Category Archives: English

Spirituality Workshop in the Central American Mission

For three evenings (April 21-23) over three hundred people gathered for a spirituality workshop in Guatemala City.  Sponsored by the Central American Mission as a bicentennial observance activity, the workshop was organized and prepared by the lay associates of the … Continue reading

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Bishop Erwin Kräutler meets with the Holy Father

On April 4th Bishop Erwin Kräutler, CPPS, a member of the Teutonic Province of the C.PP.S. and  bishop of the Xingu in northern Brazil met with the Holy Father.  Bishop Kräutler is a well-known advocate for the rights of Brazil’s … Continue reading

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Our Oldest Missionary Turns 100 Years

Father Leonard Kostka, C.PP.S., the oldest living Missionary of the Precious Blood, celebrated his 100th birthday with a party at St. Charles Center in Carthagena, Ohio, on March 1. The party was hosted by Saint Joseph’s College, where he ministered … Continue reading

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Fr. Paul White, CPPS – 1926–2014

Fr. Paul White, CPPS, 87, died this morning at St. Charles Center, Carthagena, Ohio. Fr. White made his home for many years at Saint Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, Ind., where he was a professor emeritus of economics. He moved to … Continue reading

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Fr. William Kramer, C.PP.S. – 1919–2014

Fr. William Kramer, CPPS, 94, died in Mercer County Joint Township Community Hospital at 6 a.m. on Sunday, March 2, 2014. He had been in failing health. A professor emeritus of chemistry from Saint Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, Ind., Fr. … Continue reading

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C.PP.S. at Youth Conference

The vocation ministry team of the Cincinnati and Kansas City Provinces took part in the National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC) in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Approximately 25,000 teens and their youth ministers and chaperones attended the event, where they interacted … Continue reading

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Circle Training in Chile

Fr. David Kelly, C.PP.S., and Sr. Donna Liette, C.PP.S., traveled to Chile recently to conduct circle training with the Missionaries and the Sisters of the Precious Blood there. They shared stories and techniques about peacemaking circles and how they can … Continue reading

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Fr. Hugo Büchel CPPS — 1928 – 2014

God, the Father of mercies, has called our confrere Fr. Hugo Büchel, CPPS in the early evening of January 10th  2014 into his eternal rest. He was nearly 86 years old and in his 62nd  year of Priesthood. The recent … Continue reading

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St. Gaspar Led and Worked with Laity

In encouraging and nurturing their relationship with lay associates in the present day, the Missionaries of the Precious Blood are following in the footsteps of their founder, St. Gaspar del Bufalo, who placed a priority on leading and working with … Continue reading

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Brother Hugh Henderson Honored for Ministry

Br. Hugh Henderson, C.PP.S., was one of six honorees during a Mass of celebration and a National Black Catholic History Month awards dinner at the University of Dayton on November 3. Br. Hugh was honored for his ministry to African-American … Continue reading

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