Vietnam Mission Precious Blood Member Graduates From Theology School

2017-03-31T10:48:19+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Weekly Wine Press|

by Br. Daryl Charron, C.PP.S. Peter Tam Hoang at graduation Congratulations to Deacon Peter Tam Hoang, C.PP.S. for completing his certification with the St. Joseph Jesuit Scholasticate Program. Graduating from this school of theology in Saigon completes his studies of preparation for priesthood. Tam plans to be ordained at St. Francis Xavier Church [...]

Update on Province Discussions on Community Life

2017-03-30T14:59:03+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Weekly Wine Press|

Following upon the vision of the 20th General Assembly an international Community Life Symposium will convene in Rome this July. In past years Symposiums have centered on Mission & Ministry, and Spirituality. Members and Companions of the Kansas City Province have been challenged to engage in a series of conversations about what it means to [...]

Vietnam Mission Blesses New House of Discernment

2017-03-26T22:35:10+00:00 March 26th, 2017|Weekly Wine Press|

by Br. Daryl Charron, C.PP.S., Vietnam Mission Director "Now my eyes will be open and my ears attentive to the prayer that is made in this place. For now I have chosen and consecrated this house that my name may be there forever. My eyes and my heart will be there for all time." [...]

Lectionary Catechesis: Lent Week 5A, April 2, 2017

2017-02-16T09:07:48+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Weekly Wine Press|

The raising of Lazarus is fundamentally the proclamation of the gospel. The range of the cast of characters is large enough to count us all into the story. Jesus himself is portrayed by John’s gospel here as particularly decisive, tempered by a full range of very human emotions. Indeed these events and the next chapter [...]

Our Lenten Path, Week Two

2017-03-09T15:57:39+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Companions, Weekly Wine Press|

by Vicky Otto, Director of Precious Blood Companions One of my favorite movies is called "Love Actually." At the beginning of the movie you see a large crowd gathered at the airport. As the camera pans across the crowd everyone's face displays a sense of anxiety and stress. The second time the camera pans across [...]