by the Companion Directors Team

The Precious Blood Center was bubbling over with enthusiasm and creativity when the young adult group gathered once again to strategize an intentional effort to draw young adults into the Companion Movement. This step is in response to the appreciative discernment completed by Fr. Dave Matz, C.PP.S. when he served as interim director of the Companion movement. As Fr. Dave toured the country visiting all the Companion groups, common themes emerged. Among them was the desire to bring young adults into the movement. It was such a prominent theme among Companion groups that it was included in our vision statement, Gather, Send: “We bring the cup of our spirituality to ever-widening circles, to people of all generations, races, and cultures.” The Companion Council has set this endeavor as a major objective of the Companion … (read more…)

by Timothy Armbruster, C.PP.S.

NCYC_2015_colorIt’s time! This time next week 23,000+ youth will be gathering in Indianapolis at Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium for 2015 National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC).

This year’s theme is Here I Am Lord/Aquí Estoy Señor. Each of the general sessions will look at a response to God’s call.

NCYC is a powerful, biennial, three-day experience of prayer, community, and empowerment for Catholic teenagers (of high school age) and their adult chaperones. More than 23,000 young people and their chaperones attended 2013 NCYC in … (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.