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Since 1732, the Redemptorists — a congregation of missionary priests and brothers — have followed in Jesus’ footsteps, preaching the Word and serving the poor and most abandoned.
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Category: Lent 2019

Isaiah 42:1-7; Psalm 27; John 12:1-11

As we enter into the solemnity of Holy Week, our Gospel brings us to the home of Martha, Mary, and Lazarus. Here Jesus reclines at table to dine with these intimate friends. He is on the threshold of his passion and [read more]


Isaiah 50:4-7; Psalm 22; Philippians 2:6-11; Luke 22:14–23:56

Is there a more heartbreaking verse in the Bible than this? “My God, my God, why have you abandoned me?” (Psalm 22:2).

Jesus is saying to his Father from the cross, “Are you here with me? Am I dying alone? Are you in this horrible, dark place?” But then [read more]


Ezekiel 37:21-28; Jeremiah 31:10-13; John 11:45-56

Meditating on the passion of Christ, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI wrote that although all sinners were the authors of Christ’s passion, “the cross is the overcoming of sin through God’s more powerful love. . . . [T]he blood of Jesus [read more]


Jeremiah 20:10-13; Psalm 18; John 10:31-42

Jesus says to us in today’s Gospel, “The Father is in me and I am in the Father” (John 10:38). This is the same Jesus who tells us from the cross that through his act of suffering and death [read more]


Genesis 17:3-9; Psalm 105; John 8:51-59

As priests we witness the making of a covenant each time we celebrate a wedding. The bride and groom stand before God and give themselves to each other in a covenant. They love and trust each other [read more]