Farewell to John Lee

2017-12-20T07:34:30+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Volunteers, Weekly Wine Press|

John Lee (left), with fellow volunteers Martin and Leah at our mid-year retreat Today we say goodbye to John Lee. John served as a Precious Blood Volunteer since July and worked at Cristo Rey Kansas City High School and is heading off to new adventures in Florida to work as a mechanical engineer. [...]

Bursting Bubbles

2017-11-17T15:10:54+00:00 November 17th, 2017|PBMR, Volunteers, Weekly Wine Press|

2017-2018 Volunteer Hector Avitia By Hector Avitia, Precious Blood Volunteer  “Oh man, I can’t wait to see their bubbles burst,” I said with a chuckle as I sipped my chicory coffee. It was a nice April afternoon in the Back of Yards Mexican restaurant La Cecina. Tim Deveney and I were discussing how the [...]

The Joy of Cooking

2017-10-13T14:06:24+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Volunteers, Weekly Wine Press|

 Hector Avitia By Hector Avitia, Precious Blood Volunteer  Last week my community had its first house meeting. We divided up the chores and the first floor of the Formation House in Chicago (my floor), was assigned to dinner duty on Wednesdays. Up until this point I had been able to avoid cooking for the [...]

Introducing the 2017-2018 Precious Blood Volunteers: Marijo Gabriel

2017-07-28T07:12:30+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Volunteers, Weekly Wine Press|

2017-2018 Volunteer Marijo Gabriel Marijo Gabriel is from Phoenix, Arizona and completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology at Creighton University in May. She will be serving at Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation in Chicago and living in community with the Dayton Precious Blood sisters who live and serve in Chicago. Her [...]