New Assignment, New Country

New Assignment, New Country

Indiana native Fr. James Gaynor, C.PP.S., spent over 30 years as a missionary in Peru. Now 79, he recently accepted a new assignment to Bogotá, Colombia.  By Fr. James Gaynor, C.PP.S. As a youth back in Indiana, I had aspirations of being pastor of my small hometown...
Celebrating Catholic Schools Week!

Celebrating Catholic Schools Week!

As we celebrate Catholic Schools Week, we’re grateful for all the students, families, faculty, staff, administrators and volunteers who work learn, work and minister at Catholic schools. May the Holy Spirit be a strong light in the halls of these schools....
“Every Day I will Bless You”

“Every Day I will Bless You”

A Thanksgiving message from our Provincial Director Fr. Jeffrey Kirch, C.PP.S. There’s no day when we aren’t relying on God’s compassion and guidance, though sometimes we may be convinced we’re operating under our own head of steam. Then there are days when we are all...
Having the Conversation

Having the Conversation

It can be hard to face end-of-life issues: hard for the person who is thinking about his or her own, and hard for their loved ones to face the prospect. But it’s better to have these discussions in advance, so that one’s wishes are known, according to Fr. Tom Welk,...
Fr. Matt Returns with his Chalice

Fr. Matt Returns with his Chalice

The newly ordained Fr. Matt Keller, C.PP.S., has a special connection to St. Charles Center in Carthagena, Ohio. He grew up in Maria Stein, Ohio, just a few miles away. Missionaries of the Precious Blood, whose motherhouse is St. Charles, minister at his home parish,...