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Features | Redemptorists to hold Holy Hour for survivors of clergy abuse and for the Church

The Redemptorists invite you to a Holy Hour of prayer before the Blessed Sacrament on Friday, October 5. We will pray for the survivors of clergy abuse, for their families, for the accused, and for the Church.

Please join us for Mass at 5:30 p.m. at [read more]

Features | Two Redemptorists ordained deacons in August

Two young Redemptorists were ordained transitional deacons this month: Frater Michael Cunningham on August 11 at his home church in Bethpage, N.Y., and Frater Ako Walker on August 18 at the Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help (Mission Church) in Boston.

Dozens of priests and seminarians, friends, and family members participated in both Masses, praying for and supporting the two on their journey to the priesthood. Both men had made their final vows to the Redemptorists— [read more]

Features | Blessed Methodius Dominic Trčka, C.Ss.R.

August 25 is the memorial of Blessed Methodius Dominic Trčka, C.Ss.R. On April 24, 2001, in the presence of Pope St. John Paul II, the decree of martyrdom was promulgated for five Redemptorists: four Ukrainians and one Czech, Father Methodius Dominic Trčka.

Father Trčka was born July 6, 1886, in Frydlant nad Ostravici, in Moravia, now the Czech Republic. In 1902 he joined the Redemptorists, made his profession August 25, 1904, and was ordained in Prague, July 17, 1910.

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in memoriam | Father Tom Forrest, C.Ss.R., dies at 90

Father Tom Forrest, a Redemptorist priest and a worldwide leader of the charismatic renewal, died July 16, 2018, just two days shy of his 91st birthday. Born in Brooklyn, New York, on July 18, 1927, he professed his vows as a Redemptorist on August 2, 1949, and was ordained by Cardinal Francis Spellman on June 20, 1954.

He is survived by [read more]

People & places | An update from St. Alphonsus Villa

The confreres of St. Alphonsus Villa in New Smyrna Beach, Fla., faithfully continue their prayer ministry with daily prayers and Mass in the morning. They fellowship with one another during common meals shared with the confreres of Sacred Heart Parish. At times pastors from area parishes stop by to fellowship with us at mealtime.

Throughout the year we host many events, [read more]


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