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Dennis Coday Joins Precious Blood Renewal Center

2019-03-08T14:48:52-05:00March 8th, 2019|Weekly Wine Press|

Former National Catholic Reporter editor reconnects with his Precious Blood roots to lead programming and marketing efforts for reconciliation center. Having a lifetime relationship with the Precious Blood community and utilizing over thirty years of journalistic experience, Dennis Coday is excited to join the Precious Blood Renewal Center as Director of Resource and Program Development. [...]

Vietnam Mission Celebrates Lunar New Year

2019-02-21T12:02:54-05:00February 21st, 2019|Weekly Wine Press|

Vietnamese people celebrate the Lunar New Year with a sacred trust. Tet holiday involves days of reunion, hope and luck. After a year of working, it is a time of visiting relatives and friends. The common practice during this time is to spread a message of hope by doing good things and saying good [...]

Precious Blood Renewal Center honored with Architectural Design Award

2019-02-21T11:42:46-05:00February 21st, 2019|Weekly Wine Press|

by Elizabeth Heule and Dennis Coday Precious Blood Renewal Center’s vision is to be a safe and sacred place where transformation is allowed to take place. As we began our process of development and design for the renovation of Stukenborg mission house into the renewal center, this was the guidance given to our architects [...]

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 [...]