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2019 Precious Blood Assembly Recap

It was a packed four days in Kansas City. Close to 200 people participated in the various prayer services, discussions, and celebrations during the 2019 Kansas City Province Assembly. During our opening prayer service, we remembered those in our community...

St. Agnes Parish Collaborates With One LA for “Right to Counsel” Proposal

from Fr. David Matz, C.PP.S. I have been working with One LA and with the Mayor's office for 2 years on the "right to counsel" proposal for renters. This proposal's history started at St. Agnes Parish in Los Angeles, where I serve as the pastor. We have done two...

New Mission House Visit

by Fr. Dien Truong, C.PP.S. Passing through a seven-hour round trip from Xavier House of Formation to the Mission House in Tan Thanh, Bu Dop, Br. Daryl, and I had a short visit with our members and candidates who reside and minister to local...

Companions celebration at Sonnino House

On Sunday, July 7th, Northern California Companions gathered at Sonnino House in Berkeley for a belated feast day celebration. They also had two other reasons to celebrate. Timothy Guile made his first covenant with the community. Timothy began formation in San Rafael...

Winds of Change

Then he breathed on them and said: “Receive the Holy Spirit…” John 20, 22 Dear Friends, I wonder if the sirens were blaring that first Pentecost when the disciples were gathered and “suddenly there came from the sky a noise like a strong driving wind”? This noise,...

Hero of Small Deeds

by Koby Buth, Precious Blood Volunteer at KC CARE Heath Center Growing up, I regularly attended youth ministry events titled something along the lines of, “Be a Hero for Jesus!” The message I heard at those events usually went something like this: “Jesus calls us to...

Companion Day at Sorrowful Mother Shrine

Everyone is welcome to the Companion Day at the Sorrowful Mothers Shrine to be held on Sunday, July 28, 2019. The day begins with Mass at 11:00 am followed by a meal and presentation. This year Br. Juan Acuna, C.PP.S. will share information about the New Creation...

Go Back to the Drawing Board

by Gabino Zavala, Justice and Peace Director Last week the Trump administration announced a new immigration plan with family visas greatly reduced and no mention of Dreamers. This plan is not the just and comprehensive reform of our immigration system that we as a...

Welcome to our New Companions!

Six new Companions presented their first covenants at liturgy during the Kansas City Province Assembly on April 30, 2019.  Please welcome Turf and Joann Martin who will be part of the Central Missouri Group and Evelyn Moreira, Jessica Reyes, Luis Lainez and Nestor...

2019 Precious Blood Assembly Recap

It was a packed four days in Kansas City. Close to 200 people participated in the various prayer services, discussions, and celebrations during the 2019 Kansas City Province Assembly. During our opening prayer service, we remembered those in our community...

Pictures of Hope

by Steven Dougherty, Precious Blood Volunteer Steven Dougherty is a Precious Blood Volunteer serving at Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation (PBMR) in Chicago, Illinois. In the three reflections below, Steven paints pictures of hope he has encountered while...

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