Celebrating the Feast Day of our Mother of Perpetual Help in Puchheim (Austria)


On Sunday, 26th of June, 2016, the Redemptorists of Maria Puchheim (Province Vienna-Munich) celebrated the feast day of our Mother of Perpetual Help. The main celebrant was Bishop emeritus Ludwig Schwarz SDB. After the liturgical services, there was a procession through the streets of Puchheim. Hundreds of faithful attended the celebrations and participated in the procession

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The monastery Puchheim was founded 1851. The monastery is the oldest retreat house in the Diocese of Linz and the basilica (minor) of our Mother of Perpetual Help is a famous local place of pilgrimage.

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Redemptorists work here in parishes, go for missions, give religious exercises, do youth work and are pastors in a nursing home. The house in Puchheim is the German-speaking Novitiate of the Province of Vienna-Munich.

Anton Wölfl