Anything but Rotten

Anything but Rotten

By Fr. Dennis Chriszt, C.PP.S. At first look, the plum tree in our backyard when I was a child looked like a rotten tree. But the plums it produced were wonderful to eat. At harvest time, my mother would make plum dumplings. This was one of only two recipes from her...
Shrine Releases 2019 Schedule

Shrine Releases 2019 Schedule

As spring approaches, our Missionaries at the Sorrowful Mother Shrine in Bellevue, Ohio, are preparing for a busy pilgrimage season. Fr. Scott Kramer, C.PP.S., shrine director, recently released the following schedule of special pilgrimages and events at the shrine....

Lenten Discernment Retreat

Do you or someone you know have the tools to become a priest or a brother?   The Missionaries of the Precious Blood invite men age 18 or older to a Lenten retreat, which begins with dinner on Friday, March 29 and ends with lunch on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 45 E....
Authentic Discipleship

Authentic Discipleship

By Al Spilly, C.PP.S. When Jesus calls disciples and sends them on mission, he requires certain things of them.  Naturally, he does not assume that they will be abusers or victimizers. Rather, from time to time they will be the victims of others’ curses and other...
Depend on God to Find Peace

Depend on God to Find Peace

Jeremiah 17:5-8 1 Corinthians 15: 12, 16-20 Luke 6:17, 20-26 By Brother Brian Boyle, C.PP.S. You ask your neighbor to look out for your house while you are out of town. Or maybe the same neighbor or friend drives you to a physician’s appointment. This is a good thing....

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...