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Bicentennial Youth Gathering

It’s been four days of joy, of meetings, of communion with one another and with the Lord.  We spent four days on the road towards Him and found new strength at the well of His Word. The young people of … Continue reading

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Ordination to the Diaconate in Mexico

On January 9, 2015 friends, family, community members, and several diocesan priests gathered for the ordination to the diaconate of Gregorio Hernandez Cortez, C.PP.S. of the Atlantic Province.  Bishop Jesus Antonio Lerma Nolasco, auxiliary bishop of Mexico City presided at … Continue reading

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Br. Hugh Henderson 1948 – 2015

Br. Hugh Henderson, C.PP.S., 66, died on Monday, January 5, 2015, at his residence in Cincinnati, of natural causes.  He was born on August 10, 1948, in Cleveland, to Hugh and Dorothy (Triggs) Henderson. He entered the Community in 1967 … Continue reading

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Iberian Province Annual Assembly

The Iberian Province held their XXIX Assembly on December 21-23 at the Casa del Sol in Caceres.  The motto of the Assembly was: WE ARE A FAMILY IN MISSION. The days were filled with reflection, planning, prayer and fellowship. On … Continue reading

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Diaconate Ordination in the Vietnam Mission

On Sunday afternoon, December 14, St. Henry Church on Chicago’s far north side was filled with great joy and promise during Advent. A large number of the Chicago Vietnamese community joined Diocesan Vietnamese priests, representatives of several religious congregations and … Continue reading

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Indian Vicariate Pilgrimage to Goa

On December 10, 2014 the Indian Vicariate sponsored a pilgrimage to Goa as part of their Bicentennial celebrations.  Goa is the resting place of the relics of St. Francis Xavier, the patron of the Congregation.  Thirty five members were able … Continue reading

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Prospect for Peace in Colombia

A dialogue between the Colombian government and FARC, an armed rebel group, may have opened a window for peace in that country, our Missionaries there report. Fr. Joseph Deardorff, C.PP.S., writes that “the dialogue has included not only a desire … Continue reading

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Cincinnati Province hosts Year of Consecrated Life Mass

On Sunday, November 30, 2015 the Missionaries of the Precious Blood hosted the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s opening Mass for the Year of Consecrated Life.  Fr. Angelo Anthony, C.PP.S., the Pastor of Emmanuel Catholic Church and  Br. Matt Schaefer, C.PP.S.  worked … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage of Relics

A special prayer service was held at Santa Maria in Trivio on November 27, 2014 with the relics of St. Gaspar.  As part of the Bicentennial celebration, the Italian Province is hosting a Pilgrimage of Relics of St. Gaspar.  The … Continue reading

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Ordination of D. Giuseppe Laterza, C.PP.S.

Congratulations to D. Giuseppe Laterza of the Italian Province who was recently ordained to the priesthood.  The ordination liturgy took place in Polignano a Mare on November 7, 2014.  Bishop Domenico Padovano of Conderasno-Monopoly was the ordaining prelate.  Many community … Continue reading

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