Our Clergy

Father Arnold Trauner, IMBC

Fr. Arnold Trauner was born in Austria in 1970. He entered the German SSPX seminary in 1988 and was ordained a priest there in 1994. He served in Austria, Africa (Gabon, South Africa, Nigeria) and New Zealand before finding out about the una-cum issue and sedevacantism in 2012. In 2017 he became a member of the Institute of the Mother of Good Counsel (IMBC, Italy) after having studied its theological position on the situation in the Church (Thesis of Cassiciacum). Having witnessed the good fruits deriving making and preaching the Ignatian Exercises, he is happy to give the Exercises to those who would like to make good use of them for their spiritual benefit. Fr. Trauner currently lives near Budapest, Hungary, where he conducts an apostolate over much of the former Holy Roman Empire, with occasional visits to Scandinavia.

Father Damien Dutertre, ICR

Fr. Damien Dutertre was born in France in 1993. He has known and served the non una cum traditional Mass since his childhood, and, moved by grace, he has resolved to participate more closely to the fight for the true faith by entering Most Holy Trinity Seminary. A the end of his studies, he was ordained a priest on May 26th, 2018, by His Excellency Bishop Sanborn in Verrua Savoia, in Italy, at the IMBC seminary. Fr. Dutertre currently leads the clergy at the Christ the King Chapel in Nantes. He assists with a parish school and a convent nearby in addition to the regular duties of a Mass center, which also includes catechism and pilgrimages.

Father Tobias Bayer, ICR

Fr. Tobias Bayer was born in the USA in 1997. After living many years in Colombia, South America, he decided to pursue a religious vocation by entering Most Holy Trinity Seminary instead of a worldly career in a university. Upon completion of his studies, he was ordained by Bishop Sanborn on June 29, 2022. He has served as secretary to Bishop Sanborn, as administrator of the Seminary and its nearby missions. Being a native in both English and Spanish, he goes on mission trips to South America once or twice a year.