Our Gate Versus God’s Gate

Our Gate Versus God’s Gate

In the Protestant church in which I grew up, I was taught that we had a hold on truth. How my church interpreted the Bible was correct, and all other churches were wrong. The pastor said had the final say on the truth that was in the Bible. I was a normal member of...
A Presidential Visit to a C.PP.S. Parish

A Presidential Visit to a C.PP.S. Parish

Here in the Midwest and elsewhere, we’ve lived through some wild weather this year. Fr. Rick Friebel, C.PP.S., recently was reminiscing about living through a flood when he was in ministry at Most Precious Blood Parish in Fort Wayne, Ind., in March 1982. That...
Setting the World on Fire

Setting the World on Fire

Jeremiah has set things on fire with his words of admonishment again the king and his policies. When he tried to stop himself, his heart felt as if it was burning within him. He couldn’t help himself. He had to proclaim God’s message, no matter the consequences. The...
Mary’s Life as an Ark

Mary’s Life as an Ark

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary The scripture readings for the celebration of this great feast draw our attention to the presence of God in the world; the presence of God among God’s people. The Blessed Mother is honored as the new ark of the...
Blessed Are We

Blessed Are We

A message for the Solemnity of the Assumption from our Provincial Director Fr. Jeffrey Kirch, C.PP.S. We have many reasons to celebrate on August 15. We mark this date as the foundation day of the Missionaries of the Precious Blood. On August 15, 1815, St. Gaspar del...