“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...
No Transaction is Necessary

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...

Livestreaming Masses

We offer the following information about Mass and the sacraments offered at our various ministry sites. These parishes, where Missionaries are in ministry, are among those that are broadcasting/livestreaming Masses. Indiana Sacred Heart (Whiting, Ind.): Mass is...
Fr. Alphonse Spilly, C.PP.S. 1939-2020

Fr. Alphonse Spilly, C.PP.S. 1939-2020

Fr. Alphonse Spilly, C.PP.S., died at 5 a.m. on Monday, July 27, 2020, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater, Ohio, where he had been recovering from an illness. He was 80 years old. He was born on November 12, 1939, in Hammond, Ind., to Alphonse P. and Helen (Zaleski)...
What is the Real Treasure?

What is the Real Treasure?

By Fr. Jeffrey Kirch, C.PP.S. It is abundantly clear that Jesus did not work for Wikipedia or Encyclopedia Britannica. If you want straight-forward information, or as Sgt. Joe Friday would say, “Just the facts, ma’am,” you would not want to ask Jesus. Jesus is more...