Fr. Tam Hoang celebrated his first Mass at his home parish in the Central Highlands of Vietnam on June 27th. It was a joyous occasion that welcomed a full church of people. His three sisters who are nuns helped take part in the liturgy that proved to be spiritually uplifting. The reception afterward provided great [...]
from Lucia Ferrara, Hospitality Coordinator Lots of events have happened at Precious Blood Center! Several groups met here for retreats and meetings. For example, the Northern Deanery met here for a day-long retreat and had lunch here as well. The Meeting Christ in Prayer group had their final session here in May. From the responses, [...]
July 1, 2017 There Will Be Blood Dear Members, Companions, and Friends, Recently, the New York Times’ film critics listed their 25 best films of the 21st century so far. At the top of the list was the film that has nothing to do with the feast we celebrate on July 1st except [...]
Fr. Peter Tam Hoang, C.PP.S. was ordained on June 7, 2017 at St. Francis Xavier Parish in St. Joseph, Missouri. Fr. Hoang will serve in the Vietnam Mission. Be sure to scroll all the way down to see both slideshows.
The 2017 Provincial Assembly was held at the Airport Hilton in Kansas City, Missouri on June 3rd-6th. Sr. Mary Waskowiak was the featured presenter. Scroll down to see all three slide shows! Companions Assembly Sessions Masses & Prayer Services
Former Precious Blood Volunteer, Ryan Cornelissen, tutoring a student at Cristo Rey Kansas City High School by Tim Deveney, Director of Precious Blood Volunteers I am excited to announce that we will have six and possibly seven new volunteers this coming volunteer cycle. They are a well-accomplished group with varied backgrounds, work experience, interests, and [...]
from Gabino Zavala, Justice and Peace Director In March I wrote about my concerns in regard to President Trump's proposed budget for fiscal year 2018 (Read). Now the administration has released this proposed budget that would gravely impact vulnerable people. It includes plans to slash social safety nets, cut funds for refugee resettlement programs while [...]
Amen, amen, I say to you, whatever you ask the Father in my name he will give you. This almost sounds like a genie in a bottle. Too often, I think we treat God like a genie in a bottle, a celestial being who exists to fulfill our wishes and desires. Early in the [...]