Category Archives: English

Carving of Saint Gaspar

Gentle hammer tapping from the basement of Schaefer Mission House described the progress of Dominic Nhan Bui’s summer project: this lovely carving of Saint Gaspar. Inspired by the visioning process for the Vietnam Mission, which took place in June this … Continue reading

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Companions Day of Pilgrimage at the Sorrowful Mother Shrine

More that seventy Companions (lay associates) of the Missionaries of the Precious Blood gathered for a day of prayer and reflection during the second annual Companions Day of Pilgrimage at the Sorrowful Mother Shrine in Bellevue, Ohio. The shrine is sponsored … Continue reading

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Inauguration of Bicentennial Celebration and 25 years of CPPS Presence in India

Members of the Indian Vicariate gathered for their Annual retreat from 28th July – 2nd Aug 2014, in St. Gaspar Ashram, Bangalore.  The close of the retreat marked the inauguration of the Bicentennial celebrations and the 25 years of CPPS … Continue reading

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Ordinations in the Indian Vicariate

The Indian Vicariate has been blessed with fourteen newly ordained priests this year.  They were ordained by their local bishops in their respective parishes during the month of May.  As a sign of joy and happiness many of our CPPS … Continue reading

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Twitter Announcement

The Message of the XXth General Assembly asked the Congregation to better integrate Social Media into the life of the units. The Message reads, “The Second Vatican Council calls the Church to recognize and respond to the signs of the … Continue reading

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Fr. Marijan Zubak, C.PP.S. celebrates his first Mass

On July 27, Fr. Marijan Zubak, C.PP.S. celebrated his first Mass in his hometown of Slavonski Brod in Croatia.  Members of the Croatian Mission, Polish Province, the Pious Union of the Blood of Christ, friends, and family gathered for the … Continue reading

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“Renewing Our Bond With The Spirituality Of the Precious Blood”

On June 29th at the Parish of Our Lady of the Alps, 22 lay associates renewed their commitment to the Association of Lay C.PP.S. during the celebration of the Feast of the Precious Blood.  Fr. Joseph Deardorff presided at the … Continue reading

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C.PP.S. Retreat Theme was “Following Francis”

This summer the Missionaries of the Precious Blood from the Cincinnati and Kansas City Provinces gathered for a Community retreat at Saint Joseph’s College, which the Congregation sponsors, in Rensselaer, Ind. Among the more than 100 people who took part … Continue reading

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Fr Antonio Bernardo, CPPS (1933 – 2014)

Fr. Antonio Bernardo, CPPS, was born in Colledanchise (Campobasso – Molise) on January 5, 1933. His father was Filomeno and his mother Nicolina. He was baptized on February 5, 1933, in the church of St. Mary of the Angels, in … Continue reading

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Ordination in the Italian Province

On July 5, 2014 the Italian Province celebrated the priesthood ordination of Rev. Daniel Bertino, C.PP.S.  The ordination and first mass took place in Milazzo on the island of Sicily.  Congratulations Fr. Bertino!               … Continue reading

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