Discernment Weekend Held at Precious Blood Center, October 6-8

2017-10-15T22:54:46+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Weekly Wine Press|

by Fr. Timothy Armbruster, C.PP.S., Vocation Director “What do you mean by ‘to read the signs of the times and to hear the cry of the Blood’ asked Thomas Keller, an inquirer at the Discernment Weekend held October 6th-8th at Precious Blood Center, Liberty. His question came after we had been discussing a bit of [...]

Fr. Alvin Herber, C.PP.S., 1924-2017

2017-10-13T22:05:51+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Weekly Wine Press|

Fr. Alvin L. Herber, C.PP.S., 93, died on October 12, 2017 at St. Charles Center in Carthagena, OH. Born August 10, 1924 in Hessen Cassel, IN to Leo and Edna Herber, he entered the Missionaries of the Precious Blood on August 31, 1942 at St. Joseph College, Rensselaer, IN; made Temporary Profession on December 3, [...]

The Joy of Cooking

2017-10-13T14:06:24+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Volunteers, Weekly Wine Press|

 Hector Avitia By Hector Avitia, Precious Blood Volunteer  Last week my community had its first house meeting. We divided up the chores and the first floor of the Formation House in Chicago (my floor), was assigned to dinner duty on Wednesdays. Up until this point I had been able to avoid cooking for the [...]

Companion Retreat at Marillac Center

2017-10-13T10:16:20+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Weekly Wine Press|

On Saturday and Sunday, October 7th and 8th, Companions from across the Kansas City area gathered at Marillac Retreat Center in Leavenworth, Kansas for their annual retreat. Fr. Joe Nassal led the retreat called “The World That Waits In the Womb – Becoming a New Creation.” Over 50 Companions prayed, ate, and had lively [...]