PBV News 2017-12-01T10:43:53+00:00

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Former Volunteer Opens Second Season of Podcast

May 11th, 2018|0 Comments

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" [...]

Unlearning Racism: A Volunteer’s Journey

May 1st, 2018|0 Comments

by Leah Landry, Precious Blood Volunteer Most white people do not want to talk about race. In fact, I feel uncomfortable typing this article right now. I am so scared of saying something wrong or [...]

Making a Difference One Case at a Time

April 28th, 2018|0 Comments

Alia Sisson (left) with PBV Director Tim Deveney and fellow PBV Lota Ofodile By Alia Sisson During my time interning at the U.S. Senate in college, I had the distinguished title of “Intern [...]

Making Impressions

April 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Saiveon and Branden begin their training by Hector Avitia, Precious Blood Volunteer During this Easter season we are celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus after being in the tomb for three days. At Precious [...]

Liberty and Justice for All

April 1st, 2018|0 Comments

Precious Blood Volunteers Martin Echtler, Lota Ofodile, and Alia Sisson with Tim Deveney by Alia Sisson, Precious Blood Volunteer “I practice the 'highest' law in the 'highest' court, the law of charity in [...]

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2018

March 8th, 2018|0 Comments

We join in celebrating International Women's Day by sharing reflections from current Precious Blood Volunteers and alumnae. Enjoy!   Lota Ofodile (2017) Leah Landry (2017) Alia Sisson (2017) Jade Bowman (2015) Patricia Wood (2014) Vanessa [...]

Strong, Unified, and Here to Stay

March 1st, 2018|0 Comments

by Leah Landry, current Precious Blood Volunteer The women of PBMR. Not a phrase you hear often at a Center started by four priests as a safe haven for young men. But over the past [...]

God Chose You, Remember That!

March 1st, 2018|0 Comments

Precious Blood Volunteers' Orientation, July 2017, Leah Landry, John Lee, Hector Avitia, and Lota Ofodile by Lota Ofodile, current Precious Blood Volunteer There’s an old story that has been circulating in my family [...]

PBMR and Precious Blood Volunteers at the Kroc Institute

February 27th, 2018|0 Comments

Father Dave Kelly, C.PP.S. speaking at the Kroc Institute Father Dave Kelly, C.PP.S.'s speech from October 2017 at the Kroc Institute for Peace at the University of Notre Dame was recently profiled on [...]

Auf Wiedersehen Martin!

February 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Martin Echtler serving dinner at Bishop Sullivan Center Tomorrow morning, Sunday, February 11, 2018, Martin Echtler will be returning to his home in Munich, Germany. Martin completed his service as a Precious Blood [...]

Precious Blood Volunteer Featured on German TV

February 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Current Precious Blood Volunteer, Martin Echtler, was recently featured on German TV. He was interviewed about how he has continued to follow his favorite German soccer club, FC Augsburg, while living and serving in Kansas [...]

How I Learned to Drive Through Kansas City Without a Car

February 1st, 2018|0 Comments

2017-2018 Volunteer Martin Echtler by Martin Echtler, Precious Blood Volunteer 2017 Before I left my home in Munich to move to Kansas City I had a lot of different feelings and expectations regarding [...]

Former Precious Blood Volunteer Finds Joy in Podcasting

January 24th, 2018|0 Comments

John Lee (far left, back row) pictured with his fellow 2017 Precious Blood Volunteers During John Lee’s term of service as a Precious Blood Volunteer he spent a great deal of time organizing [...]

My Year of Miracles

January 4th, 2018|0 Comments

2017-2018 Volunteer Alia Sisson By Alia Sisson, Precious Blood Volunteer 2017 was a year of immense and tremendous change for me. It stands as a testament, not to my own strength, but to [...]

Farewell to John Lee

December 20th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

Bursting Bubbles

November 17th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

The Joy of Cooking

October 13th, 2017|0 Comments

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), [...]

Introducing the 2017-2018 Precious Blood Volunteers: Alia Sisson

August 29th, 2017|0 Comments

2017-2018 Volunteer Alia Sisson Alia Sisson was born and raised in Dayton, Ohio. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Dayton in 2013. Alia graduated from [...]

Introducing the 2017-2018 Precious Blood Volunteers: Martin Echtler

July 29th, 2017|0 Comments

2017-2018 Volunteer Martin Echtler Martin Echtler grew up in Bernbeuren, Germany, a village in rural Bavaria near the Austrian border. He currently resides in Munich, Germany. He will be serving for six months [...]

Introducing the 2017-2018 Precious Blood Volunteers: Marijo Gabriel

July 28th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

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