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 video materials from both provinces.
Video-“Tapping the Wine Cellar” Gospel reflection for March 29th with Fr. Keith Branson, Vicky Otto, and Tim Deveney: https://www.facebook.com/396121670519197/videos/244769186701173/
Text-Reflection on 40th Anniversary of the Assassination of Oscar Romero, by Fr. Joe Nassal: http://preciousbloodkc.org/on-the-40th-anniversary-of-the-assassination-of-archbishop-oscar-romero/?fbclid=IwAR3ICDFPMjVHE0D4cyPY4WxCYQwok82qPkFELqRgxzgrJXYYxEFNPNzdS0w
Video-Fr. Ron Will’s Lenten Reflection 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17P0UehDO-Y
Video-Fr. Ron Will’s Lenten Reflection 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PdmvyAo-RUE
Text-Reflections from Precious Blood Renewal Center: https://www.pbrenewalcenter.org/blog/tag/contemplative-life/
Photo-Prayer to St. Gaspar During the COVID-19 Crisis: https://www.facebook.com/199797412107/photos/a.383292102107/10157014732577108/?type=3&theater
Video-Fr. Timothy Knepper Reflection for March 25: https://www.facebook.com/100017386757252/videos/600265387229681/UzpfSTE5OTc5NzQxMjEwNzoxMDE1NzAxMDQxMzQ0MjEwOA/
Text-Checklist of Hope by Fr. Angelo Anthony: http://cpps-preciousblood.org/2020/03/keeping-hope-strong/?fbclid=IwAR0aG1kbnqDI3pVAMGLxQZwmRnxngzfuBrgKnKi4Vpey0y-B0E_yIVdeIfQ
Video-Fr. Timothy Armbruster Reflection 1: https://www.facebook.com/stmaryscentervilleiowa/videos/724544397950733/
Video-Fr. Timothy Armbruster Reflection 2: https://www.facebook.com/stmaryscentervilleiowa/videos/2616226618592005/
Text-Reflection from Greg Evers (in formation): https://tallerdejose.org/straight-with-crooked-lines/?fbclid=IwAR3_yPs7rQioQcijGs_hvWfPfyCdrhoYNHu1-xVs21ih3k05G28fF6_qPso
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 Strider and Mary Ann Glenski.
Here are the materials for Companion Gathering centering on Core Value Three from the General Assembly. Copy the link listed below into your address bar or internet browser:
Article for Reflection: http://preciousbloodkc.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Article-for-Discussion-Core-Value-3-Our-Missionary-Charism.pdf
Questions for Reflection: http://preciousbloodkc.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Questions-for-Reflection-Core-Value-3.pdf
Companions gathered at San Pedro Retreat Center on Feb 22 and 23 for the last Companion Retreat for this year. Fr. Tim McFarland shared insights about how the role of the laity has changed in the Church and led discussions about hopes for the future. At the conclusion of the retreat at the closing liturgy, Companions renewed their covenants. Florence Carrigan from Lake Mary made her first covenant with the community.
Thanks to Fr. Garry Richmeier, Fr. Timothy Armbruster and Fr. Tim McFarland for leading our retreats throughout the year. They all shared enlightening reflections and facilitated discussions about the future of Companions.
Here are the materials for Companion Gathering centering on Core Value Two from the General Assembly. Copy the link listed below into your address bar or internet browser:
Here are the materials for Companion Gathering centering on Core Value One from the General Assembly. Copy the link listed below into your address bar or internet browser: