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DAYTON, Ohio — In a warm and vibrant Mass and ceremony, Sister Mumbi Kigutha pronounced first vows as a Sister of the Precious Blood on July 28 in the chapel at Salem Heights, the Congregation’s motherhouse. Precious Blood Sisters from around the U.S. attended the celebrations, along with women religious

A memorial Mass for Precious Blood Sister Ann Catherine will be held at the Salem Heights chapel, 4960 Salem Ave., Dayton, Ohio on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 10:30a.m. Visitation in chapel begins at 9:00a.m. followed by the Sharing of Memories at 10:00a.m., immediately preceding the Mass. Sister died at

A memorial Mass for Precious Blood Sister Nancy G. McMullen was held at the Salem Heights chapel, 4960 Salem Ave., Dayton, Ohio, on Friday, January 5, 2018. Sister died at the Hospice of Dayton, Ohio, on Sunday, December 24, 2017. Nancy, 78, had been a Sister of the Precious Blood

Sister Gladys Marie Lowe (Courtesy Photo)
A memorial Mass for Precious Blood Sister Gladys Marie Lowe was held at the Salem Heights chapel, 4960 Salem Ave., Dayton, Ohio on Wednesday, January 10, 2018. Sister died at the Maria-Joseph Center in Dayton, Ohio on Friday, January 5, 2018. Gladys, 103, had been a Sister of the Precious

DAYTON, Ohio — Precious Blood Sister Francisca Belarmina Mis Guamuche pronounced first vows during a Mass and ceremony Dec. 9 in the chapel at Salem Heights, the Congregation’s motherhouse. As part of the rite, Sister Bela proclaimed, “Today, with happiness for being called to religious life … I, Francisca Belarmina

75 years Sister Rosemary Laux A native of Bryant, Indiana, Sister Rosemary (M. Columba) attended Holy Trinity parish school and Bryant High School. She entered the Congregation in 1942, joining her sister, Sister M. Agnella Laux. Sister Rosemary served in dietary in Denver, Canton, Cincinnati and Dayton and was the

Sister Marjorie Huelsman is all smiles during a visit with Santa at the Maria Joseph Center in Dayton. (Courtesy Photo)
DAYTON – (Dec. 20, 2016) – As he makes his rounds each December, Santa never forgets the Precious Blood Sisters at the Maria Joseph Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Dayton. On the Saturday before Christmas, Santa and several of his elves roam the third floor of the center’s Emma Hall

An annual homicide memorial service on March 12 at Salem Heights held added significance this year as it marked a decade since the Sisters of the Precious Blood reinstituted homicide vigils in Dayton. Ministers, officials from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and laypeople joined Precious Blood Sisters at the service to

A friendly visit and conversation over tea between members of different faiths can help break down barriers. That’s what brought Bushra Shahid and Ashley Yaqoob to Salem Heights, the Dayton central house of the Sisters of the Precious Blood, on Feb. 25. Shahid and Yaqoob are members of the Fazle

DAYTON — Amid smiles and hugs, Francisca Belarmina (Bela) Mis Guamuche entered the novitiate of the Sisters of the Precious Blood on Jan. 15 during a prayerful 40-minute ceremony at Salem Heights, the congregation’s central house in Dayton. As a novice, Bela wears the congregational insignia and holds the title “sister.”