Missions

Parish Missions - Winter 2020

posted on Dec 5, 12:53 pm by Kathy McMerty

Fr. Eugene (Red) O’Reilly, C.Ss.R.

Affectionately know as “Red”, Father O’Reilly was born in Monoghan, Ireland in 1944. He came to Canada with his family and later joined the Redemptorists. Upon graduating with a B.A. from the University of Windsor, he pursued his theological studies in France and Montreal and was ordained in 1972. Since 1983 he has preached Missions and retreats to parishes, teachers, school boards, clergy and Religious throughout Canada and the United States. He has also served in St. John’s, Newfoundland as Pastor of a large parish. He has been Vocation Director for the Redemptorists in the Eastern Province. Father Red completed a sabbatical year, part of which was spent at the School of Applied Theology, Berkley, California. He has a particular interest in music, and has composed a number of religious songs. Some of his music is in the Catholic Book of Worship and the Grade four and five Religion Programme in Canada. He has teamed up with other Redemptorists, and together they have produced four recordings.

Fr. Eugene’s music was developed mainly in support of his parish mission preaching work. Some of his pieces, such as The Prodigal Son, Children of the Light and Woman of Mystery are well-known and well-loved across the country and around the world. He is known for his teaching on joy and compassion, his touching stories and his humour.

Contact Fr. Eugene about having a Retreat Day, A Day of Prayer, or a Redemptorist Mission in your Parish:

Fr. Eugene O’Reilly
141 McCaul St
Toronto, ON M5T 1W3
(416)399-4489
eormusic@hotmail.com


Mission Schedules




January 17-22, 2020

St Bridget’s Parish
12 St Bridgets Cr
Renous, NB E9E 2G1
506-622-5725

February 22-26, 2020

St Elizabeth Ann Seton
1401 W Country Club Blvd
Citrus Springs FL 34434
352-489-4889


February 29-March 4, 2020

St Basil’s Church
940 Rex Ave
Ottawa, ON K2A 2P7
613-729-5149


March 7-11, 2020

St. John Fischer
4001 N. Shore Drive
PO Box 10
W Palm Beach, FL 33407
561-842-1224

March 14-18, 2020

St Benedict
455 South Suncoast Blvd
Crystal River, FL 34429
352-795-4479

March 21-25, 2020

St Maria Goretti
17102 Spring Mill Rd
Westfield, IN 46074
317-867-3213

March 28-April 1, 2020

St Anne’s Parish
115 Vodden St.E
Brampton, ON L6V 1M4
905-453-1303

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