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Contemporary Spirituality Speaker Series in Kansas City

Sister Audrey Doetzel, NDS The 21st Century Need for Mystics and Prophets Saturday, November 12, Series Keynote ‒ at Avila University 9 am - Noon Sister Audrey Doetzel, a Sister of Our Lady [...]

St. Gaspar Feast Day Celebration: October 23, 2016

The St. Joseph, Missouri Companions invite all members of the Precious Blood community to the St. Gaspar feast day celebration on October 23, 2016 at St Francis Xavier Parish in St. Joseph, Missouri at 4 [...]

USCCB Response to Predatory Lending Practices

by Gabino Zavala, Justice and Peace Coordinator The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has joined a non-partisan coalition of other religious leaders and social and industry service providers to send a letter to [...]

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Let Us Serve God With Holy Joy

Discernment Retreat: October 7-9, 2016 Contact Fr. Timothy Armbruster, C.PP.S. for more information. O God, you created me for a purpose a specific task for the church and humanity. Each of us has been given [...]

Lectionary Catechesis: OT 28C, October 9, 2016

The readings this week invite thankfulness from us for God’s wondrous deeds, not only for ourselves but for everyone. The focus of our reflections can be on thanksgiving, God’s deeds in all the world, and [...]

Meeting of Major Superiors Letter from Fr. Joe Nassal

September 19, 2016 Dear Friends, Thank you for your prayers during the Meeting of the Major Superiors of the Precious Blood in Rome, September 12-18. There has been a noticeable change in leadership throughout the [...]

Lectionary Catechesis: OT 27C, October 2, 2016

Faithful discipleship, come what may; service to the Gospel without reward – these two motifs appear in the readings this Sunday. Timothy is an example of someone maturing in Gospel faith for us to follow. [...]

Lectionary Catechesis: OT 26C, September 25, 2016

Listening is a special skill that we have to learn. Listening to my own heart or the heart of the world, I will be tempted to eat, drink, and be merry. Listening to the prophets, [...]

Lectionary Catechesis: OT 25C, September 18, 2016

Part III of the CCC is entitled “Life in Christ”. In two sections of this part, the Church organizes her teachings on Social and Economic Justice: Section I Chapter 2 “The Human Community” and the [...]