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News & Activities March 16, 2014

News & Activities

SOME VERY SPECIAL SAINTS:
Monday, 17th: St. Patrick, Patron of Ireland, a day of intense happiness for Irish people throughout the world.
Tuesday, 18th: St Cyril of Jerusalem, Bishop & Doctor of the Church and a strong opponent of the Arian heresy which taught that Christ was not divine, but merely human.
Wednesday, 19lh: St. Joseph, husband of [...]

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News & Activities March 9, 2014

News & Activities

First Sunday of Lent
A GOOD BEGINNING
Holy Redeemer Church was filled to overflowing at many of the Masses and Novena Services this Ash Wednesday, with many of the faithful making use of the Sacrament of Penance. This is a good sign that the ceremony of Ash Wednesday is meaningful and that the spirit of fasting [...]

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News & Activities March 2, 2014

News & Activities

Eighth Sunday of Ordinary Time
THE LENTEN SEASON IS WITH us Because the season of Lent, March 5-April 19, begins this week the number of feasts of saints is limited to St. Casimir (Mar. 4), a man, kind to the poor & zealous in his Faith; Sts. Perpetua & Felicitas (Mar.7), martyrs in the early Church; [...]

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News & Activities February 23, 2014

News & Activities

ONE SAINT THIS WEEK
Sun.23rd: Polycarp, Bishop and Martyr. A disciple of the Apostles and a friend of Saint Ignatius of Antioch, but, perhaps not well known to Christians of our time. He suffered martyrdom by burning at the stake in the year 155.
SCHOOL CELEBRATION
Tuesday, February 18th, was an important day for our Holy Redeemer [...]

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News & Activities February 16, 2014

News & Activities

FAMILIAR or UNFAMILIAR FEASTS?
Mon. 17th: Seven Founders of the Order of Servites. Seven men with a special veneration of Mary spread devotion to her throughout Tuscany and founded this Religious Order in her honor.
Fri. 21st: Peter Damian, Bishop and Doctor. He preached with such fervor that all of Italy was affected by his spirit of [...]

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