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Two Members of Vietnam Mission Ordained Deacons in Rome

by Fr. Garry Richmeier, C.PP.S., Kansas City Provincial Director The Kansas City Province and Vietnam Mission are pleased to announce the diaconate ordination of Paul Hao Pham and Vincent Hoa Vu Thai of the Vietnam Mission. The ordinations took place on November 10,...

Celebration of the Feast of St. Gaspar in Vietnam Mission

by Fr. Dien Truong, C.PP.S. On the Feast of St. Gaspar, members of the Vietnam Mission, ASC members, local diocesan priests, candidates, and friends gathered together in our mission of Tan Thanh (about 100 miles away from Xavier House) to celebrate the Mass and have a...

Saint Gaspar Celebration in Missouri

Members and Companions gathered at Saint Francis Xavier Church in Saint Joseph to celebrate the feast of Saint Gaspar on Sunday, October 27. During a prayer service Jeanne Keck, Dee Baker, TR Lee and Ed Franz from the Liberty Companions made their first covenants with...
Two Members of Vietnam Mission Ordained Deacons in Rome

Two Members of Vietnam Mission Ordained Deacons in Rome

by Fr. Garry Richmeier, C.PP.S., Kansas City Provincial Director The Kansas City Province and Vietnam Mission are pleased to announce the diaconate ordination of Paul Hao Pham and Vincent Hoa Vu Thai of the Vietnam Mission. The ordinations took place on November 10,...

Celebration of the Feast of St. Gaspar in Vietnam Mission

Celebration of the Feast of St. Gaspar in Vietnam Mission

by Fr. Dien Truong, C.PP.S. On the Feast of St. Gaspar, members of the Vietnam Mission, ASC members, local diocesan priests, candidates, and friends gathered together in our mission of Tan Thanh (about 100 miles away from Xavier House) to celebrate the Mass and have a...

Community Connections

Community Connections

by Denise Murrow, Director of Precious Blood Resource Services On October 25, 2019, Community Connections Coalition held a resource fair at the Good Samaritan Center in Excelsior Springs for those in need. Precious Blood Resource Services(PBRS) was one of twenty other...

Presentation Notes from Companion Retreat

Presentation Notes from Companion Retreat

Many of the people who attended the Companion Retreat at Saint Charles wanted to share the information that Fr. Tim McFarland presented with their Companion Groups. He has graciously given us a copy of his presentation. Click here to view.

Companion Retreat at Saint Charles

Companion Retreat at Saint Charles

Companions and members gathering at Saint Charles the weekend of October 26 / 27, 2019 for their retreat led this year by Fr. Tim McFarland, C.PP.S. Fr. Tim led the group in a thought provoking and at times energetic conversation about how to discern their role in the...

Faith in Action

Faith in Action

by Caitlin Caminade, Precious Blood Volunteer at KC CARE Health Center Two months in, it seems I have found a new rhythm. Whereas in the first few days at KC CARE Health Center, it felt like I was stepping onto a treadmill that is already set at a sprinting pace, now...

Precious Blood Ministries Team up to Support Parents

Precious Blood Ministries Team up to Support Parents

by Dennis Coday, Director of Program Development, PBRC Precious Blood Resource Services and Precious Blood Renewal Center are teaming up to help people faced with the challenges (and joys!) of raising children. The two provincial ministries will be hosting Parent...

Saint Gaspar Celebration in Missouri

Saint Gaspar Celebration in Missouri

Members and Companions gathered at Saint Francis Xavier Church in Saint Joseph to celebrate the feast of Saint Gaspar on Sunday, October 27. During a prayer service Jeanne Keck, Dee Baker, TR Lee and Ed Franz from the Liberty Companions made their first covenants with...

Precious Blood Resource Services Participates in KCPD Outreach Event

Precious Blood Resource Services Participates in KCPD Outreach Event

by Denise Murrow, PBRS Director One of Kansas City’s biggest community outreach events of the year, Kansas City United Against Crime, took place on October 5, at six different locations throughout Kansas City. Precious Blood Resource Services (PBRS) participated at...

Precious Blood Connections to Vatican’s Amazon Synod

Precious Blood Connections to Vatican’s Amazon Synod

by Dennis Coday You’ve probably seen news about the synod of bishops meeting at the Vatican this month to discuss issues that impact the church in the Amazon region of South America. (See for example, Pope Francis opens Amazon synod, says to ‘light the fire of the...