views and counting! Kindly remember them in your prayers today!

Photos: 2016 Love, Life & Family Benefit Dinner with Cardinal Burke

Last Friday, we had a road trip down south which took 10 hours (5 hours one-way) to be able to make it to the 2016 Love, Life & Family Benefit Dinner organized by our friends at the Shield of Roses, a Catholic Pro Life charity organization based at Glendale, CA. The honorable guest speaker was none other than His Eminence, Raymond Cardinal Burke, Patron of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta. It was a very well-attended event, with the presence of both laity and various clergy from the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP), Norbertine Fathers and other nearby diocesan priests. We will be posting shortly the video of the talk given by his Eminence. In the meantime, photos are now available for viewing on our smugmug gallery here.


His Eminence, Raymond Cardinal Burke giving his talk

Cardinal Burke’s latest book “Divine Love Made Flesh” was made available for purchase

It was our 2nd encounter with his Eminence (the first time we met him was at the Institute ordinations at St. Louis, MO in 2014)

Meeting with Father James Fryar, FSSP, for the first time. Fr. Fryar heads the FSSP Apostolate in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

Photo: Cardinal Burke in Africa!


His Eminence, Cardinal Raymond L. Burke, arriving at Libreville (Gabon, Africa) for the blessing of the facade of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish (an apostolate parish of the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest), that will take place on the Feast of Our Lady’s Assumption this Saturday, August 15, 2015. The facade was recently installed with azulejos stones, glazed colored tiles with a depiction of the Nativity of Christ the Infant King, Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception and the three patrons of the Institute (St. Francis de Sales, St. Thomas Aquinas, and St. Benedict). Photo credits: ICRSP Gabon Facebook page