2019 Precious Blood Scholarship

2019-01-30T14:14:11-05:00January 30th, 2019|Weekly Wine Press|

by Al Ebach, C.PP.S., Precious Blood Scholarship Committee Chairperson Members, companions and province staff again have the opportunity to nominate students for the Kansas City Province Scholarship. The scholarship application packet is available below. Ten $1000 scholarships will be awarded to students attending, or planning to attend, a Catholic high school or college. Students must [...]

2019 Human Development Fund Application Available

2019-01-25T15:09:32-05:00January 28th, 2019|Weekly Wine Press|

by Fr. Joe Uecker, C.PP.S., Human Development Fund Chairperson The application for the province Human Development Fund is available for 2019. The application packet is available at the link below. Completed applications are due by April 1, 2019. The criteria for the Human Development Fund include demonstrated need and a connection to the Missionaries of [...]

Our On-going Concerns About Immigration

2019-01-25T10:53:08-05:00January 25th, 2019|Peace & Justice, Weekly Wine Press|

By Gabino Zavala, Justice and Peace Director On January 9th our Provincial Fr. Joseph Nassal and the Leadership Team published a letter expressing their concern about President Donald Trump’s address from the Oval Office stoking fear concerning immigrants entering our country from our southern border in order to get support for building the wall. These [...]

Candidate Hoa Vu Graduates from Dominican Institute of Theology

2019-01-22T13:09:03-05:00January 22nd, 2019|Vocation, Weekly Wine Press|

Congratulations to Hoa Vincent Vu for graduating from the Dominican Institute of Theology in Saigon with a degree in theological studies. What a joy it was for Hoa to see the professors who taught him over the six years that he was at the school witness his receiving his certificate of achievement as he walked [...]

Fueling Our Fears

2019-01-09T14:50:00-05:00January 9th, 2019|Peace & Justice, Weekly Wine Press|

Kansas City Province Leadership Team Statement “There is no fear in love, but perfect love drives out fear…” 1 John 4, 18 The Scripture readings on Wednesday, January 9th reflect on love and fear. In the first reading from the First Letter of John, we are named and claimed as God’s beloved and “if God [...]

Blessed Are the Peacemakers

2019-01-04T14:09:03-05:00January 4th, 2019|Weekly Wine Press|

by Gabino Zavala, Justice and Peace Director For the 52nd World Day of Peace, celebrated on January 1st,  Pope Francis said, “Good politics is at the service of peace.” He states that those who hold political office exercise that office in service of others. Politicians must base their work on charity and virtue. Pope Francis [...]