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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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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 December 3 through 9:

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Today we celebrate the 285th anniversary of the founding of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer—the Redemptorists.

On this day in 1732 St. Alphonsus Liguori and his first companions professed their vows as Redemptorists and began their mission to preach the Good News of God’s boundless love for all people. They took to heart the words [read more]


Father James “Pablo” Burke, C.Ss.R., died November 4, at the St. John Neumann Residence (Stella Maris) in Timonium, Md., at age 88. Father Burke was born on June 16, 1929; professed on August 2, 1951; and [read more]


November 6 is the feast day of the Martyrs of Cuenca, Spain, six of whom were Redemptorists. These holy men gave their lives during the bloody Spanish Civil War of 1936-39, which claimed the lives of approximately 270,000 people, including soldiers and civilians. They were beatified on October 13, 2013.

About 6,850 people died as a direct result of religious persecution, [read more]


Sister Mary Anne (Dorothy) Reed, O.Ss.R., 91, a member of the Redemptoristine Nuns of Beacon, N.Y., died at Lourdes Health Care Center in Wilton, Conn., on October 18, after a brief illness.

Sister Mary Anne joined the Redemptoristine Nuns in Toronto in 1947 as the [read more]