Called to Serve

2019-04-11T13:59:24-05:00April 11th, 2019|Companions, Weekly Wine Press|

by Vicky Otto, Precious Blood Companion Director Congratulations to Celina Companion Charlie Salway who will be ordained a Permanent Deacon this month! Charlie becomes the fifth permanent deacon who is a Companion. We are grateful to him and to Whiting Companion Leo Barron, Kansas City Companion Paul Muller, Orlando Companion Tommy Tate and Parkfalls / [...]

New Mission House Visit

2019-04-08T09:24:52-05:00April 8th, 2019|Vocation, Weekly Wine Press|

by Fr. Dien Truong, C.PP.S. Passing through a seven-hour round trip from Xavier House of Formation to the Mission House in Tan Thanh, Bu Dop, Br. Daryl, and I had a short visit with our members and candidates who reside and minister to local parishes there. This mission house is about two miles from [...]

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. [...]

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2019

2019-03-08T11:07:36-05:00March 8th, 2019|Volunteers, Weekly Wine Press|

Lina Guerrero (2018), a current Precious Blood Volunteer, with Sister Donna Liette, C.PP.S. at Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation. We join in celebrating International Women’s Day by sharing reflections from current Precious Blood Volunteers and alumnae. Enjoy! Brooke Buth (2018) Lina Guerrero (2018) Marijo Gabriel (2017) Lota Ofodile (2017) Leah Landry (2017) Alia [...]

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 [...]

Surprised by Epiphany

2019-02-04T14:35:05-05:00February 1st, 2019|Volunteers, Weekly Wine Press|

Brooke Buth praying with students and staff at Cristo Rey KC High School by Brooke Buth, current Precious Blood Volunteer When my husband Koby and I first applied to be Precious Blood Volunteers, we knew that the year would be hard. I wanted to work at Cristo Rey Kansas City High School, which [...]

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 [...]