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2017-12-12T14:53:36+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Weekly Wine Press|

by Gabino Zavala, Justice and Peace Director Today (December 12) we celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Empress of the Americas. She is our caring and loving Mother who shows compassion for her children, especially the most vulnerable in our midst. Our faith teaches us to love our neighbor and care for the [...]

Updates from Precious Blood Center, December 2017

2017-12-11T13:53:24+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Weekly Wine Press|

December Greetings everyone! There definitely is a chill in the air! As the Christmas season is settling in, the Center has been busy with lots of activity. In November, St. Charles Borromeo Church held their Staff day retreat here beginning with Mass at 9am in the Chapel. Bridges to Contemplative Living group will take a [...]

Vietnam Mission Update

2017-12-04T13:41:41+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Weekly Wine Press|

by Br. Daryl Charron, C.PP.S. The Vietnam Mission celebrated the Feast of St. Francis Xavier, our patron saint this past Saturday. Our celebration began with a Day of Reflection led by Fr. Tam Hoang. He focused on the topic of being responsible for the many gifts God created each one of us to uniquely have. [...]

Radical Acceptance

2017-11-22T09:40:04+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Weekly Wine Press|

Imperfection gets a seat at our Thanksgiving table, same as everyone else.” Sam Sifton Dear Members, Companions, Volunteers, and Friends, In early November, the New York Times published a special section in its Sunday edition on “How to Plan and Cook Thanksgiving.” Normally I would toss the food section to the side since I haven’t [...]

ASC Sisters Join Vietnam Mission in Celebration of Feast of St. Gaspar

2017-10-22T19:16:31+00:00 October 22nd, 2017|Weekly Wine Press|

Sr. Hang Pham, ASC and four Sojourners in training with the Adorers of the Blood of Christ joined the Miissionaries of the Precious Blood at St. Gaspar House of Discernment to celebrate the Feast of St. Gaspar on October 21st. Together we commemorated the 25th Anniversary of the deaths of the ASC sisters who [...]

Take Sides: Feast of St. Gaspar

2017-10-20T09:16:11+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Weekly Wine Press|

21 October 2017 Dear Members, Companions, Volunteers, and Friends, As we celebrate the feast of Saint Gaspar this weekend, there are significant anniversaries surrounding the feast day of our founder. On October 19, 1984, Father Jerzy Popieluszko gave his life in the service of the truth. When I visited our missionaries in Poland earlier this [...]

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, [...]