Holy Redeemer Old Catholic Church: New Castle DE
Holy Redeemer Old Catholic Church
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Holy Redeemer Old Catholic Church
An Inclusive and Diverse Church

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2110 Christiana Meadows, Bear, DE 19701


Bishop Patrick W. Gaffney, DD     302.562.9616   pwjgaffney@outlook.com
Ordained a priest on May 23, 1981 by Terrence Cardinal Cook of NY in the Roman Catholic Church.
Took leave from the Roman Church after 25 years. Joined the Old Catholic Church in 2009.
February, 2013, joined The Old Catholic Apostolic Church of the Americas.
Consecrated a Bishop, June 6, 2015

Masters of Divinity          1982
Masters of Religious Education  1980
Mt. St. Alphonsus Seminary, Esopus, NY
Presently: FT  Chaplain to a CCRC Senior Village in Dover, DE
Ministry of Caring, Inc., Wilmington, DE 2003 - 2006
Program Director, Emmanuel Dining Room
Pastor: Our Lady of Lourdes, Seaford, DE  1993 - 1999
1982 – 1993: Associate Pastor  and Administrator

Rev. Carl G. Desmond, AF, ME, MDiv (Anamchara Fellowship)
302.897.5102  afbrothercarl@aol.com 
Has a degrees in Psychology and has had advanced training at the Philadelphia Center for Psychoanalyst as an analyst. Presently he has had over 38 years of experience with diverse populations. Retired May 1, 2013. Ordained a Deacon: Dec. 2013 and a then a Priest: October, 2014. Before joining the Old Catholic Church, Fr. Carl was a long time active member of the Episcopal Church in Wilmington.
Religious formation has taken place in the Education for Ministry, Seminary of the South, Community of Anamchara Fellowship and with the St. Woldobo & Immaculate Heart of Mary Seminaries under the guidance and instruction Rev. Pat Gaffney, Rector


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