Filled with Joy

Filled with Joy

Missionaries, Companions, CPPS Sisters and friends of the Precious Blood Communities gathered at St. Charles Center in Carthagena, Ohio, on Monday, October 22 to celebrate the feast day of St. Gaspar del Bufalo, founder of the Missionaries of the Precious Blood. Fr....
Bonded in the Precious Blood

Bonded in the Precious Blood

Solemnity of Saint Gaspar By the V. Rev. Jeffrey Kirch, C.PP.S. One of the joys of living in Rome was exploring the hundreds of churches in the city. Some are gigantic architectural wonders like Saint Peter’s and others are smaller, less ornate, and less well known....
A Reflection for St. Gaspar’s Feast Day

A Reflection for St. Gaspar’s Feast Day

Like many of you each morning at the end of Morning Prayer, I read a bit of St. Gaspar’s wisdom from the “Our Daily Companion” calendar. Contained in the pages of the calendar are a treasure trove of sayings from our founder. One of my favorite quotations is, “Unlike...
In Search of Wisdom

In Search of Wisdom

Go, sell what you have, and give to the poor (Mark 10:21) [I] deemed riches nothing in comparison with her, (Wisdom 7:8) One of the threads running through the readings for this Sunday portrays wisdom and holiness as superior or earthly treasure. Solomon tells us how...

Opioid Epidemic Presentation at St. Charles

Program at St. Charles to Explore Opioid Epidemic Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey will present “The Opioid Epidemic: Heroin and Prescription Drug Addiction,” in the Gaspar Room at St. Charles Center, 2860 US 127, Celina, Ohio, at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 30. This...
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