Dear Friends,

Thanks to all of you who were able to be with us on Sunday for the celebration of Mass and the festivities at Precious Blood Center to honor our Bicentennial! And for all of you who were unable to be with us in person, we know you were with us in spirit and are grateful for your prayers!

There are many people to thank for the years of planning that went into Sunday’s celebration. First of all, I want to thank the committee that worked so hard to create the environment that brought about a true expression of hospitality and celebration in the spirit of the Precious Blood: Elizabeth Heule, Brother Daryl Charron, Jean Swymeler, Margaret Haik, Kathy Keary, Rena Tulipana, and Father Keith Branson. We are grateful to Keli O’Neill-Wenzel who worked with the committee as our event planner as well as all our vendors and entertainment for the day. Thanks to all the companions … (read more…)

Diaconate Ordination in Chile 1 from the Missionaries of the Precious Blood Chilean Vicariate

On August 14, vigil of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary into Heaven and the 200th anniversary of the founding of St. Gaspar del Bufalo’s Congregation, the seminarian Gallardo Bravo was ordained a Deacon at Precious Blood Parish in Valdivia, Chile by the hands of Bishop Ignacio Ducasse Medina.

Diego, who consecrated his life to God through the way of the priesthood, is the second son of Mrs. Ana Maria Bravo, and the first of Mr. Luis Gallardo.  His brother Felipe Bravo was ordained a deacon two years ago on the same … (read more…)


Mission • Community • Spirituality

Vocations • Volunteers • Companions

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.

Reconciliation • Justice • Peace
Seeing Christ in all people.