UPCOMING EVENTS

Precious Blood Renewal Center is committed to providing programs that foster spiritual renewal and growth, contemplative living, healing, social consciousness, and harmony among people of all faiths, races, and ways of life. All are welcome!

Click on the events within the calendar to learn about our upcoming opportunities or view topics below calendar and click for flyer info.

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Ongoing events:

The First Thursday of Every Month, 7-8 p.m.Communal Prayer in the style of the Taizé Community

Nov. 23, 10 a.m. Circle of Understanding — People from all faiths, races, cultures, orientations, ways of life and backgrounds are invited to share their stories with a diverse group of people as we come to a greater understanding of one another through prayerful listening. Begins with a simple meal. Dates for 2020: Feb 20 and May 21 at 6 p.m.

Sept. 27, Oct. 25, Nov. 22, Dec. 20. 10 a.m. — Circle of Love: A Support Group for People Living with Chronic Illness. Find a sense of spiritual healing and renewal as we gather for meditative prayer and contemplative sharing — Facilitated by spiritual director, Kathy Keary

Scheduled events:

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Nov. 2, Saturday 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.Retreat for RCIA Inquirers and Sponsors (in English) — Introduce your inquirers and sponsors to other people on the same journey from other parishes.

Nov. 5, 12, 19, Tuesdays, Free supper at 5:30 p.m. | Program runs 6:30-8:30 p.m.Parents Cafe (for parents, grandparents, foster parents … anyone raising children) Everyone raising children has a unique set of challenges to face, but others have been through it. How’d you like to learn from their experience? That’s what the Parent Café is for.

Nov. 9, Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.A Day of Reflection for Lectors and Preachers (and listeners of the Word are invited, too!) — Fr. Ron Will, C.PP.S, opens up the Gospel of Matthew which will be heard through the upcoming liturgical year. Mass readings are chosen in light of the Gospel for that day, so understanding the Gospel better, enhances our understanding of all the readings. (You don’t have to lector to attend.)

Nov. 9, Saturday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.Nothing can separate us from the love of God. Join the LGBT Committee of the Missionaries of the Precious Blood for a day of dialogue and reflection facilitated by JR Zerkowski, executive director of Fortunate Families.

Sábado 23 de noviembre, 8:30 am a 2:30 pm Retiro para los interesados en RICA y sus padrinos (en español) — Presente a sus integrantes y padrinos a otros que están en el mismo camino en otras parroquias.

New! Dec. 3, 7-8:30 p.m. Navigating the holidays while grieving — If you have lost a loved one, the holiday season can leave you feeling empty. Gain support from others and learn practical ways to create new traditions as you navigate through this difficult terrain while honoring your loved one.

Dec. 10, 6-8:30 p.m. Human Family Reunion. An exercise in building bridges and toppling obstacles. — “Recognize our differences. Discover our likeness. Affirm our ties to the human family.”

Dec. 14, Saturday, 9 a.m.–2 p.m.Jesus is coming! What should we expect? The Infancy Narratives in Matthew’s Gospel — A day of Advent prayer led by Fr. Ron Will, C.PP.S. Matthew’s infancy narrative is surprising because it does fit our usual expectations? Watch the website for details.

Summary of upcoming events:

Nov 2 — RCIA Retreat for candidates and sponsors (English)
Nov 5, 12, 19 — Parents Cafe
Nov 21 — Circle of Understanding
Nov 22 — Circle of Love: Chronic illness support
Nov 23 – RCIA Retreat for candidates and sponsors (Spanish)
Dec 3 — Holiday Grief Support Group
Dec 10 — Human Family Reunion
Dec 14 — Advent Day of Reflection
Dec 20 — Circle of Love: Chronic illness support
Dec 21 — Winter Solstice Celebration
Jan-March, 2020 — Choice Wines: For Couples
Feb 20, 2020 — Circle of Understanding
Feb. 29 — Universal Christ – Study Fr. Richard Rohr’s latest book.
March 27-29, 2020 — Three-day directed retreat
June 26-28, 2020 — Three-day directed retreat
Sept. 11-13, 2020 — Three-day directed retreat

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Why Visit Our Renewal Center?

  • Houses of Hospitality
  • Restorative Programs
  • Reconciliation Labyrinth
  • Gardens and Nature Trail
  • Spiritual Direction Available Upon Appointment
  • Overnight Options Available
  • Visiting Wildlife
  • Tranquil Setting/Centrally located near downtown KCMO

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