Please Pray for Father Calvin Goodwin, F.S.S.P.

Please pray for a priest friend of Saint Benedict Center, the Rev. Father Calvin Goodwin, a cleric of the Fraternity of Saint Peter. We received word today that he is in poor health and may die very soon.

We have been informed that Father Goodwin suffered a severe hemorrhagic stroke on Wednesday, October 12, and that he has taken a downturn after a period of some stability.

Below is a YouTube video of Father Goodwin giving a conference in which he discusses his path to the traditional Latin Mass.

Anybody with additional details is encouraged to comment on this page or send us news via our contact page.

  • Thomas J. Ryan

    This was very good

  • Community of St Philip Neri

    Fr Bisig told me on Friday that Fr Goodwin is gravely ill and they fear he may be entering his last few days.

  • Thank you, Father, for the information. It is much appreciated. Father Goodwin will remain in our prayers.

  • Tim Whitney
  • Tim Whitney

    Here is part of the post I linked to above: “On Saturday night, one of the FSSP priests spoke to his mother and he has reacted positively to the antibiotics. He is still in the hospital and his recovery has been very slow. His mother wishes to thank everyone for your prayers for them. Please continue to pray and offer up sacrifices for him. May God’s will be done.”

  • Kathy Linaje

    Sending prayers!!! Remember meeting him during a pilgrimage. Great priest!

  • Colby Perron

    I was with Father this morning at the hospital, (all by the grace of God), he is very frail and very ill. Please keep up your prayers.

  • Thank you very much, Colby, for the updated information. We will keep Father in our prayers.