The Leadership Team of the Kansas City Province of the Missionaries of the Most Precious Blood, in consultation with Brother Daryl Charron, C.PP.S., Director of the Vietnam Mission, is pleased to announce the following assignments for service in our mission, effective July 1, 2018: Nhan Bui, C.PP.S., Retreat and Renewal Ministry, Vocation Ministry Team, and [...]
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by Gabino Zavala, Justice and Peace Director Recently Fr. Jim Betzen requested our prayers for his parishioners in Ottumwa, Iowa. He asked for our prayers for 32 undocumented workers who were arrested and detained in an ICE raid in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. He also asked for prayers for their families. As Fr. Betzen has said, [...]
by Sr. Ginny Jaskiewicz, C.PP.S., O’Fallon We are Parthians, Medes, and Elamites, inhabitants of Mesopotamia, Judea and Cappadocia, Pontus and Asia, Phrygia and Pamphylia, Egypt and the districts of Libya near Cyrene, as well as travelers from Rome, Jews and converts to Judaism, Cretans and Arabs, yet we hear them speaking in our own tongues [...]
by Sr. Marcella Parrish, SSMO Seeing John, Peter was prompted to ask Jesus, “But Lord, what about him?” Jesus replied “How does that concern you? Your business is to follow me.” The apostles were truly human—curious, competitive, humble fishermen, testing to see if they were getting their fair share. So many of their foibles seemed [...]
Former Precious Blood Volunteer John Lee Precious Blood Volunteer Alumnus John Lee is out with his second season of his podcast "Starting with a Story." The second season of "Starting with a Story" features interviews with individuals who have interesting stories to tell. John’s experience of service as a Precious Blood Volunteer was [...]
by Rev. Phil Smith, C.PP.S., Atlantic Province Do you love me? Then feed and tend my sheep. The Scriptures are filled with stories of meals. As a student in theology, I was fascinated with the four gospels, especially that of Luke, and the importance given to the place, the function, and the importance of meals. [...]
by Rev. Steve Dos Santos, C.PP.S., Cincinnati Province I pray not only for these, but also for those who will believe in me through their word. On the night of the Last Supper, Jesus prayed for you and for me. What a comforting thought. A common contemporary refrain quote attributed to St. Augustine is “If [...]