Anything but Ordinary

Anything but Ordinary

By Fr. Dennis Chriszt, C.PP.S.  The liturgical calendar tells us that this is Ordinary Time, but this year, nothing is ordinary. We live in times unlike any other, with the corona virus and everything that comes with it. We have not gathered in any ordinary ways in a...
“Your Shrine is like a Hospital”

“Your Shrine is like a Hospital”

Fr. Yuri Kuzara, C.PP.S., is in ministry at the Missionaries’ Sorrowful Mother Shrine near Bellevue, Ohio. Here, he writes about ministry at the shrine in the time of the coronavirus.   By Fr. Yuri Kuzara, C.PP.S. This is an unusual year for the shrine, as it is for...
Lift High the Cross

Lift High the Cross

For nearly a month, the towering dome of St. Charles Center in Carthagena, Ohio, motherhouse of the Missionaries of the Precious Blood, Cincinnati Province, was a little less towering than normal. Crews had removed the gold cross, ball and base that crown the Mercer...
Anything but Ordinary

No Transaction is Necessary

By Fr. Bill Nordenbrock, C.PP.S. Our scripture readings today seek to focus our hearts and minds on the relationship of God with humanity and what it means for us to live faithfully in the covenant that God has given to us. In Isaiah we hear of the first covenant...