To Purify our Motivation

To Purify our Motivation

Rather, whoever wishes to be great among you will be your servant; whoever wishes to be first among you will be the slave of all. (Mark 10:43-44) By Fr. Steve Dos Santos, C.PP.S. As vocations director, I regularly ask inquirers some form of the question, “Why do you...

St. Gaspar had “an Effervescence of Spirit”

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 the Missionaries of the Precious Blood in 1815. St. Gaspar was short in stature but had big dreams for his Congregation—he wanted his...
Calumet College Receives $5 Million Grant

Calumet College Receives $5 Million Grant

Calumet College of St. Joseph has received notice from the Department of Education that will receive a $5 million grant for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education for Hispanic-serving institutions. This grant is the largest single gift/grant in the...
What Stands Between Jesus and Me?

What Stands Between Jesus and Me?

By Fr. Angelo Anthony, C.PP.S. A wise woman who was walking in the mountains found a precious stone in a stream. The next day she met a traveler who was hungry, and the wise woman opened her bag to share her food. The hungry traveler saw the precious stone and asked...
Appreciating Life at St. Charles

Appreciating Life at St. Charles

Janet Patterson and her husband, Tom, are lay residents of Saint Charles Senior Living Community in Carthagena, Ohio. St. Charles is also the motherhouse of the Missionaries of the Precious Blood. Janet wrote this tribute to life at Saint Charles. By Janet Patterson...