Father Douglas R. Arcoleo
10th OHR Pastor 2008-Present

Father Nicholas J. Figliola
"Father Nick"
9th OHR Pastor 2005-2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

Father Rick Figliozzi
8th OHR Pastor 1993-2005
A major renovation of the Church took place. Many changes were made in The Music Ministry. A statue of Mother Teresa and a Memorial to the Unborn were erected on Church property and blessed. Our Holy Redeemer School was closed after decades of faithful service. The Waterfront "Boat" Mass was discontinued.
Father Matthew Leavy
7th OHR Pastor 1988-1993
 
Msgr. Severio Mattei
6th OHR Pastor 1980-1988
Msgr. Mattei was responsible for starting the famous OHR "Boat Mass".  When the Scalamandre family donated a yacht to OHR Church, Msgr. Mattei arranged to have Mass every summer Sunday on its deck as it floated on Woodcleft Canal on South Freeport's Nautical Mile. This Waterfront Mass continued for many years with Al Grover and his family as its primary hosts and OHR parishioners supplying the man (and woman) power.

Msgr. Mattei was also responsible for starting the OHR Bazaar, complete with rides, games, and of course those Zeppolis.  

A major renovation of the Church took place during Msgr. Mattei's leadership.

Father Kenneth Knee
5th OHR Pastor 1976-1980
 
Msgr. Eugene J. Crawford
4th OHR Pastor 1959-1976
It was in 1964, during Msgr. Crawford's pastorship, that the new wings added to Our Holy Redeemer Church were finally completed.
Msgr. John J. Mahon
3rd OHR Pastor 1935-1959
After the fire behind the OHR School auditorium, Msgr. Mahon was overwhelmed with support from OHR parishioners, local businesses, Freeport community members, and people of all faiths, in the building of the temporary, 3-room,  "Little Red School House". This school house was used for third-graders during renovations and repairs.
Reverend John L. O'Toole
2nd OHR Pastor 1913-1935
Father O'Toole requested that a local council of the Knights of Columbus be established in this parish in order to answer the threat of the Ku Klux Klan.
Holy Redeemer K of C Council #1974 was established in July 1919 in answer to Father O'Toole's request.
Father Charles A. Logue
1st OHR Pastor 1903-1913
 
 

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou amongst women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen.

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