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Welcome to www.redemptorists.ie the "virtual HQ" of the Redemptorists in Ireland, known as the Dublin Province. As a visitor to our online home we offer you a warm céad míle fáilte.

Here you can learn more about us, find useful information and contacts, enquire about our ministries and way of life, and get a feel for who we are as Redemptorist Missionaries and Co-workers.

 

2014 Redemptorist Reflections

Daily Lenten devotions written by Redemptorist priests and lay collaborators.  Download here.

 

Anti-austerity Weddings : Church of the Most Holy Sacrament Cherry Orchard

On 1st March broadcast on the RTÉ Radio One “Country Wide” programme interviewed Fr. Seamus Duggan regarding the initiative in Cherry Orchard Parish of celebrating weddings in the evening. To hear the interview Click Here

 

The Irish Catholic newspaper also featured on article on this initiative, full article Here

 

Irish Redemptorists Develop the Apostolate of Pen as Redemptorists Communications

Redemptorists are best recognized for their preaching, but the written word is also an entire component of the Redemptorist mission. It is significant to the Redemptorits because it was important to the founder of the Congregation, St Alphonsus.  Read More

The Loyola Institute

The Loyola institute of Catholic Theology at Trinity College Dublin is a historic initiative and this new Institute provides an opportunity for students to study theology while being fully immersed in the life of a great university. To hear what some of our first years think of their studies, and their discovery of how exciting it is to study theology, Watch Here

 

 

 

Redemptorist Ministries

February 13th the Irish Catholic featured an article entitled “Redemptorist Ministries” to read the full article Click here

 
Fr. Alex Reid C.Ss.R.
A special edition of the Reds Newsletter below in memory of Fr. Alex Reid
 
 

 

Serve & The Redemptorists : Solidarity in Action

Typhoon Haiyan : Our Response February 2014

When Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines in November, the Redemptorists and SERVE who have long worked in partnership in the Philippines were quick to respond. The Redemptorist church in Tacloban was providing a vital lifeline of shelter, support and relief supplies for 3,000 people after the typhoon struck. As well as providing a place of safety and shelter, a temporary clinic was established at the Redemptorist Church where people received vital medication and vaccinations to prevent illness and disease.

Committed volunteers, members of the public and generous donors were moved into action following the Redemptorist / SERVE Emergency Appeal ‘call for support’. These donations allowed us to purchase food, clean water and essential medical supplies. It was not sustainable for families to continue living in the church as it was not suited for such needs and the sanitation facilities on the church grounds were not sufficient to cope with the number of families living there.

A ‘cash for work’ programme was put in place in which people were paid up to 500 peso a day (€8) to help with the clean-up operation. This money kick started the local economy and people began to set up stalls, selling fruits and other items that are being brought in from neighbouring islands.  Click here to read further details

 

Tacloban Appeal

Video prepared for all those in solidarity with us to help the typhoon victims of Central Visayas, especially Tacloban.   Help will needed for many months, and for several years and prayers too.  Thanks to all.  Click here.

Pictures from the Redemptorist Church in Tacloban

The Redemptorists and our partners SERVE are implementing a relief effort to support the devastated families of Tacloban.  To contribute to the relief effort click on one of the below options:

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Our prayers and thoughts are with the residents of Tacloban and their families at this time of extreme difficulty.  Thank you for your solidarity with them in your prayer and generous financial contribution.

Fr. Michael Kelleher C.Ss.R.,

Provincial.

Interview on RTE Radio 1 with Fr. Aidan McMahon from Tacloban

Click Here to hear Sean O'Rourke with our Redemptorist colleague Fr. Aidan McMahon C.Ss.R. speaking on RTE1 12th November.

 

Redemptorist Parish Missions

A full seven-day Parish retreat usually beginning on a Saturday evening and continuing to the following Friday or Saturday night.  As with the Parish Triduum it consists of Morning Masses and Evening Services linked to contemporary issues of faith and life in Ireland today.  

To view the upcoming Mission schedule click here.

 

The Redemptorists Worldwide launch their Year of Missionary Vocation

Read article from the Irish Catholic Newspaper on 17th October.  View Article

 

Read Sample of New St. Gerard Book

 

Archbishop Eamon Martin at Redemptorist Novena Mass in Dundalk, Saturday 12th October

Archbishop Eamon Martin attended the St. Gerard Majella Novena in Dundalk on Saturday evening and said mass to an audience of 1,500 people. The mass was sent out live on North Eastern Radio LmFm. The photo is a presentation made to him of an icon of 'Our Lady of Perpetual Help'. Pictured are members of the Redemptorist student community and the Vocations team with one of the lay preachers at the Novena, Bobbie-Leigh Herdman. 

 

 

 

Launch of new book: St Gerard — Rediscovering a Saint


This new and original  book, written by Fr Brendan McConvery and published by Redemptorist Communications was launched at St Joseph's Dundalk this week.


This new and original book provides text and images that offer clear insights into the reality of Gerard’s world providing an up-to-the minute resource for people and parishes everywhere.
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