May 2019 archive of Pastor's Corner

May 2019 archive of Pastor's Corner

Novena to the Holy Spirit

Posted by Fr. John Sullivan on 5/29/19

Next Sunday is Pentecost Sunday. It is the day the Church commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Church for the first time. It is a Catholic tradition to pray a Novena to the Holy Spirit during these days before Pentecost. A novena is nine days of ... Read More »

Feast of the Ascension Masses

Posted by Fr. John Sullivan on 5/20/19

Thursday, May 30, is the Feast of the Ascension of the Lord. It is the fortieth day after Easter and commemorates the return of Jesus back to the right hand of God the Father in Heaven. The Feast of the Ascension is a Holy Day of Obligation for all ... Read More »

Ryan Peteraf Hired as New Music Director

Posted by Fr. John Sullivan on 5/14/19

After an almost year long search and some fits and starts Ryan Peteraf was recently hired as Holy Redeemer’s first professional Music Director. Ryan is a native of Selinsgrove, PA and is currently completing his Masters of Sacred Music in Coral Conducting at the University of Notre Dame. He ... Read More »

Happy Mother’s Day!

Posted by Fr. John Sullivan on 5/09/19

A very happy Mother’s Day to all the Mothers in the Parish today. We appreciate the great sacrifice you make for your children and to family life. May God bless you and help you know the support of our parish community.

It can be a bit of a bittersweet ... Read More »

“See All the People”

Posted by Fr. John Sullivan on 4/30/19

The 78th annual Catholic Charities Appeal of the Fall River Diocese began on May 1. Since 1942, the Appeal has helped people in all phases of life from children, to youth, to parents, to the elderly. Your support sustains the numerous agencies, programs, and ministries providing food and shelter, ... Read More »


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