Category Archives: English

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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Italian Candidates Receive the Ministries of Reader and Acolyte

Several candidates from the Italian Province received the ministries of reader and acolyte on November 1, 2014 at the Parish of the Body and Blood of Christ.  The newly instituted readers are:  Alessandro Manzi, Enzo Napoli, and Valerio Volpi.  The … Continue reading

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Fr. Donato De Palma – 1936 – 2014

Rev. Donato De Palma was born November 3, 1936 in Pago Veiano (BN) to Domenico and Rosa De Girolamo. After attending school, he was incorporated into the Congregation on September 25, 1959.  He was ordained to the priesthood on July … Continue reading

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Lumen Gentium Symposium at Saint Joseph’s College

On Saturday November 22, Saint Joseph’s College, sponsored by the Cincinnati Province, hosted a symposium marking the occasion of 50th anniversary of the promulgation of the Dogmatic Constitution Lumen Gentium and the upcoming bicentennial celebration of the founding of the … Continue reading

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Central American Mission holds Elections and Celebrates Incorporations

  The members of the Central American Mission gathered at St. Gaspar Seminary in Guatemala City for three days of retreat in preparation for the election of their Director and Council.  Retreat talks were given by Fr. Abel Cruz, Fr. … Continue reading

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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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