Are the sacraments of Catholic priests-turned Episcopal illicit, but valid?


#1

Near by there are 2 Episcopal (Anglican) parishes with x-Catholic priests who are now Episcopal priests. Are the sacraments they confect illicit but valid or totally invalid?


#2

Dear type,

Yes, they are valid, but illicit. It would be gravely sinful, by the way, for a Catholic to recieve such sacraments from a priest who is in schism with the vicar of Christ. (See the answer to the SSPX question below.)

Fr. Vincent Serpa, O.P.


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