Weaving the Good News into our Lives

Weaving the Good News into our Lives

The feast day of our founder, St. Gaspar del Bufalo, is October 21st but will be celebrated at some of our C.PP.S. parishes and ministry sites on Sunday, October 20th. This reflection is about the readings for St. Gaspar’s feast day. By Fr. Jim Smith, C.PP.S.  ...
How Can We “Pray Always?”

How Can We “Pray Always?”

Wherever in the world you are, you can have access to emergency services just by dialing a few numbers on your telephone. One dials 911 and gets immediately connected to emergency service. How often does our prayer take the form of dialing 911—praying when we face an...
St. Gaspar and the Peacemakers

St. Gaspar and the Peacemakers

By Fr. Jerome Stack, C.PP.S. One of the more prominent and memorable chapters in the life of St. Gaspar del Bufalo, founder of the Missionaries of the Precious Blood, is his ministry with the brigands in the Papal States south of Rome. Gaspar and his Missionaries took...
How Can We “Pray Always?”

Beyond Gratitude to Thanksgiving

In the month of October, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops invites us to renew our call to “cherish, defend, and protect those who are most vulnerable, from the beginning of life to its end.” As Missionaries of the Precious Blood, this call is woven...
How Can We “Pray Always?”

People of Hope

The opening lines of today’s first reading are some of the most powerful words in Scripture. The desperation is clear in the words of the prophet Habakkuk, “How long, O LORD? I cry for help but you do not listen! I cry out to you, ‘Violence!’ but you do not...