In Memory of Fr. Robert Schrieter, C.PP.S. (1949-2021)

In Memory of Fr. Robert Schrieter, C.PP.S. (1949-2021)

We remember Fr. Robert Schrieter, C.PP.S. (1949-2021), author, theologian and Missionary of the Precious Blood, and his work to bring peace to the world. Fr. Schreiter Charted a Path for Many by Dr. Kevin Considine Why I Do What I Do by Fr. Robert Schreiter, C.PP.S. A...
Brother Finds Windows into Indigenous Faith

Brother Finds Windows into Indigenous Faith

When Br. Antonio Sison, C.PP.S., took part in the Procession of the Black Nazarene in the Philippines, he was transported, and not just by his feet. He’d seen the famous annual procession on television, but never was part of it before he traveled to Manila in 2018...

He Eats and Drinks with Sinners

by Fr. Gregory Comella, C.PP.S. Although many titles and descriptions for Jesus are rich, true, and lend themselves to meaning, within the context of that table and our Eucharist, none more breaks open a new covenant like the Christological title, Blasphemer. The...

Bishop Marling’s Influence Lives on in C.PP.S.

Jerome Stack, C.PP.S. Just as the United States was beginning to emerge from the Great Depression, Joseph Marling was elected provincial director of the American Province in 1938, the youngest priest ever elected to that position. At the time he was 33 years old and a...
The Nativity Scene at St. Charles Center 

The Nativity Scene at St. Charles Center 

For well over 100 years, the same nativity figurines have taken their place in Assumption Chapel at St. Charles Center. Joseph and Mary, the shepherds, sheep, donkeys and angels, all gazing adoringly at the Christ Child, who is propped up on small handmade pillows so...
A Kingdom of Holiness and Grace

A Kingdom of Holiness and Grace

By Fr. Harry Brown, C.PP.S. In Ezekiel the Lord God personally looks after the sheep and lovingly cares for them. Whereas in St. Matthew’s Gospel, we sheep are the ones called to care for those in need. Instead of God caring for us, we are told that when we truly tend...