Marking the sign of the cross on the marble.

New Altar Consecrated

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New Altar Consecrated by Bishop Stika A gift from the Lucero family in New Mexico, the new altar was consecrated by Bishop Richard F. Stika on the Feast of Saint Stephen, 26 Dec 2013, in the Oratory of the Handmaids of the Precious Blood, Saint Anthony’s Residence of Cor Jesu Monastery located on the grounds of the Christ, Prince of Peace …

The beautiful face of Our Lady

Our Lady of Guadalupe Image

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Rare High Quality Copy of the Image of Our Lady of Guadalupe Visits Handmaids The Sisters in Benton celebrated the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe in a unique and privileged way thanks to the extreme generosity of Father Stice, the Knights of Columbus Council 8396, and all the parishioners at Saint Mary’s parish in Athens, TN. It was a joy …

Archbishop Sheehan blesses Rev. Mother Marietta after her re-election.

Chapter of Elections

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Handmaids Chapter of Elections On October 2nd, 2013 the Handmaids of the Precious Blood all gathered at Cor Jesu Monastery in Jemez Springs, NM for a Chapter of Elections. Handmaids of the Precious Blood from all three houses (Benton, Tennessee; Jemez Springs, New Mexico; Lake Villa, Illinois) participated. Rev. Mother Marietta was re-elected for a second term as the Reverend …

Happy to be with our Shepherd, Bishop Richard F. Stika of Knoxville, TN.

Diocese of Knoxville Eucharistic Congress

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Diocese Kicks Off 25th Anniversary Jubilee With Eucharistic Congress We had the great privilege and blessing to attend the Diocese of Knoxville’s Eucharistic Congress on 14 Sept 2013 at the invitation of Bishop Stika. The Congress helped begin the celebration of Diocese’s 25th anniversary and brought together over 5,000 fervent Catholics from all over. We enjoyed presentations by Dr. Scott …

Collage of some of our photo memories of Saint John Paul the Great

Saint John Paul II

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Our Tribute To Pope Saint John Paul II (originally published to celebrate his beatification in May 2011) Priest…Pope…Son of Mary…. these words describe Saint John Paul II. But how does one describe his impact on one’s soul? When one meets the Vicar of Christ and sees Peter from Galilee as well as Karol from Krakow, what has really happened? Perhaps it …