We are very pleased and honored to announce the visit of the US Superior of the Society of Saint Pius X to Saint Thomas More Priory, May 15 to 18.
Fr. John Fullerton, District Superior of the SSPX's United States of America District
The District Superior is responsible for the pastoral, spiritual, and temporal administration of the District according to the Statutes and spirit of the Society of Saint Pius X. He reviews the files of aspirants to the priesthood and organizes the foundation of priories, retreat centers, and schools. He authorizes the opening of new chapels, submits the names of the priors to the Superior General, and appoints the prior's assistants and the Brothers entrusted to him.
Fr. Fullerton hails from New York, and before his ordination to the priesthood in 1996, he served in the US Air Force, and studied physics and civil engineering. He was first assigned to St. Joseph's in Armada, Michigan, before serving as District Superior of the United States from 2002-2008. He was assigned as Rector to St. Mary's Academy and College before serving as District Superior of Australia and New Zealand from 2012-2020. He was named US District Superior for a second term in 2020 by Fr. Davide Pagliarani.
Fr. Fullerton is related to the Campbell family. Mrs. Bernadette Campbell, our Sacristan at St. Thomas More, is an aunt of Fr. Fullerton. Welcome to Florida!