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Vocations in Chicago

2018-01-07T21:37:52+00:00 January 7th, 2018|Vocation, Weekly Wine Press|

It might not have been my first choice of where to spend New Year's, but Chicago was home for the first days of the New Year.  This year, Fr. Steve dos Santos, Srs Patti Kramer, C.PP.S.,  Karen Elliot, C.PP.S.,  Therese Wetta, ASC, and myself were on hand to spend the week with college students at [...]

National Vocation Awareness Week, November 5-11, 2017

2017-10-29T13:26:55+00:00 October 29th, 2017|Vocation, Weekly Wine Press|

By Timothy Armbruster, C.PP.S., Vocation Director National Vocation Awareness Week (NVAW) is an annual week-long celebration of the Catholic Church in the United States dedicated to promote vocations to ordained ministry and consecrated life through prayer and education, and to renew our prayers and support for those who are considering one of these particular vocations. Observance [...]

Painting Peace Poles in Chicago

2017-08-17T14:33:03+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Vocation, Weekly Wine Press|

“The boards are primed and are ready to be painted,” were the only words of instruction given to us to paint one of the Peace Poles at PBMR.  During the Vocation Mission/Discernment week that Fr. Steve Dos Santos and I hosted we had the opportunity to experience many different activities of the Center.  Over the past [...]

Lenten Retreat–Gathering around the campfire

2017-04-14T16:14:53+00:00 April 14th, 2017|Vocation, Weekly Wine Press|

By Timothy Armbruster, Vocation Director "Living Like Jesus" is the theme chosen for this year's Catholic School theme.  Both St Francis Xavier School, in St. Joseph, as well as St. James Catholic School, in Liberty, have been working with this theme for the school year.  In keeping with this theme, this year's Lenten retreat focused [...]

Sacred Heart 8th Grade Mission Trip

2017-04-14T15:34:19+00:00 April 14th, 2017|Vocation, Weekly Wine Press|

By Timothy Armbruster, Vocation Director After 3 days of various service and community building activities, the Sacred Heart 8th Grade Mission trip wrapped up with Mass on the Labyrinth.  It was a beautiful spring morning to be gathered outside.  Our mass was celebrated in thanksgiving for the wonderful week of service and a chance to [...]

Sacred Heart 8th Grade Mission Trip

2017-04-06T16:35:04+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Vocation, Weekly Wine Press|

By Timothy Armbruster, Vocation Director Sacred Heart School 8th grade class and Mrs. Debbie Bolin, Campus Minister, are teaming up with The Missionaries of the Precious Blood and the Sisters of Charity for a 8th Grade Mission Trip in Kansas City. Twenty-three eight grade students will spend time between now and Friday at Harvester’s, Unbound, Seton [...]

Singing Our Alleluias!

2017-03-06T09:34:16+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Weekly Wine Press|

by Fr. Timothy Armbruster, C.PP.S., Vocation Director Our Alleluia’s could be heard throughout the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA.  This year’s Los Angeles Religious Education Conference, held Feb 24-26, was for a change ahead of Lent.  It was truly a celebration to be able to sing our praises to God.  This was my first [...]

Celebrating the Year of Consecrated Life

2016-12-12T09:54:47+00:00 November 26th, 2014|Weekly Wine Press|

This Sunday, November 30 we begin the season of Advent and also  the year designated by Pope Francis as the Year of Consecrated Life. This yearlong celebration will close on the World Day of Consecrated Life, February 2, 2016. This time also celebrates the 50th anniversary of Perfectae Caritatis, the Second Vatican Council’s Decree on [...]

Gathered Around the Fire

2016-12-12T09:54:47+00:00 November 4th, 2014|Weekly Wine Press|

What better way to enjoy a chilly All Hallows Eve than to gather around a bon fire and share a few stories. We gathered around the fire and throughout the weekend to share stories of who we are as Missionaries of the Precious Blood and what the community means to us as we welcomed five [...]