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Archived News - 2009

Dec 31, 2009

Fr. Dennis Demko dies at age 57

A wake service will be held January 3 in Ephrata, PA; funeral and burial will follow on January 4


Dec 31, 2009

'Moved by the mission of Christ': An Interview with the Redemptorist Superior General

At the beginning of his term, Most Rev. Michael Brehl reflects on the Redemptorists' ministry around the world and his hopes for the future


Dec 29, 2009

Love: At the root of the priesthood

During this Christmas season, when we celebrate God's love for us, we offer a reflection on another expression of God's love -- the priesthood


Dec 23, 2009

Celebrate God-with-Us

We Redemptorists marvel at the love of a Child, and pray for many Christmas blessings for you and your loved ones.


Dec 15, 2009

St. Alphonsus statue blessed at National Shrine

Redemptorists and friends gathered recently to bless a new addition to the chapel of Our Lady of Perpetual Help


Dec 10, 2009

Q&A: Brother Jeffrey Rolle, General Consultor

Read on to learn more about the first Brother elected to the Redemptorists' worldwide governing council


Dec 10, 2009

Redemptorist students receive the habit

Four men take an important next step in their religious formation


Dec 5, 2009

Fr. Jim Wallace honored by Georgetown Center for Liturgy

The professor of homiletics at Washington Theological Union in Washington, D.C., is this year's recipient of the award for Outstanding Contributions to the Liturgical Life of the American Church


Dec 2, 2009

Pro-life group honors Fr. Tony Russo

The longtime minister to the deaf communities in Philadelphia and Wilmington, DE, is this year's Lynch Award recipient


Nov 24, 2009

Seminarians spend retreat day learning from the pros

A group of 10 Redemptorist students studying in New York traveled to Maryland to talk about vocations and hear some stories from longtime missionaries


Nov 19, 2009

Redemptorists close General Chapter in Rome

The voting is completed and the meetings are finished, but the four-week gathering left some lasting memories


Nov 16, 2009

Fr. Tony Russo honored in Wilmington, DE

For more than 40 years, Fr. Russo has served the deaf communities in Wilmington and Philadelphia


Nov 13, 2009

Chapter Chat: Time to head home

Their work completed, delegates to the General Chapter prepare to leave Rome.


Nov 10, 2009

Chapter Chat: Redemptorist with ties to Baltimore elected Vicar General

Fr. Enrique Lopez, from the Vice-Province of Asuncion, Paraguay, studied and served in the Baltimore Province


Nov 10, 2009

Chapter Chat: Back to where it all began

To celebrate the anniversary of the Congregation's founding, Chapter delegates make a pilgrimage to Scala and Pagani


Nov 9, 2009

Happy 277th Anniversary to the Redemptorists!

On this day in 1732, St. Alphonsus Liguori and his companions founded the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer


Nov 6, 2009

Chapter Chat: Let us rejoice!

The election of a new Father General and his Council is truly an occasion to celebrate not just diversity, but unity as Redemptorists


Nov 5, 2009

Chapter Chat: Baltimore Province brother elected to General Council

Brother Jeffrey Rolle, from Immaculate Conception Parish in the Bronx, NY, is the first brother to be elected to help govern the Congregation


Nov 4, 2009

Chapter Chat: Redemptorists elect new Superior General

Very Rev. Michael Brehl is the first Canadian elected to lead the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer


Nov 3, 2009

Chapter Chat: Praying for the Holy Spirit

Delegates to the General Chapter will choose the next Superior General this week.


Oct 30, 2009

Fr. Joseph Hurley, former provincial, dies at 81

Funeral services for the former Baltimore provincial will be held in Delaware and New York


Oct 30, 2009

Fr. Jim Szobonya to be featured on Catholic TV in NY

Priest from St. Martin of Tours Parish in Bethpage, NY, will be interviewed on a Scripture show.


Oct 30, 2009

Chapter Chat: Charting the future

The second week of the General Chapter had us asking how we can better serve the poor and most abandoned.


Oct 29, 2009

Fr. Jim Wallace’s new book reflects on Scripture

In time for the start of the new Church year, Living the Word includes insights and scholarship from Redemptorist Father Jim Wallace.


