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Tapping the Wine Cellar-August 6, 2020

Please join Fr. Keith, Vicky, Tim, and guest former Precious Blood Volunteer Lina Guerrero for this recording of August 6th'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.

What a Difference Perspective Makes

Kansas City Provincial Councilor Fr. Timothy Armbrsuter, C.PP.S. took some time this week to reflect on different perspectives.

At Home With the Word: The Plague That Prowls the Night

by Fr. Joe Nassal, C.PP.S., Berkeley, California When I prayed with the monks at the New Camaldoli Hermitage in Big Sur, California during my sabbatical, the chanting of the psalms brought ancient words, worn and threadbare from repetition, alive. Psalms from the...

Tapping the Wine Cellar-July 30, 2020

Please join Fr. Keith, Vicky, and Tim for this recording of July 30th'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.

Message from Br. Daryl Charron, C.PP.S., 7-29-2020

Kansas City Provincial Councilor Br. Daryl Charron, C.PP.S. took some time this week to reflect on recent events in our nation and our call as Precious Blood people.

Choose, Encounter, Suffer

Kansas City Vice-Provincial Director Fr. David Matz, C.PP.S. took some time this week to reflect on the events of these past weeks, the pandemic, and relationship.

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...
Introducing the 2020-2021 Precious Blood Volunteers

Introducing the 2020-2021 Precious Blood Volunteers

Precious Blood Volunteers is excited to announce that five new volunteers will serve with us for the 2020-2021 volunteer cycle. We will again collaborate with Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation in Chicago with one volunteer and we will also continue our...

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....