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    Parent Café opens at Renewal Center

    By Dennis Coday Precious Blood Resource Services and Precious Blood Renewal Center are teaming up to help people faced with the challenges (and joys!) of raising children. The two provincial ministries will be hosting Parent Cafes that are open to anyone who has the responsibility of raising children: parents, grandparents, foster parents, aunts and uncles, […]

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    Lectors are God’s mouthpiece

    By Fr. Ron Will CPPS Scripture is a door through which you can experience God “How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of the one who brings good news, announcing salvation.” —Isaiah 52:7 God longs to speak to his people. Lectors are his mouthpiece. If you’ve accepted the responsibility to be a lector, do […]

  • Meditation apps might calm you — but miss the point of mindfulness

    The market has been flooded with apps related to Buddhism and most of them claim to teach meditation. akiragiulia (pixabay.com) By Gregory Grieve and Beverley McGuire In today’s stressful world, mindfulness – a type of popular spirituality that strives to focus on the present moment – promises to soothe away the anxiety and stress of […]

  • Navigating the holidays while grieving

    Navigating the holidays while grieving Dec 3

    The Lord is close to the brokenhearted, saves those whose spirit is crushed. –Psalm 34:19 If you have lost a loved one, the holiday season can leave you feeling empty. The little traditions and big celebrations that used to warm and comfort us at this time of year now bring discomfort, maybe even pain. The […]

  • The challenge of proclaiming the Good News

    “How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of the one who brings good news, announcing salvation.” —Isaiah 52:7 By Fr. Ron Will, CPPS Every Sunday during church, we listen to a reading from the Gospels. On any given Sunday, I am willing to bet, the average churchgoer can’t remember what they just heard five […]

  • What is a Circle of Understanding?

    By Jean Swymeler The Precious Blood Renewal Center began hosting Circles of Understanding a couple years ago. Our promotional material describes the circles as “where people from all faiths, races, cultures, ideologies, ways of life, and backgrounds are welcomed and celebrated.” The circles fit our mission, which is to be a safe and sacred place […]

  • Parent Cafe Nov 5, 12, 19

    Parents, grandparents, foster parents … anyone raising children You are invited to the Parent Cafe Nov, 5, 12, 19 Free supper at 5:30 p.m. Program runs 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free childcare provided. 2120 Saint Gaspar Way
, Liberty, Mo 64068 Everyone raising children has a unique set of challenges to face, but others have been through it. […]

  • Advent Day of Prayer Dec 14

    What is your image of Jesus? How do you see Jesus? Presented by Fr. Ron Will, C.PP.S. Come spend a Day of Prayer to make more room in your heart for Jesus this year. Welcome him as you never have before! * Spend an Advent Day of Prayer looking at the Infancy narrative according to […]

  • Pew report finds older US Christians being quickly replaced by young ‘nones’

    The latest report from Pew Research, released Oct. 17, shows a dramatic decline in American religious habits over the course of a decade. Highlights from the report are available in this article from Religion News Service: Two-thirds (65%) of Americans describe themselves as Christians, down from 77% in 2009. The number of Americans who say […]

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    Celebrating diversity and community Dec 10

    The Human Family Reunion Tuesday, December 10, 2019 from 6-8:30 p.m. Precious Blood Renewal Center in Liberty, Mo. By Ed Chasteen I taught Race and Ethnic Relations every fall and Cultural Anthropology every spring at William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri, for many years beginning in the mid-1960s. My students would spend 15 weeks studying […]