Five Missionaries are “Missionaries of Mercy”

On Ash Wednesday, Five Missionaries of the Precious Blood—Frs. Steve Dos Santos, Tim Knepper, George “Yuri” Kuzara, Jayababu Nuthulapati and Kevin Scalf—will be among those commissioned by Pope Francis as Missionaries of Mercy for the Jubilee Year. There are 800 from...
College Ministry an Opportunity for Mercy

College Ministry an Opportunity for Mercy

When you first heard about the Jubilee Year of Mercy, how did you see it working with your ministry? I was delighted that Pope Francis was taking the Church in the direction of a central gospel message, rather than focusing on doctrinal or institutional issues. At the...

Mentored by Fr. Marvin

On February 2, Fr. Steven Joseph Lopes, 40, was ordained as the first bishop of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter. This has been described as “a structure equvalent to a diocese for Roman Catholics who were nurtured in the Anglican tradition.” Bishop...

Cooking Lessons in Chicago

At the Precious Blood Center in Chicago recently, cooking lessons for the youth were held every Saturday morning. Nine young people wearing hairnets and aprons gather to combine ingredients that will become a feast fit for kings. They listen carefully to the...
Fr. Norbert Adelman, C.PP.S., 1922-2016

Fr. Norbert Adelman, C.PP.S., 1922-2016

Fr. Norbert Adelman, C.PP.S., died on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in the infirmary at St. Charles Center, Carthagena, Ohio. Fr. Adelman, who was 94, had been in failing health. He was born on February 2, 1922, in Peru, Ohio, to George and Bertha (Schlachter) Adelman....