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PRECIOUS BLOOD, SOCIETY OF

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.

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