Missionaries to the U.S.

Missionaries to the U.S.

It was at this time of the year, through January’s bitter cold, snow and icy rain, when the first C.PP.S. Missionaries in the United States were making their way to their first parish assignment in Norwalk, Ohio, assigned to them by Bishop Purcell. After sailing...
January 6 is St. Gaspar’s Birthday

January 6 is St. Gaspar’s Birthday

January 6 is the birthday of St. Gaspar del Bufalo, founder of the Missionaries of the Precious Blood. Born in 1786 in Rome, he founded the Congregation in 1815. St. Gaspar faced a lot of trials and hardships in his life; the future of his small Congregation was...

Faith in the Face of Challenges

Happy New Year! The Church designates January 1 as a world day of prayer for peace on the Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God. “It is a day for all of us to reflect on the witness of the Blessed Mother and our role in building the kingdom of God among...