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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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • Retiro De Otoño Para Los Interesados en RICA y Sus Padrinos Nov 23

    Retiro De Otoño Para Los Interesados en RICA y Sus Padrinos Sábado 23 de noviembre del 2019 en el Centro de Renovación “Precious Blood Renewal Center” De 8:30 a.m. a 2:30 p.m. Un retiro guiado por el P. Chuck Tobin Ya sea que se trate de un grupo pequeño o grande, presénteles a personas de […]

  • Circle of Understanding Nov. 23

    You are invited to join our Circle of Understanding where people from all faiths, races, cultures, orientations, ways of life, and backgrounds are celebrated. In a divided world, the Circle allows us the opportunity to share our stories with a diverse group of people as we come to a greater understanding of one another. We […]

  • Nothing can separate us from the love of God Nov 9

    Do you feel separated from the love of God? Do you feel separated from the love of you family? Do you feel separated from the love of your faith community? Nothing can separate us from the love of God. –Romans 8:35 Join the LGBT Committee of the Missionaries of the Precious Blood for a day […]