In No Longer Slaves, But Brothers and Sisters, Pope Francis called us to remember that all peoples are our family, and together we need to cry out and act to end the human trafficking. He said, “I urgently appeal to all men and women of good will, and all those near and far, including the highest levels of civil institutions, who witness the scourge of contemporary slavery, not to become accomplices to this evil, not to turn away from the sufferings of our brothers and sisters, our fellow human beings, who are deprived of their freedom and dignity.” We took words to heart as we prayed last Saturday for the nearly 30 million women, men and children who are modern day slaves.
Provincial Assembly Set for Kearney June 6-8, 2016
The Provincial Council met at Precious Blood Center July 21-22, 2015. Among a full agenda, leadership confirmed the dates for the 2016 Provincial Assembly. We will once again gather at the Church of the Annunciation in Kearney, MO, beginning Monday evening, June 6, and concluding with the banquet to honor those celebrating significant anniversaries on Wednesday evening, June 8.
Among the items we anticipate addressing during that week is taking a corporate stand on U.S. immigration policy. The Justice and Peace committee will be meeting later this summer to design a process that we will discuss in district meetings and gatherings leading up to the 2016 Assembly.
We are grateful to Father Al Ebach, C.PP.S., the new pastor, and the Companions and … (read more…)
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Missionaries of the Precious Blood proclaim the Word of God, serving the church through ministries in urban & rural parishes, the inner city, healthcare, education, and advocacy. Our members are teachers, pastors, missionaries, retreat leaders, health care chaplains, and justice & peace advocates.
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