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Mass for Feast of the Precious Blood, July 1, 2020

We are happy to share the recording from the Mass for the Feast of the Precious Blood, July 1, 2020.

Tapping the Wine Cellar-July 2, 2020

Please join Fr. Keith, Vicky, and Tim as we welcome Sr. Mumbi Kigutha, C.PP.S. for this recording of July 2nd's Tapping the Wine Cellar! We hope you can take some time to explore the coming Sunday's readings using this video as a jumping-off point.

Feast of the Precious Blood, July 1, 2020

Provincial Director Fr. Garry Richmeier's message for the Feast of the Precious Blood.

At Home With the Word: Four Walls

by Fr. Keith Branson, C.PP.S. As many of you know, I've been living at Our Lady of Mercy Country Home for about a year and a half now. It's a wonderful place, and I am very blessed they have let me make my home with them. One benefit has been during this time of...

Tapping the Wine Cellar-June 25, 2020

Please join Fr. Keith, Vicky, and Tim as we welcome Sr. Mumbi Kigutha, C.PP.S. for this recording of June 25th's Tapping the Wine Cellar! We hope you can take some time to explore the coming Sunday's readings using this video as a jumping-off point.

Tapping the Wine Cellar-June 18, 2020

Please join Fr. Keith, Vicky, and Tim for this recording of June 18th's Tapping the Wine Cellar! We hope you can take some time to explore the coming Sunday's readings using this video as a jumping-off point.

At Home With the Word: A Suggestion for Bishops

by Fr. Joe Uecker, C.PP.S. I read in AmericaMedia.org an article about the U.S. Bishops statement on George Floyd. The article is found at https://www.americamagazine.org/politics-society/2020/05/30/bishops-sickened-floyds-death-say-racism-real-and-present-danger. I...

Message from Fr. Garry Richmeier, C.PP.S.

Kansas City Provincial Director Fr. Garry Richmeier, C.PP.S. took some time this week to reflect on the events of this past week, the pandemic, and relationship. If the video does not appear in your browser, copy and paste the link into your address bar:...

Province Director’s Letter to the Province on Our Work To End Hate

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, After the resurrection, Jesus appeared to his disciples who were locked away out of fear. These were people who had lost hope and were probably feeling powerless in the face of the systemic violence they had witnessed, perpetrated...

Peace & Justice Director Statement on Death of George Floyd

by Gabino Zavala, Justice and Peace Director As a nation, we are dealing with parallel plagues. We are still living with the COVID-19 pandemic which has taken the lives of over 100,000 people while George Floyd lost his life at the hands of Minneapolis Police officers...
Tapping the Wine Cellar-July 2, 2020

Tapping the Wine Cellar-July 2, 2020

Please join Fr. Keith, Vicky, and Tim as we welcome Sr. Mumbi Kigutha, C.PP.S. for this recording of July 2nd's Tapping the Wine Cellar! We hope you can take some time to explore the coming Sunday's readings using this video as a jumping-off point.

At Home With the Word: Four Walls

At Home With the Word: Four Walls

by Fr. Keith Branson, C.PP.S. As many of you know, I've been living at Our Lady of Mercy Country Home for about a year and a half now. It's a wonderful place, and I am very blessed they have let me make my home with them. One benefit has been during this time of...

Tapping the Wine Cellar-June 25, 2020

Tapping the Wine Cellar-June 25, 2020

Please join Fr. Keith, Vicky, and Tim as we welcome Sr. Mumbi Kigutha, C.PP.S. for this recording of June 25th's Tapping the Wine Cellar! We hope you can take some time to explore the coming Sunday's readings using this video as a jumping-off point.

Tapping the Wine Cellar-June 18, 2020

Please join Fr. Keith, Vicky, and Tim for this recording of June 18th's Tapping the Wine Cellar! We hope you can take some time to explore the coming Sunday's readings using this video as a jumping-off point.

Fr. Joe Nassal: A Corpus Christi Procession for Today

Fr. Joe Nassal: A Corpus Christi Procession for Today

A Note: Fr. Joe is going to take a break from posting his homilies, as he is beginning to do some retreat ministry (via Zoom!). We wish him well as he works on his ministry and look forward to his return to sharing his homilies with us!Last Saturday afternoon, I was...

Tapping the Wine Cellar

We've had some requests to make Tapping the Wine Cellar available outside of Facebook, so we're posting the recordings here. If you can't join Fr. Keith, Vicky, and Tim live, we hope you can take some time to explore the coming Sunday's readings using this video as a...

At Home With the Word: A Suggestion for Bishops

At Home With the Word: A Suggestion for Bishops

by Fr. Joe Uecker, C.PP.S. I read in AmericaMedia.org an article about the U.S. Bishops statement on George Floyd. The article is found at https://www.americamagazine.org/politics-society/2020/05/30/bishops-sickened-floyds-death-say-racism-real-and-present-danger. I...

Fr. Joe Nassal: A Passion for Justice

Fr. Joe Nassal: A Passion for Justice

When George Floyd woke on Memorial Day, I doubt he was planning to be a martyr. But that is what he has become because as a victim of police brutality, the video of Mr. Floyd’s death under the knee of a white police officer has ignited protests for racial equality and...

At Home With the Word: Have We Forgotten?

At Home With the Word: Have We Forgotten?

by Fr. Mark Miller, C.PP.S. Remember the day when Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the playing of the National Anthem at an NFL Football game? For many people that was the first time, they noticed that Colin did not stand during the playing of the National Anthem....

Message from Fr. Garry Richmeier, C.PP.S.

Message from Fr. Garry Richmeier, C.PP.S.

Kansas City Provincial Director Fr. Garry Richmeier, C.PP.S. took some time this week to reflect on the events of this past week, the pandemic, and relationship. If the video does not appear in your browser, copy and paste the link into your address bar:...