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Formation Gathering 2018

2018-03-15T10:43:09+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Weekly Wine Press|

by Matt Perez, Gaspar Formation House, Chicago This year the formation gathering was held at the Adorers of the Blood of Christ Convent in Wichita, Kansas from February 23rd through February 25th. The theme this year was how do we see ourselves living Precious Blood Spirituality today. Fr. Dennis Chriszt and Sr. Joyce Ann Zimmerman [...]

News from Vietnam

2018-03-05T14:19:02+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Weekly Wine Press|

Moderator General, Fr. Bill Nordenbrock, C.PP.S. visited the Vietnam Mission from February 17th through March 4th. During that time he was able to do official visitations with all the members and candidates in formation. He also had time to see for the first time our rural ministry, Tan Thanh Mission as well as explore possibilities [...]

2018 Precious Blood Scholarship

2018-02-14T11:17:41+00:00 March 1st, 2018|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 [...]

Hearts in Rhythm

2018-02-14T14:09:37+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Weekly Wine Press|

Ash Wednesday/Valentine’s Day February 14, 2018 Dear Members, Companions, Volunteers, and Friends, It has not escaped the notice of media or missionary disciples, bishops and purveyors of chocolate candy, pastors, or florists that for the first time since 1945 Ash Wednesday falls on Valentine’s Day. At the Companions retreat in California recently, five young people [...]

Vietnam Mission Updates, February 2018

2018-02-14T10:59:40+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Weekly Wine Press|

by Br. Daryl Charron, C.PP.S., Vietnam Mission Director The Vietnam Mission candidates in formation have been busy the past six weeks with various activities. Hao Pham, Hoa Vu, Ky Phung and Diep Vu are all preparing for definitive incorporation on April 7th. Dung Nguyen and An Nguyen are preparing for Pledged Candidacy that same day. [...]

2018 Human Development Fund Application Available

2018-02-09T14:59:01+00:00 February 9th, 2018|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 2018. The  application packet is available at the link below. Completed applications are due by May 1, 2018. The criteria for the Human Development Fund include demonstrated need and a connection to the Missionaries of [...]

Updates from the Center

2018-02-09T14:56:43+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Weekly Wine Press|

by Lucia Ferrara, Hospitality Coordinator I can't believe it is February already!! According to the groundhog we have 6 more weeks of this wonderful wintery weather!!! If you want to stay warm, come eat come homemade soup and fellowship among friends at the table. Join us here at the Center for our Bridges to Contemplative [...]

Statement by Precious Blood Father Joseph Nassal, Provincial Director of the Kansas City Province on President Trump’s Remarks on Immigration

2018-01-13T21:46:14+00:00 January 13th, 2018|Weekly Wine Press|

To the Members, Companions, Volunteers, and Friends of the Kansas City Province of the Missionaries of the Precious Blood: We live in a time when civil discourse has become vulgar and vindictive. On Thursday, January 11, 2018, the President of the United States of America, a nation of immigrants, used a vulgarity to characterize people from [...]