About Tim Deveney

Tim has been director of Precious Blood Volunteers since August of 2012. He is a St. Louis native who served for two years as a volunteer teacher at a Jesuit high school in Kathmandu, Nepal. Tim earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and a Master of Arts in Education from Truman State University. He has worked at Unbound (formerly Christian Foundation for Children and Aging) managing the team responsible for inviting new sponsors. He currently lives in Independence, Missouri with his wife, two daughters, and one son.

Reflections from Precious Blood Volunteers: Marijo Gabriel

2018-06-29T13:27:14+00:00June 29th, 2018|Volunteers, Weekly Wine Press|

We asked the seven 2017-2018 Precious Blood Volunteers to answer three questions: What is/are some relationship(s) that have stood out for you during your time as a Precious Blood Volunteer? What are some of the experiences that have stood out for you during your time as a Precious Blood Volunteer? How have you grown during [...]

Reflections from Precious Blood Volunteers: John Lee

2018-06-28T11:44:52+00:00June 28th, 2018|Volunteers, Weekly Wine Press|

We asked the seven 2017-2018 Precious Blood Volunteers to answer three questions: What is/are some relationship(s) that have stood out for you during your time as a Precious Blood Volunteer? What are some of the experiences that have stood out for you during your time as a Precious Blood Volunteer? How have you grown during [...]

Reflections from Precious Blood Volunteers: Leah Landry

2018-06-27T15:34:37+00:00June 27th, 2018|Volunteers, Weekly Wine Press|

We asked the seven 2017-2018 Precious Blood Volunteers to answer three questions: What is/are some relationship(s) that have stood out for you during your time as a Precious Blood Volunteer? What are some of the experiences that have stood out for you during your time as a Precious Blood Volunteer? How have you grown during [...]

Former Volunteer Opens Second Season of Podcast

2018-05-11T15:08:37+00:00May 11th, 2018|Volunteers, Weekly Wine Press|

Former Precious Blood Volunteer John Lee Precious Blood Volunteer Alumnus John Lee is out with his second season of his podcast "Starting with a Story."  The second season of "Starting with a Story" features interviews with individuals who have interesting stories to tell. John’s experience of service as a Precious Blood Volunteer was [...]

Unlearning Racism: A Volunteer’s Journey

2018-05-10T14:33:40+00:00May 1st, 2018|The New Wine Press, Volunteers|

by Leah Landry, Precious Blood Volunteer Most white people do not want to talk about race. In fact, I feel uncomfortable typing this article right now. I am so scared of saying something wrong or implying something hurtful so it would be easier to stay silent. But after Chicago Regional Organizing for Anti-Racism’s training (C-ROAR), [...]

Making a Difference One Case at a Time

2018-04-30T09:26:37+00:00April 28th, 2018|Volunteers, Weekly Wine Press|

Alia Sisson (left) with PBV Director Tim Deveney and fellow PBV Lota Ofodile By Alia Sisson During my time interning at the U.S. Senate in college, I had the distinguished title of “Intern 6.” While it was important work I was honored to do, I couldn’t help feeling a bit like a tiny [...]

Making Impressions

2018-04-10T11:56:50+00:00April 10th, 2018|PBMR, Volunteers, Weekly Wine Press|

Saiveon and Branden begin their training by Hector Avitia, Precious Blood Volunteer During this Easter season we are celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus after being in the tomb for three days. At Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation (PBMR), we are also celebrating the return of the screen printing program, known as "Making Impressions." [...]

Liberty and Justice for All

2018-04-10T11:10:35+00:00April 1st, 2018|The New Wine Press, Volunteers|

Precious Blood Volunteers Martin Echtler, Lota Ofodile, and Alia Sisson with Tim Deveney by Alia Sisson, Precious Blood Volunteer “I practice the 'highest' law in the 'highest' court, the law of charity in the court of heaven.” – Sr. Nirmala Joshi As I gear up for the biggest test of my life, the [...]

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2018

2018-03-08T12:59:10+00:00March 8th, 2018|Volunteers, Weekly Wine Press|

We join in celebrating International Women's Day by sharing reflections from current Precious Blood Volunteers and alumnae. Enjoy!   Lota Ofodile (2017) Leah Landry (2017) Alia Sisson (2017) Jade Bowman (2015) Patricia Wood (2014) Vanessa Steger (2014) Nora O'Connell (2013) Kara McNamara (2013) Leah Yeo (2013) Maggie Nickels (2012) Bonnie Kane (2011) To learn more [...]

Strong, Unified, and Here to Stay

2018-05-11T09:35:34+00:00March 1st, 2018|PBMR, The New Wine Press, Volunteers|

by Leah Landry, current Precious Blood Volunteer The women of PBMR. Not a phrase you hear often at a Center started by four priests as a safe haven for young men. But over the past few years, the women in the neighborhood have become vital members of the PBMR community. On Saturday, February 3, these [...]