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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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St. Clement Hofbauer was born Johannes Hofbauer on December 26, 1751, in Tasswitz, Moravia, the ninth child of a butcher and his wife. His father died when he was only 6 years old. His mother then held a crucifix before him and said, “From now on, He is your father. Take care that you never grieve Him by sin.” He took those words to heart.

As a child he loved to pray the rosary with his family, gathering them together for prayer. He fasted until evening on Saturdays in honor of the Blessed Mother and gave his spending money to the poor. His desire for the priesthood was kindled at an early age. [read more]


We’re so grateful for everyone who has given to help the Redemptorists serve the poor, preach the Gospel, and promote devotion to Our Mother of Perpetual Help.

Your goodness makes such a difference!

The following friends gave February 25 through March 3:

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Pope Francis has authorized the promulgation of the decree on the heroicity of the virtues of Redemptorist missionary Bernard Łubieński (1846-1933), professed priest in the province of Warsaw. Learn more about the life of this new Redemptorist Venerable:

Bernard Łubieński was born in Guzów, near Warsaw, Poland, on December 9, 1846, the second son of 12 boys born to the nobles Tomasz and Adelajda Łempicka. As an adolescent he showed the desire to become a priest, and [read more]


The Perpetual Help Center–the office that provides communications, promotes devotion to Our Mother of Perpetual Help, and raises funds for the Province–is moving!

As of Friday, February 16, we’re relocating from Charles Carroll House in Annapolis, Maryland, to the Shrine of St. John Neumann/St. Peter the Apostle Church in Philadelphia, [read more]


By Father Gerard H. Chylko, C.Ss.R.

If you’re looking for a spiritual activity to practice during Lent, here’s a suggestion I’ve borrowed from Katie Warner (see her website here).

For the season of Lent, get a calendar and for each of the 40 days, write down the name of one person. It can be a [read more]