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Category: in memoriam

Brother John Bosco Hammond, C.Ss.R., died on May 25, 2019, at age 78. He had been a member of the St. Clement’s Mission House Community in Ephrata, Pa., since June 2015.

Rollin William Edward Hammond was born [read more]


Father Carlyle Blake, C.Ss.R., died on Holy Thursday, April 18, 2019, at age 83.

A native of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, he was the son of the late Arthur and Viola (née Calistro) Blake. [read more]


Father Paul Bryan, C.Ss.R., of the St. Clement Mission House Community in Ephrata, Pennsylvania, died on March 25, the Solemnity of the Annunciation, at age 85.

Father Bryan was born on June 19, 1933, in Brentwood, New York, the son of George and Rita (Fearon) and brother of [read more]


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]