Turning Beer into Furniture

Turning Beer into Furniture

By Brother Brian Boyle, C.PP.S. In a story from 19th century intellectual and theologian John Hutton, a man who had been a drunkard was captured by Christ. His workmates used to try to shake his newfound faith and said to him, “Surely a sensible man like you cannot...
Traits We Can All Look For

Traits We Can All Look For

By Fr. Steve Dos Santos, C.PP.S. I often encourage people to invite and encourage young men and women they know to consider the possibility of consecrated life—we hope within the Precious Blood family! Sometimes people ask what traits make a young person well suited...
Blessed are the Poor, the Meek

Blessed are the Poor, the Meek

By Fr. Matt Keller, C.PP.S. When I was in high school, I was sent to a Catholic Youth Conference that concluded with Sunday Mass. I remember that the priest got up to give his homily and asked that a 15-minute timer to be set so that he would know when to end his...
Fr. Scalf to Preach at Cathedral

Fr. Scalf to Preach at Cathedral

Fr. Kevin Scalf, C.PP.S., is one of the homilists during the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s Lenten series, “I Am the Bread of Life.” Fr. Scalf will preach on “Meal, Memory, Meaning,” exploring what the New Testament has to say about the Eucharist. The service begins at 7...
Fr. James Dugal, C.PP.S., 1929-2023

Fr. James Dugal, C.PP.S., 1929-2023

Fr. James Dugal, C.PP.S. June 29, 1929 – January 20, 2023 Fr. James Dugal, C.PP.S., 93, died at 10:35 p.m. on Friday, January 20, 2023, in the infirmary of St. Charles Center, Carthagena, Ohio. He had been in failing health. Fr. Dugal was born in Jackson, Mich.,...
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