On Wednesday Might 6, 2021, Fr. Paul Aulagnier fell asleep within the Lord after receiving Final Rites.
Born on Might 23, 1943, Fr. Aulagnier was among the many first group of seminarians to affix Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre on the introduction of the Society of Saint Pius X (SSPX). After receiving ordination in 1971, Fr. Aulagnier was the Society’s First Assistant from 1973 till 1982. He later change into District Superior of France from 1976 to 1994 earlier than changing into Second Assistant from 1994 till 2002. Though he left the SSPX in 2003, he remained hooked up the life and legacy of Archbishop Lefebvre.
Along with his priestly ministry, he was additionally a professor and subdirector of the Society’s seminary at Ecône within the early years. Throughout his time in France, he oversaw the SSPX’s growth, together with the institution of recent chapels, faculties, and priories.
Regardless of his departure from the Society, he remained a steadfast employee for the restoration of Catholic Custom. Might he relaxation in peace.