Fr. Sam Homsey Treated All with Dignity

Mike Goode, C.PP.S. Fr. Sam Homsey, C.PP.S., was born and raised in St. Joseph, Mo., in a Lebanese-Arab Catholic family. He learned family dedication and work early in his life and allowed God to speak to him. He became a man of faith, courage, and hope. His dad was a...

Indian School Dear to Missionary’s Heart

Gary Luiz, C.PP.S. Fr. Florian Hahn, C.PP.S., was born in Germany in 1850. Not long after his birth, his family emigrated to the newly developing region of western Ohio. Hahn entered the Missionaries of the Precious Blood in Carthagena, Ohio, and was ordained a priest...

Putting Love into Action

Our Fr. Steve Dos Santos, C.PP.S., was one of several religious to offer a reflection on Pope Francis’ Fratelli Tutti as part of this year’s celebration of the World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life.  Fr. Steve spoke about the Missionaries’ bond of charity and how...
Feast Day of St. Maria de Mattias

Feast Day of St. Maria de Mattias

St. Maria de Mattias is an important figure in our Precious Blood family and so on February 4, we say “happy feast day” to the Adorers of the Blood of Christ (ASC). St. Maria founded this congregation of religious sisters in 1834 in Acuto, Italy. St. Maria was...
Feast Day of St. Maria de Mattias

Sister Hugs

By Fr. James Smith, C.PP.S.  I know not how to speak, I am too young. I usually cringe at these words from Jeremiah when they arise in the lectionary. I realize I’m at the younger end of the spectrum of ages in an older and aging religious congregation. I realize too...