Pumpkin from On High

Pumpkin from On High

Fr. Ken Alt, C.PP.S., recently took up a new parochial ministry at the Marion Catholic Community, five parishes in and around Maria Stein, Ohio. Before that, he was the pastor of Holy Trinity Parish near Bryant, Ind. Along his duties at the parishes in Marion...
It’s Simple: Love God, Love Your Neighbor

It’s Simple: Love God, Love Your Neighbor

By Bill Nordenbrock, C.PP.S. I imagine that all of us are familiar with the acronym KISS, keep it simple, stupid. Maybe you have used the expression or been a part of process when someone reminds us of the beauty of the simple and uncomplicated. I don’t know the...
Grateful for Gaspar’s Vision

Grateful for Gaspar’s Vision

Solemnity of Saint Gaspar By the V. Rev. Jeffrey Kirch, C.PP.S. Today we celebrate the Solemnity of St. Gaspar del Bufalo, who founded of the Missionaries of the Precious Blood in the small town of Giano, Italy, in 1815. At that time, Europe was in turmoil. The...
It’s Simple: Love God, Love Your Neighbor

Staying Out of the Trap

By Brother Brian Boyle, C.PP.S. I use to work for this hospital for 10 years. I had a supervisor who frequently crossed boundaries of different varieties with me. There were frequent times that he asked me questions about the C.PP.S. which was too sensitive for me to...
Fr. Philip Gilbert, C.PP.S. 1930-2020

Fr. Philip Gilbert, C.PP.S. 1930-2020

Fr. Philip Gilbert, C.PP.S., 90, died at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 15, 2020 in the infirmary at St. Charles Center in Carthagena, Ohio. He had been in failing health. Fr. Gilbert was born on February 17, 1930, in Chicago, to Philip and Elizabeth (Buffa) Gilbert....