by Kathy Keary

Our Savior came to us as the Christ child
Placed in a manger, gentle, humble, and mild.
Though he seemed insignificant and quite small,
He brought the gift of liberation for all.

He was sacrificed to save us from our sin.
His holy presence we cherish deep within.
To his faithful followers, he passes on the light
To break through all pain and injustice in sight.

On this Christmas day, we honor and adore him.
We hear his message of hope when so much is dim.
Reaching out to the edges, he asks us to do the same
To include all in his circle of love in his sacred name.

We give our heartfelt “yes” to our king of kings
To unbind the chains until his freedom rings.
We listen for the whisper resounding in our heart,
His guiding words as we discern our sacred part.

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We are excited to announce that one on of our volunteers, Stephanie Schell, will be moving to working at KC CARE Clinic at the beginning of 2015. Stephanie will be working directly with patients in KC CARE Clinic’s General Medicine Services. Her move will give her more opportunities to work and walk with people who do not have access to health insurance or have the ability to pay for health care.

Her duties will include taking patients to an exam room, doing initial interviews with patients, taking patients’ vital signs and making sure the exam rooms are in order for them to be usable. While working there she, and future volunteers, will have the opportunity to learn from the nurses, doctors and other health care professionals who serve at KC CARE Clinic.

KC CARE Clinic was formed in 1971. Their mission is to promote health and … (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.