Mgr Bernard Fellay

Bishop Bernard Fellay

Bishop Bernard Fellay

Bishop Bernard Fellay was born on April 12, 1958 in Switzerland. He grew up next to the Econe seminary which he entered in October 1977. He was ordained to the priesthood on June 29, 1982, and immediately appointed General Bursar of the Society. He was besides the chaplain of several youth groups, had some parish ministry, and made numerous apostolic journeys to mission countries. On June 30, 1988, he was consecrated bishop but was maintained in his charge of General Bursar until his election as Superior General of the Society of St. Pius X in July 1994. In 1996, the General Chapter re-elected him for a second term of office.