Belief Without Seeing

Belief Without Seeing

By Fr. Tony Fortman, C.PP.S. Many times, we are asked to make decisions without having a total picture of the outcome. I can remember making my lifetime commitment to the Precious Blood Community. I did not know what my life would be like as a C.PP.S. member and a...
The Deep Hunger Inside Us

The Deep Hunger Inside Us

By Fr. Jim Smith, C.PP.S. In the wave of firsts as a newly-ordained, baby priest, mistakes and errors are quite common. Not doing this right, forgetting to do that thing. Usually, I become aware of these errors at inopportune moments, usually toward the end of a Mass....
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....
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...