Fr. Harry Brown on his feet

Fr. Harry Brown, C.PP.S., is up and walking and determined to get back to his ministry at the Sorrowful Mother Shrine in Bellevue, Ohio. Fr. Brown, who fell in his apartment at the shrine on December 14, had surgery to repair a broken femur and has since been...
A Gift of Music

A Gift of Music

Fr. Alfons Minja, C.PP.S., is a musician as well as a priest. The music wells up inside of him sometimes, and he can’t resist tapping along with the singing on the lectern at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Montezuma, Ohio, where he is the pastor. His parishioners...

Six Months In

Ordained on July 8, 2017, Fr. Jim Smith, C.PP.S., offers thoughts on the first six months of his new ministry. What has been your biggest challenge since ordination? The biggest challenge for me since ordination has been related to the transition from folks asking...

Lay Associates Volunteer at Mass

Several Precious Blood Companions (lay associates) volunteer at a senior living center to help with a weekly Mass that is the highlight of the week for many of the residents. Reaching out to the sick and elderly is one manifestation of Precious Blood spirituality....
New Precious Blood Hymnals in Pews

New Precious Blood Hymnals in Pews

Thanks to C.PP.S. Brs. Terry Nufer and Theophane Woodall, the Precious Blood family can enjoy new Precious Blood Hymnals when worshiping together in Assumption chapel at St. Charles Center, the motherhouse of the C.PP.S. The old blue hymnals dated from the 1950s and...
This is Catholic Schools Week

This is Catholic Schools Week

It’s Catholic Schools Week! We’re grateful to all teachers, administrators and staff who minister at Catholic schools, to the students who study there and the families who support them. We’ll be offering prayers of thanksgiving this week for all...