A Missionary’s Life:
Fr. Barry Fischer, C.PP.S., former moderator general who has ministered in Latin America, Italy and Austria, talks about his calling as a Missionary and the things he has learned during his years of walking among God’s people. From “A Celebration of the C.PP.S. Missionary Spirit,” part of the Precious Blood Bicentennial on August 15, 2015, at St. Charles Center in Carthagena, Ohio.
Over 1,700 people were in attendance as the Missionaries of the Precious Blood celebrated their bicentennial with an outdoor Mass at St. Charles Center, Carthagena, Ohio, on August 15, 2015, the actual 200th anniversary of the founding of the Congregation. Archbishop Dennis Schnurr of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati was the presider and Fr. William Nordenbrock, C.PP.S., the moderator general, was the homilist.
Part 1 - Introduction Before Mass
Part 2 - Opening Procession
Part 3 - Gloria, First Reading & Responsorial Psalm
Part 4 - Second Reading, Gospel, Homily
Part 5 - Profession of Faith, Prayer of the Faithful, Offertory Procession
Part 6 - Eucharistic Prayer, Sign of Peace
Part 7 - Lamb of God
Part 8 - Communion Reflection Hymn
Part 9 - Thanks and Closing Prayer
A Celebration of the C.PP.S. Missionary Spirit:
As part of the Precious Blood Bicentennial on August 15, 2015, Missionaries and lay people were invited to talk about how the C.PP.S. missionary spirit is lived out in many ways in missions, parishes and other sites where the C.PP.S. is in ministry.
Part 1 The Third Wave of Mission: Dr. Mike Gable
Part 2 "They Roll Up Their Sleeves and Get It Done:" Mark Giesige
Part 3 Seeing the World in the Different Way: Fr. Tom Hemm, C.PP.S.
Part 4 Opening Up a Path: Fr. David Kelly, C.PP.S.
Part 5 The Command is to Go Out: Fr. Bill Nordenbrock, C.PP.S.
Part 6 To Dig a Well: Paul Dwenger, Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, Montezuma, Ohio
Part 7 Average Joes Trying to Help People: Ron Niekamp of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Part 8 It's About Sharing What We Have: Donna and Doug Heyne
Part 9 Making an Impact: Tom Muhlenkamp, Immaculate Conception, Celina, Ohio
C.PP.S. Bicentennial Pilgrimage in Rome:
Below are 4 different videos taken during the C.PP.S. Bicentennial Pilgrimage in Rome.
Video 1: Procession at the Opening of the Feast of the Precious Blood
Video 2: "Song of Liberation" on Feast of the Precious Blood
Video 3: A Joyous Celebration of the C.PP.S. Family
Video 4: Welcome to Acuto, Italy
Other Bicentennial Videos:
The Blood that Draws All Near
The Church is a Mission
Thanks for the Wonderful Work of the Last 200 Years
Missionaries in Peru Celebrate the Bicentennial
Precious Blood Bicentennial Slideshow
Viritual Tour of St. Gaspar: Celebrating the bicentennial of the Missionaries of the Precious Blood
Bicentennial Blood Drive at Saint Joseph’s College
C.PP.S. Bicentennial Film: The Dream Continues:
This film tells the story of the life of St. Gaspar del Bufalo, founder of the Missionaries of the Precious Blood. It also explores the Missionaries’ Precious Blood spirituality, and their many missions and ministries around the world.