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Italian Province Welcomes a Newly Ordained Missionary

V. Rev. Terenzio Pastore, C.PP.S. lays hands on Lunetto during the liturgy. On Saturday, May 13, 2017 dozens of Missionaries of the Precious Blood, seminarians, friends, and family gathered in the Church of the Annunciation of Mary (Maria Santissima Annunziata) in the town of Partinico, Sicily to celebrate the presbyteral ordination of Giampiero [...]

By | 2017-05-26T11:21:12+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Categories: English|Tags: , |0 Comments

Italian Province Sponsors Symposium on the Venerable Giovanni Merlini

A portrait of Venerable Giovanni Merlini On April 24, 25, and 26 the Italian Province gathered at the Provincial Office in Rome for an symposium on Venerable Giovanni Merlini, a close associate of St. Gaspar and the third Moderator General of the Missionaries of the Precious Blood.  The symposium was titled Venerable Giovanni [...]

By | 2017-05-18T04:41:20+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Categories: English|Tags: |0 Comments

Pastoral Planning in the Cincinnati Province

Deacon James Smith, C.PP.S. shares his hopes for the future of the Province. On April 30 and May 1, dozens of members of the Cincinnati Province of the Missionaries of the Precious Blood met to continue the pastoral planning process. Previous sessions were held in 2000, 2006, and 2012. This year the Provincial [...]

By | 2017-05-17T04:28:49+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Categories: English|Tags: |0 Comments

Dedicazione di nuove chiese nel vicariato indiano

Con grande gioia i Missionari del Preziosissimo Sangue hanno recentemente dedicato due nuovi spazi di culto nel Vicariato indiano. Attraverso il duro lavoro e la perseveranza queste due chiese hanno accolto centinaia di parrocchiani per le liturgie e la preghiera. Cappella di San Giuseppe La pietra d'angolo per la Cappella di San Giuseppe [...]

By | 2017-05-16T03:06:18+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Categories: Italiano|Tags: |0 Comments

Dedicación de nuevas iglesias en el Vicariato de la India

Con gran alegría los Misioneros de la Preciosa Sangre han dedicado recientemente dos nuevos lugares de culto en el Vicariato de la India. A través del trabajo duro y la perseverancia estas dos iglesias han dado la bienvenida a cientos de feligreses para la liturgia y la oración. Capilla de San José La [...]

By | 2017-05-16T03:00:22+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Categories: Español|Tags: |0 Comments

Dedication of New Churches in the Indian Vicariate

With great joy the Missionaries of the Precious Blood have recently dedicated two new worship spaces in the Indian Vicariate.  Through the hard work and perseverance these two churches have welcomed hundreds of parishioners for liturgies and prayer. Saint Joseph's Chapel The corner stone for Saint Joseph’s Chapel in Mangalam, a sub-station in [...]

By | 2017-05-15T10:06:59+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Categories: English|Tags: |0 Comments

Cincinnati Province Parish Welcomes Refugee Family

The Ghafooris family are being hosted by Precious Blood Companions from the Cincinnati Province. Anyone who has ever scanned the arrivals/departures screen at an airport, obsessively searching for news of a loved one’s flight, can relate to the committee members from St. Edward Church in Newark, Calif. They were waiting for the arrival [...]

By | 2017-04-04T10:42:55+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Categories: English|Tags: |Comments Off on Cincinnati Province Parish Welcomes Refugee Family

Fr. Gene R. Wilson, C.PP.S. May 18, 1928–March 30, 2017

  Fr. Gene R. Wilson, C.PP.S., 88, died of heart failure at 7:45 a.m. on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Firelands Regional Medical Center in Sandusky, Ohio. He was born on May 18, 1928, in Charleston, W.Va., to Luther Lee and Hilda (Lawson) Wilson. The family later moved to Cleveland, where he was raised. He [...]

By | 2017-04-01T03:31:44+00:00 April 1st, 2017|Categories: English|Tags: , |Comments Off on Fr. Gene R. Wilson, C.PP.S. May 18, 1928–March 30, 2017

Symposium Exploring the Vocation of the Religious Brother

Missionaries of the Precious Blood from the Cincinnati Province attend a Brothers Conference. On March 25, 2017 during the feast of the Annunciation,  the University of Notre Dame, Indiana hosted a symposium to explore the identity and mission of the religious brother. Over 225 people participated in the event, representing 32 different communities [...]

By | 2017-04-01T03:25:15+00:00 April 1st, 2017|Categories: English|Tags: |Comments Off on Symposium Exploring the Vocation of the Religious Brother

P. James Bender, C.PP.S. 10 de febrero de 1927 a 21 de marzo de 2017

P. James Bender, C.PP.S., de 90 años, falleció a la 1:20 p.m. el martes, 21 de marzo de 2017 en la enfermería del Centro St. Charles en Carthagena, Ohio. Había estado en mal estado de salud.  Nació el 10 de febrero de 1927 en Grass Creek, Indiana. Sus padres fueron Robert Bousman y Ethel Layman. [...]

By | 2017-03-23T02:48:43+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Español|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on P. James Bender, C.PP.S. 10 de febrero de 1927 a 21 de marzo de 2017