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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: |0 Comments

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: , |0 Comments

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: |0 Comments

Fr. James Bender, C.PP.S.,  February 10, 1927–March 21, 2017

Rev. James Bender, C.PP.S. during his time in La Oroya, Peru. Fr. James Bender, C.PP.S., 90, died at 1:20 p.m. on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 in the infirmary at St. Charles Center in Carthagena, Ohio. He had been in failing health.  He was born on February 10, 1927, in Grass Creek, Ind., to [...]

By | 2017-03-23T02:42:51+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Categories: English|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Croatian Mission Sponsors Spirituality Symposium

Rev. Emanuele Lupi, C.PP.S. offered two presentations on Precious Blood Spirituality and St. Maria de Mattias. On Saturday, March 11, 2017, over a hundred Missionaries of the Precious Blood, Adorers of the Blood of Christ, and lay associates gathered to reflect on Precious Blood Spirituality in Prozorje, Croatia.  The event was sponsored by [...]

By | 2017-03-21T11:06:55+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Categories: English|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Deacon Ordination Celebrated in Central American Mission

The Central American Mission recently celebrated the diaconate ordination of Victor Manuel Navichoc Menchú, C.PP.S.  The ordination liturgy took place on March 11, 2017 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church.  Archbishop Oscar Julio Vian Morales, SDB, of the Archdiocese of Guatemala City presided at the liturgy and was joined by several Missionaries of the Precious [...]

By | 2017-03-21T10:50:14+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Categories: English|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Call of the Blood in the Ukrainian Catholic Church

  Icon of St. Gaspar which Rev. Yuri Kuzara, C.PP.S. had commissioned. There is great diversity throughout the Missionaries of the Precious Blood in terms of ministry, community life, and spirituality.  Each province, vicariate, and mission is encouraged to live our charism in their own specific way so that together our diversity shines [...]

By | 2017-03-07T03:58:39+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Categories: English|Tags: |Comments Off on The Call of the Blood in the Ukrainian Catholic Church

Cross Cultural Experience for Cincinnati Province Formation Candidate

As part of the formation program, Greg Evers, a candidate of the Cincinnati Province, has been experiencing the multicultural aspect of the Missionaries of the Precious Blood.  For over two months now he has been living, praying, and ministering with the members of the Central American Mission.  He was asked to reflect on his experience [...]

By | 2017-03-06T04:33:17+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Categories: English|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Cross Cultural Experience for Cincinnati Province Formation Candidate

Reimagining Process Moves Forward in Latin America

Article C61 of the Normative Texts reads in part, “The Moderator General’s first duty is to animate and renew the spirit of the Congregation, and to promote its expansion.”  Since the beginning of his administration, V. Rev. William Nordenbrock and the General Council has focused much of their time and energy on revitalizing the Congregation [...]

By | 2017-03-24T05:16:21+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Categories: English|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Reimagining Process Moves Forward in Latin America

Newly Ordained Deacons in Italy and Tanzania

Deacons Dominic Mavula and Alessandro Manzi cut a cake during the celebration. The celebration of the New Year had added meaning for Alessandro Manzi and Dominic Mavula, two Missionaries of the Precious Blood.  On January 5, 2017 Dominic Mavula was definitively incorporated into the Missionaries of the Precious Blood.  He is from Bagamoyo, [...]

By | 2017-01-23T02:02:12+00:00 January 19th, 2017|Categories: English|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Newly Ordained Deacons in Italy and Tanzania