Missionaries of the Precious Blood

We are a Society of Apostolic Life, priests and brothers, together with lay associates—Companions—and Precious Blood Volunteers, who share a common mission of service to the Church, living a community life, sustained by a spirituality of the Blood of Christ.

Precious Blood Peace and Justice Grants

For many years, both the former Cincinnati and Kansas City Provinces awarded annual grants to organizations that served the marginalized. From that good work, the United States Province is happy to announce that its Precious Blood Peace and Justice Grants will be available this year to organizations that are working to promote peace and justice, safety and hope, sustenance and life in the Spirit, for all of God’s children.

Introducing the new symbol for the United States Province

Elements of the design include the cup, cross, and covenant. The wine that is filling the cup is both flowing in, representing God’s Spirit infused into the Community, and flowing out to the world. It shows movement, because “Missionaries are not statues,” as St. Gaspar said.
“This process has allowed us once again to talk about who we are and how to present that to the world,” said Fr. Jeffrey Kirch, C.PP.S., provincial director. “I appreciate the input of the council and of those four Missionaries who talked so vividly about their vocation and the identity of the Congregation that we all love. The new symbol was born out of all of that. I hope we can embrace it.”

Join Us

Serve God With Holy Joy

We are a “Society of Apostolic Life,” priests and brothers, sharing a common mission of service to the Church, living a community life, sustained by a spirituality of the Blood of Christ. These three pillars—mission, community, and spirituality—support our life and work together.


Are you called to a Precious Blood life?

Precious Blood spirituality sends us out to the edges where people are suffering. Through renewal of the Church and reconciliation of the world through Christ, we seek to be with people who are hurting and build bridges through Christ’s love.


Become a Lay Associate

Inspired by St. Gaspar, the Missionaries of the Precious Blood envision a community where priests, brothers, and lay people—called “Companions”—unite to become voices that proclaim the Most Precious Blood of Christ.


Walk with those who suffer

Precious Blood Volunteers will help you grow in your faith and discern your life calling by building community, walking with people who are suffering, and seeking reconciliation in a divided world.

How Am I Called to a
Precious Blood Life?

“Following the example and inspiration of St. Gaspar, our Precious Blood Community is called to fan into a flame the renewal today. He challenges me to not grow weary, but to stay energized about the mission of evangelization and renewal.”

– Fr. Ron Will, C.PP.S

“I feel privileged to be invited into people’s lives through the sacraments, whether it is at the beginning of life or the end of life, during an illness of body or soul,  or regular communion. These moments are truly grace-filled moments.”

– Fr. Mark Yates, C.PP.S.

“As Precious Blood Missionaries, we see Christ’s shedding of his blood as a call to breach walls that divide, make openings where ‘two (or more) can walk abreast,’ and to stand in solidarity with those who suffer injustice in the world.” – Fr. John Wolf, C.PP.S.

“As Missionaries of the Precious Blood, we are called also to share our light with all people. Every human person is important and has value. Our light loses nothing by sharing it. As we share our light, it becomes even brighter.” – Fr. Joe Miller, C.PP.S.

Latest News, Events & Commentary

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May We Be Set on Fire

By Fr. Matt Keller, C.PP.S. There is a story of a little boy and his grandmother having a conversation and the little boy said “Grandma, I know what happened at Pentecost.” The grandmother said, “What happened at Pentecost?” He said, “It was when Jesus came to set...

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Mary as Our Defender

By Fr. Steve Dos Santos, C.PP.S. The celebration of Mary Help of Christians was instituted by Pope Pius VII in 1815, a year after his triumphal return to Rome from exile under Napoleon. Our founder, St. Gaspar del Bufalo, named her patroness of our Congregation...

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In the Realm of Miracles

By Fr. Tony Fortman, C.PP.S. Today we celebrate the ascension of the Lord. Jesus ascended into heaven body and soul in the presence of the Blessed Virgin Mary and his apostles. This is not the first time Jesus was suspended in the air. If we go back to the...

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