Knights of Divine Mercy – Fr. Chris Peschel speaking

November 22, 2019

  • 5:00 pm – Low Mass (Mass is open to all, everything follow, men only)
  • Exposition of the Blesed Sacrament
  • Talk by Fr. Chris Peschel
  • Rosary & Divine Mercy Chaplet
  • Confessions
  • Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament
  • Food and fellowship in the church hall.

Topic: “John Henry Newman, a 19th century saint for a 21st century Church”​

Fr. Peschel’s bio:

Father Christopher Peschel, a native of Boston, was ordained to the priesthood for the Diocese of Fall River in 2014. He attended Catholic Schools for 12 years prior to entering college at the Franciscan University of Steubenville. He entered the seminary in 2007 from Franciscan University and studied at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Philadelphia where he earned a degree in Philosophy. He was then assigned in 2010 to St. John’s seminary in Brighton, MA where he specialized in Sacramental Theology. Fr. Chris is a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Equestrian Knights of the Holy Sepulchre. He is an advocate on the local level for Catholic Education and vocations with several published articles, interviews, and conference speaking presentations. He currently serves on the Central School Board for the Diocese of Fall River Catholic Schools, and is a foundation board member for the Catholic Education Foundation, which provides scholarships for students desiring attendance at Catholic Schools. Fr. Chris has served the Church in several capacities through parish assignments in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, Archdiocese of Boston, and Diocese of Fall River. He has also had assignments in nursing homes, hospitals, special education, and college campus ministry. He served the Diocese of Fall River for three years in the vocations office as the diocesan recruiter and he is currently the parish priest of Our Lady of Grace Parish in Westport, MA.

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Fr. Finelli was ordained a Roman Catholic priest for the Diocese of Providence on June 13, 1992. He is an avid Mac user. Father has been designing websites since 1995 and is the host of the iPadre Catholic Podcast, which he founded in 2005. His hobby is Live Steam railroading in 1-1/2" scale.

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