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Blood Brothers and Sisters

2018-08-15T13:07:26+00:00August 15th, 2018|Weekly Wine Press|

August 15, 2018 “Be especially concerned for the poor, particularly those most in need and deprived of every comfort.” -St. Gaspar Dear Members, Companions, Volunteers, and Friends, Blessings as we celebrate the feast of our founding 203 years ago! As we recall our father Gaspar’s passion for the poor and those on the margins of [...]

Catechism: Death Penalty “Inadmissible” as an Attack on Human Dignity

2018-08-15T13:05:54+00:00August 15th, 2018|Weekly Wine Press|

from Gabino Zavala, Justice and Peace Director For the Missionaries of the Precious Blood — Kansas City Province, the news that the Catechism of the Catholic Church will now refer to the death penalty as “inadmissible” is Good News indeed. As a Province, working to end the use of the death penalty became our first corporate stance. [...]

Fr. Dennis Chriszt Leads Days of Reflection for Vietnam Mission

2018-07-02T13:24:45+00:00July 2nd, 2018|Weekly Wine Press|

"Spirituality is not so much learned as it is experienced. So, I will not be giving a series of lectures on the topic as much as I will be sharing stories of my experience and hopefully helping you to discover it in your own experience. I first experienced Precious Blood spirituality when I was thirteen [...]

Center Update

2018-06-29T12:18:41+00:00June 29th, 2018|Weekly Wine Press|

Wow it has been very busy time here at the Center! On May 5th we hosted World Labyrinth Day.   The day started off with a Fair-Trade sale, that is merchandise from Ten Thousand Villages.  These items are hand crafted in many countries all over the world. All sales help lift families out of poverty in [...]

Feast of the Precious Blood: Blood Test

2018-06-29T09:24:17+00:00June 29th, 2018|Weekly Wine Press|

July 1, 2018 “Now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off Have become near by the blood of Christ.” Ephesians 2, 13 Dear Friends, As we celebrate the feast that give us our name, a story told by a man I’ll call Larry comes to mind about the evening he was playing Scrabble [...]

Crisis at the Border: Compassionate Presence not Zero Tolerance

2018-06-23T09:19:35+00:00June 23rd, 2018|Weekly Wine Press|

Kansas City Province Leadership Team Statement “Preserve family unity as a cornerstone of our national immigration system.” Kansas City Province Corporate Stance Comprehensive Reform of the Immigration System June 2016 This past week, the images of children being incarcerated in cages and separated from their parents have been heartbreaking. The stories of parents wondering where [...]

Sent by the Blood

2018-06-19T14:50:37+00:00June 19th, 2018|Weekly Wine Press|

The Leadership Team of the Kansas City Province of the Missionaries of the Most Precious Blood, in consultation with Brother Daryl Charron, C.PP.S., Director of the Vietnam Mission, is pleased to announce the following assignments for service in our mission, effective July 1, 2018: Nhan Bui, C.PP.S., Retreat and Renewal Ministry, Vocation Ministry Team, and [...]