The Waters that Drown Us, Save Us

The Waters that Drown Us, Save Us

A few years ago, in my continued quest to fill book shelves (and my Kindle) with books I want to read but won’t get to, I stumbled across another great bargain of a book for 99 cents that came with a twist)–a music album to download to accompany the book, which...
Pray Boldly for Vocations

Pray Boldly for Vocations

By Fr. Steve Dos Santos, C.PP.S. Many of our parishes in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati regularly pray the vocations prayer written by Archbishop Dennis Schnurr. Other parishes have a group that regularly prays the rosary for “an increase in vocations.” Some...
Do Him Homage

Do Him Homage

Go and search diligently for the child. When you have found him, bring me word, that I too may go and do him homage. (Matthew 2:8) Today we celebrate the Feast of the Epiphany, and the birthday of St. Gaspar del Bufalo our founder. Technically his birthday is...
Sharing Our Image of Jesus

Sharing Our Image of Jesus

“And Mary kept all these things, reflecting on them in her heart.” Any woman who has had a baby can identify with these words and actions of Mary. Another translation uses the words “treasured” and “pondered in her heart.” When I was in grade school I often heard a...
The Promise of the New Year

The Promise of the New Year

By the V. Rev. Jeffrey Kirch, C.PP.S. Happy New Year! My prayer for all in our Precious Blood family is that we greet this year with an enthusiastic yes. My hope is that we recommit ourselves in faith to the God who loves us. This promises to be an exciting year for...