New Leadership in Missions

  A new leadership team was elected by the Peruvian Mission during its assembly in January and has been approved by the provincial council of the Cincinnati Province. Fr. Máximo Mesia, C.PP.S., will again serve as mission director. On his council are Fr. Dionicio...

Brunner Grant Applications

Applications are now available for the 2019–20 Fr. Brunner Peace and Justice grants, to be awarded by the Cincinnati Province of the Missionaries of the Precious Blood. Grants will be awarded in amounts up to $5,000 and must have a C.PP.S. sponsor. The application...
Any Volunteers?

Any Volunteers?

By Fr. Jim Dugal, C.PP.S. During World War I, there was a secret message that had to be sent to the front lines. They could not take a chance that the enemy would intercept it, so they asked if anyone would volunteer for this dangerous mission. One man stepped forward...
Sister Adorer of the Blood of Christ

Sister Adorer of the Blood of Christ

By Fr. William Nordenbrock, C.PP.S. On the feast of St. Maria De Mattias, the Church offers for our reflection a very familiar passage from the Book of the Prophet Jeremiah. In fact, it is part of the reading that we heard on Sunday. In the passage we hear the...
Birthday of St. Maria de Mattias

Birthday of St. Maria de Mattias

February 4 is the birthday of St. Maria de Mattias, born in 1805 in Vallecorsa, Italy. St. Maria founded the Adorers of the Blood of Christ, part of our Precious Blood Family. There are 2,000 Adorers worldwide, with 200 ministering here in the United States. Inspired...
Trust Leads to Love

Trust Leads to Love

By Fr. Tim Knepper, C.PP.S. In the Knepper household, when I was growing up, the radio would usually be tuned to adult contemporary or “pop” radio. Often my mom would listen to the Carpenters. One of her favorite songs was “I Need to be in Love.” Mom would tell me to...