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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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Rev. Jeffrey Kirch, C.PP.S. Appointed Secretary General

Today in the meeting of the General Council, Rev. Jeffrey Kirch, C.PP.S. of the Cincinnati Province was appointed Secretary General.  Jeff has joined the General Curia community in Rome.  He will be reached for all official communication at secgencpps@gmail.com.  He … Continue reading

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Precious Blood Week in Tanzania

The Tanzanian Vicariate celebrated the annual Precious Blood Week and the beginning of the third year of the Bicentennial celebration.  The events were held on June 24-27 at St. Gaspar College-Kola in Morogoro, Tanzania. The theme of the week was … Continue reading

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Fr. John Behen, C.PP.S. — 1920-2014

Fr. John Behen, C.PP.S., 93, died on June 30, 2014, in the infirmary of St. Charles Center, Carthagena, Ohio. He had been in failing health. He was born on September 4, 1920, to Edward and Leona (Kelly) Behen in Balboa, … Continue reading

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Priestly ordination in Croatian Mission

We joyfully celebrated the ordination of another priest in the CPPS Croatian Mission! Fr. Marijan Zubak, CPPS was ordained by Cardinal Josip Bozanić, Archbishop of Zagreb, on June 21; along with 13 other seminarians from the diocese and other religious … Continue reading

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