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Catholic Word of the Day: SOCIETY OF PRECIOUS BLOOD. 12-10-11 ^ | 12-10-11 | Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary

Posted on 12/10/2011 6:58:17 AM PST by Salvation

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Congregation of the Missionaries of the Most Precious Blood (1786-1836), founded in 1815 by St. Caspar del Bufalo. It is a society of clerics of common life, whose purpose is to promote devotion to the Precious Blood, to teach youth, evangelized, and engage in the parochial ministry. There are several communities of religious women also specially devoted to the Precious Blood.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

TOPICS: Apologetics; Catholic; History; Theology
KEYWORDS: catholic; missionaries
I had not heard of this order of missionaries before.
1 posted on 12/10/2011 6:58:26 AM PST by Salvation
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2 posted on 12/10/2011 7:00:24 AM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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We had Precious Blood sisters in Oklahoma City. I have a card of Caspar de Bufalo, somewhere!

3 posted on 12/10/2011 7:18:59 AM PST by Tax-chick (I'm surrounded by sullen mammals and ravenous reptiles.)
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