Biblically: every seventh year was to be a year when there would be no planting or sowing of crops, the land would rest, that is, have a Sabbath. The year of Jubilee grows out of, and completes seven Sabbath years (forty-nine years in all), being the fiftieth year. (c.f. Lev.25 & 26, and Isaiah 61:1-4.) […]

General Chapter 2022 – Our New General Leadership Team is Complete!

We welcome and thank our Sisters who gave their FIAT on September 6 and 7, 2022 to serve the congregation for the next 5 years: Sr. Monica Mary Ncube CPS (Zimbabwe/Canada)  – Superior General Sr. Marian Maskulak CPS (USA) – Vicar General and Representative Sr. Walburga Ballhausen CPS (Germany) – 2nd General Assistant Sr. Pauline […]

General Chapter 2022 – Second Week

The second week of our General Chapter 2022 began with a memorable visit to our Motherhouse in the Netherlands on Monday, 29 August 2022.  After the hearty welcome from our Sisters, we gathered for a festive mass presided over by Bishop Gerard de Korte of ‘s-Hertogenbosch.  This was followed by a sumptuous luncheon and a special […]

General Chapter 2022 – First Week

Greetings from Neuenbeken, Germany where we are gathered for the 14th General Chapter, with the theme, “Rooted in God, Signs of Hope for Mission that has No Boundaries … and their eyes were opened…” (Lk. 24:31)   All Capitulars travelled and arrived well, except for a few who lost their luggage.  On arrival at the airport, we had […]

General Chapter 2022 in Neuenbeken, Germany

With the theme “… and their eyes were opened (Luke 24:31) – Rooted in God, Signs of Hope for Mission that has No Boundaries” the 14th General Chapter of the Missionary Sisters of the Precious Blood will take place from 22 August – 12 September 2022 in the Mission House in Neuenbeken, Germany. Nearly 40 Sisters will represent as delegates […]

Commitment to Laudato Si’ Action Platform

As we celebrate Laudato Si’ Week, 22-29 May 2022 to mark the seventh anniversary of Pope Francis’ Encyclical on the Care of Creation, we are joining hundreds of thousands of Catholics to celebrate the progress made in bringing the Pope’s encyclical Laudato Si’ to life.  It is also a way to intensify our efforts through […]

A SYNODAL CHURCH: Communion, Participation, Mission

Video Source:  www.jesuits.africa Prayer for the Synod (published by the Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops) As we embrace the Synodal Journey from 2021 to 2023, let us invite the Holy Spirit to be at work in us so that we may be a community and a people of grace: We stand before You, Holy Spirit, […]

Season of Creation 2021 + Healthy Planet, Healthy People Petition

The headline: “It’s official: July was Earth’s hottest month on record.” Since scientists began keeping such records 142 years ago, July 2021 was the hottest month in recorded history. With this news, it can be easy to fall into despair. But that would be a mistake, because we’ve never been in a better position to bring about change for God’s […]