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Precious Blood Media Resources During COVID-19 Crisis, March 23-27, 2020

Since so many people are sheltering at home during the COVID-19 crisis, we thought it would be helpful to provide a round-up of resources that the Kansas City and Cincinnati Province communities have posted over the last week. The links below include print, photo, and...

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...
On the 40th Anniversary of the Assassination of Archbishop Oscar Romero

On the 40th Anniversary of the Assassination of Archbishop Oscar Romero

by Fr. Joe Nassal, C.PP.S. “I don’t believe in death without resurrection.” - St. Oscar Romero It is a strange new world. Almost every story on National Public Radio is about the pandemic and the medical, economic, and social problems it creates. As I reflect by the...

Vulnerability, Dignity, and Dedication

Vulnerability, Dignity, and Dedication

by Keven Cheung, Precious Blood Volunteer at KC CARE Health Center “So, what brings you in today?” is usually the first question I ask patients once I have brought them back to an exam room at KC CARE Health Care Center. Replies will range from a simple follow-up...

Celebrating First Covenants

Celebrating First Covenants

Companions from the greater Kansas City area gathered on Sunday for a presentation by Fr. Ron WIll at the Precious Blood Renewal Center. After the presentation, two Companions were finally able to make first covenant. Congratulations to Liberty Companions Eileen...

Is your future imagined or imaginary?

Is your future imagined or imaginary?

by Fr. Mark Miller, C.PP.S. During another Advent Season, we are challenged once again to reflect upon what exactly we are preparing for. Are we preparing to celebrate Christmas in a more meaningful way? Are we preparing ourselves to allow the Savior of the World to...

A True Thanksgiving Story

A True Thanksgiving Story

by Dennis Coday, Precious Blood Renewal Center A teacher who was a guest on a National Public Radio show on November 24th described a scene I could remember from my childhood and my children’s elementary days too. Michelle Portera, an 18-year veteran teacher described...

RCIA at the Center

RCIA at the Center

by Dennis Coday As part of its mission to provide formation for the local church, Precious Blood Renewal Center hosted for a second year daylong programs for inquirers and sponsors involved in the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults. This year the Renewal Center...

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...