Category Archives: English

Saint Gaspar College Celebrates 60 Years

On Sunday October 19th the Chilean Vicariate celebrated the 60th Anniversary of the founding of St. Gaspar College in Santiago, Chile.  Over 600 people gathered to thank God for all the blessings bestowed upon our community over the years of … Continue reading

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Biography of Francesco Albertini Translated into English

While many think of the founding of the Missionaries of the Precious Blood as the work of a single man, Saint Gaspar del Bufalo, there were others involved in establishing the new congregation in 1815. One of the most important … Continue reading

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Leaders Inspired by the Spirituality of the Blood of Christ

The Hispanic American Student Youth Congress organized by the “San Francisco de Borja” College was held October 23-25, 2014 in Lima, Peru.  The purpose was to deepen, spread and share the spirituality of the Blood of Christ among students of … Continue reading

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Retreat for the Precious Blood Family in the Iberian Province

On October 24 eighty-one members of the Precious Blood Family gathered for a two day retreat in Gevora, Spain.  The participants included many C.PP.S. missionaries, ASC sisters, and lay people from the various apostolates of the Province.  Two seminarians from … Continue reading

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Cincinnati Province Sponsors Blood Drives

Fr. Angelo Anthony, C.PP.S., was happy to welcome donors to the canteen at the Community Blood Center of Dayton after they donated blood on October 21. It was the first of many blood drives that will be scheduled in the … Continue reading

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Father Juan Vazquez Carrasco, C.PP.S. : January 5th, 1930 – October 20th, 2014.

On October 20th, during the eve of the Feast of S Gaspar del Bufalo, dies in Cáceres Father Juan Vazquez Carrasco, CPPS, member of the Iberian Province. He was born in Caceres on January 5th, 1930. He was incorporated into … Continue reading

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Fr. Ansovinus Makwanda, C.PP.S. : April 17, 1972 – October 20, 2014

On October 20, 2014 Rev. Ansovinus Makwanda passed away due to injuries he sustained in an automobile accident.  Fr. Makwanda was returning to Manyoni from Itigi when the accident occurred. Fr. Makwanda was born in the Morogoro region of Tanzania … Continue reading

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Br. Adrian Barga, C.PP.S. – September 7, 1923-October 13, 2014

Br. Adrian Barga, C.PP.S., 91, died at 11 p.m. on Monday, October 13, 2014, in the infirmary of St. Charles Center in Carthagena, Ohio, where he made his home. He had been in failing health. He was born in Rossburg, … Continue reading

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Exploring Precious Blood Spirituality

Rev. Barry Fischer accompanied many members of the Vicariate of Tanzania while they made their annual retreat this fall.  Fischer preached three separate retreats and each was received positively.  Two retreats were held for the incorporated members in Dodoma and … Continue reading

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Brother Gabriel Bridges, C.PP.S. June 6, 1932–September 29, 2014

Br. Gabriel Bridges, C.PP.S., 82, died at 9:30 p.m. on Monday, September 29, 2014, at St. Charles Center, Carthagena, Ohio. He had been in declining health. Br. Gabriel was born in Cincinnati on June 6, 1932, the only child of … Continue reading

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