Oct 27, 2009

Friends, family remember deceased Redemptorists

The lives of 11 men were remembered at the annual memorial Mass in Esopus, NY


Oct 27, 2009

Chapter Chat: Down to work after time at “home”

The weekend gave us time to relax, but now it's back to business.


Oct 26, 2009

Fr. Herman Brinkmann dies at age 81

He was one of three brothers who became Redemptorist priests.


Oct 23, 2009

Chapter Chat: An inspirational first week

We've settled into a routine and been inspired by the work of our brothers around the world.


Oct 22, 2009

New book on the Eucharist by Fr. Dennis Billy

In time for the Year for Priests, Redemptorist Father Dennis Billy has published a new book on the Eucharist.


Oct 20, 2009

Chapter Chat: Getting organized

The first day of the General Chapter was similar to our first days at the high school seminary ... you kind of wandered around wondering what was going on.


Oct 19, 2009

Fr. Ray Weithman dies at age 80

Redemptorist Father Raymond J. Weithman died Oct. 16 at age 80.


Oct 19, 2009

Redemptorists open meeting in Rome

Today in Rome, Italy, Redemptorists from around the world are gathering to open the Congregation’s 24th General Chapter


Oct 19, 2009

Share Christ's Love this Christmas

This year we invite you to share the joyful news of Immanuel, God among us


Oct 16, 2009

St. Gerard Majella, pray for us!

Happy Feast Day! Today the Redemptorists celebrate the feast of one of their great confreres - St. Gerard Majella


Oct 13, 2009

Web Tips: Heard the Good Word lately?

Good news can be hard to come by sometimes. The daily headlines can get depressing, but at www.redemptorists.net, we can guarantee you’ll find reason to smile.


Oct 9, 2009

Web Tips: Stay in Touch!

We love the fact that visitors come to our site daily. But we know how busy people are these days, and how mobile. So with the new www.redemptorists.net, we’ve made staying in touch easier


Oct 6, 2009

Blessed Seelos pilgrims celebrate in New Orleans

A group of young men discerning a call to the Redemptorist way of life traveled to New Orleans last weekend to celebrate the feast of Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos


Oct 6, 2009

Redemptorist takes oath as judicial vicar in NY

Redemptorist Father Richard L. Welch recently was sworn in as associate judicial vicar for the Archdiocese of New York.


Oct 6, 2009

Web Tips: Your guide to the new redemptorists.net

Welcome to the new www.redemptorists.net, the online home of the Redemptorists of the Baltimore Province.


Oct 2, 2009

Redemptorists Begin New Ministry in Metuchen, NJ

This fall, two Redemptorists of the Baltimore Province have embarked on a new ministry in the Diocese of Metuchen, NJ


Aug 29, 2009

Mission Church hosts Kennedy funeral

Redemptorist parish opens its doors for senator who visited basilica in times of personal crisis


Aug 5, 2009

Redemptorists return to Pennsylvania roots

Six priests and brothers are the first residents of new assisted living quarters at St. Clement’s Mission House


Jul 23, 2009

Redemptorists 'come home' to Stella Maris

Retired and infirm priests and brothers move to Maryland from New York to continue their ministry of prayer and sacrifice.


Jul 10, 2009

Redemptorists provide historic gift for pope

President Barack Obama presents Pope Benedict XVI with a stole once worn by St. John Neumann


Jun 15, 2009

Our Lady of Perpetual Help icon installed in Philadelphia


Mar 19, 2009

Condolences and prayers to the family and friends of Natasha Richardson


Mar 17, 2009

Two Redemptorists Slain in Colombia


Mar 15, 2009

Liam Neeson Records The Way of the Cross

Prayers and Music by St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori


Feb 25, 2009

Ms. Mary Collins and Ms. Dorothy Morosi installed as Oblates of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer


Feb 13, 2009

Letter by Father Patrick Woods, C.Ss.R. Provincial Superior, about investments with Mr. Bernard Madoff


Jan 31, 2009

KWY News radio 1060, Philadelphia, PA, reports on Sarnelli House ministry.


Jan 5, 2009

Feast of St. John Neumann


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