HDF Thank You: Leavenworth Interfaith Community of Hope

2018-10-18T13:39:42+00:00October 18th, 2018|Weekly Wine Press|

Human Development Fund Application Missionaries of the Precious Blood, Kansas City Province Fr. Joseph Uecker, C.PP.S., HDF Committee Chairperson Dear Fr. Joseph, Just wanted to update you on how we used the funds from the grant your congregation so generously gave us. You will remember that we asked for funds for the following: obtaining IDs [...]

Let Us Study, Let Us Pray, Let Us Vote

2018-10-17T14:10:32+00:00October 17th, 2018|Weekly Wine Press|

by Gabino Zavala, Justice and Peace Director In her article “I’m Precious Blood, and I Vote!” in the October 2018 issue of the New Wine Press, Companion Maureen Lahiff shares her experience with the voting process. What I find most important in her story is that she takes the responsibility of voting seriously. She studies [...]

Oscar Romero: a Saint for Our Times—A Saint for Our Community

2018-10-09T15:04:03+00:00October 14th, 2018|Weekly Wine Press|

by Gabino Zavala, Justice and Peace Director By J. Puig Reixach / http://www.puigreixach.net/ [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], from Wikimedia Commons On October 14, 2018 the Catholic Church will officially recognize the sainthood of Archbishop Oscar Romero. To the Salvadoran people he has been San Oscar Romero for many years. No canonization was needed for [...]

Vietnam Mission Candidate Graduates From University

2018-10-11T14:50:36+00:00October 11th, 2018|Weekly Wine Press|

by Br. Daryl Charron, C.PP.S., Vietnam Mission Initial Formation Candidate, Vincent Tinh Cao, graduated on October 7th from Open University in Saigon with a degree in sociology. According to Sr. Hang Pham, ASC who lives in Saigon and who has a Master Degree in Social Work from United States, sociology is an up-and-coming degree in [...]

Remembrance of Fr. Jim Sloan, C.PP.S.

2018-10-10T10:31:07+00:00October 10th, 2018|Weekly Wine Press|

Bishop John Cummins and Fr. Jim Sloan, C.PP.S. at Mass in honor of Fr. Jim's 50th anniversary of ordination. by Bishop John S. Cummins, Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Oakland, California (Note: the following are excerpts from a letter from Bishop Cummins to Fr. Joe Nassal, C.PP.S.) [Fr. James Sloan] gave us [...]

Vietnam Mission Candidates Volunteer at Mid-Autumn Festival

2018-09-28T12:49:49+00:00September 28th, 2018|Weekly Wine Press|

On September 22nd the Initial Formation Candidates of the Vietnam Mission volunteered at a charitable event to minister to children suffering from leprosy. Tinh, Khương, and Blir worked hard at setting up the tents to host the event, and then ministered to the children by playing games and singing songs with them. The candidates [...]

You’re Invited: Day of Remembrance

2018-09-24T13:22:24+00:00September 24th, 2018|Weekly Wine Press|

by Fr. Ron Will, C.PP.S. Precious Blood Day of Remembrance Sunday, November 4 at 4:00 p.m. at Precious Blood Renewal Center It is a day to remember and celebrate the lives of our beloved Members and Companions, especially those who have died during the past year. More details will come later.

Ai Tam of Vietnam Presents Scholarships

2018-09-21T10:41:28+00:00September 21st, 2018|Weekly Wine Press|

by Br. Daryl Charron, C.PP.S., Vietnam Mission Director Ai Tam of Vietnam has been busy with another aspect of their educational ministry to the poor and underprivileged youth of Vietnam. They have been diligent in giving out nearly 125 scholarships to university students throughout several communities throughout Vietnam. I had the privilege last week in [...]