Lectionary Catechesis: OT 2A, January 15, 2017

2017-01-10T14:51:19+00:00 January 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The Sacrament of Baptism is so central to our Christian identify, that the Church has a second Sunday (when the Baptism of Our Lord is celebrated on a Sunday) in a row to emphasize this and increase our understanding. CCC 536 and 713 may be the two key passages. At the same time Baptism is [...]

Lectionary Catechesis: Epiphany, January 8, 2017

2017-01-10T14:48:14+00:00 January 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Beginning with the Annunciation, through Christmas, and to the Epiphany, the Gospel is revealed to us. (CCC1171) Epiphany means “a showing forth, a manifestation”. In some ways this is a high feast of evangelization for the whole Church and the world. Remember part of Pope Francis’s Christmas message was to invite even atheists to work [...]

Corporate Stance on Gun Violence

2017-02-20T13:38:42+00:00 June 5th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Motivated by the Blood of Christ and called to be ministers of reconciliation, we, the Missionaries and Companions of the Precious Blood, Kansas City Province, affirm our belief in the sacredness of life. Present laws making it possible for uncontrolled and unlimited access to weapons and ammunition of any amount and any type do not [...]