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Category: in memoriam

Brother Thomas Kuhn, C.Ss.R., died Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at the St. John Neumann Residence (Stella Maris), in Timonium, Md., surrounded by [read more]


Brother Stephen Emil Lendvay, C.Ss.R., of the St. John Neumann community at Stella Maris in Timonium, Maryland, died February 6, 2019, at age 80.

He was born March 24, 1938, in Philadelphia to Stephen and Thelma (Eckert) Lendvay. He was baptized at St. Peter the Apostle Church on April 10, 1938, and confirmed at St. Boniface, both Redemptorist parishes in Philadelphia.

He entered the Redemptorists as a brother candidate at Ephrata, [read more]


Father Brendan Patrick Greany died December 18, 2018, at the St. John Neumann Residence in Timonium, Md.

He was born July 1, 1937, in the Bronx, N.Y., to John and Nora (nee Fitzgerald) Greany. He was baptized at St. John’s in the Bronx. The family moved to the parish of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, and he was confirmed there on November 16, 1948. He made his profession on August 2, 1958, in Ilchester, Md., and made solemn vows at [read more]


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]


By Dirson Gonçalves, C.Ss.R., Provincial Secretary; translated by Father Karl Esker, C.Ss.R.

Redemptorist missionary Father William (Bill) Tracy died in Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil, on April 12, 2018. He was born in the United States on June 5, 1929. As a young man he entered the Redemptorist seminary of the Baltimore Province. He made his first profession of vows on August 2, 1950, and was ordained a priest on June 19, 1955. [read more]