Passionist Order News & Reflections

2709, 2019

International Gathering at Minsteracres Seminar

Love and Suffering: Five Day Seminar at Minsteracres brings Passionists from Across the World 26th September 2019 They came from Ireland, Australia, Poland, Botswana, Germany, Sweden, Tanzania, Germany, The Netherlands, and, of course, from England. [...]

3004, 2019

Podcast: When Not to Obey the Rulers and Authorities

Nomad Podcast: When Not to Obey the Rulers and Authorities 30th April 2019 When is it right to say no to the rulers and authorities? Would we go to prison for our convictions? And how [...]

2904, 2019

80 Years a Passionist: Fr Kelly Celebrates 100th Birthday

80 Years a Passionist: Fr Christopher Kelly Celebrates his 100th Birthday and an Epic Ministry 29th April 2019 Parishioners of St Joseph’s in Highgate rose a glass recently at their popular social club to Fr [...]

2903, 2019

Newman and the Passionist who helped make a Saint

The Making of a Saint: The Passionist who brought Cardinal Newman into the Fold 29th March 2019 He has been called one of the most significant figures of the 19th century, and over a century [...]

2103, 2019

Binding the Strongman: Martin’s Activist Inspiration

"Binding the Strongman": Martin’s Inspiration for Non-Violent Activism has its roots in Ched Myers and Mark’s Gospel 21st March 2019 Seeing the life and ministry of Jesus through the perspective of non-violent activism was not [...]

1803, 2019

Novena for Bl Dominic Barberi: Please Pray with Us

Novena of Prayer for the Cause of Canonisation of Blessed Dominic Barberi 18th March 2019 Message from Bernard Longley, Archbishop of Birmingham The annual Diocesan Novena of Prayer for the Cause of Canonisation of Blessed [...]

1503, 2019

The Real Face of Jesus? Passionists Exhibit at Flame

15th March 2019 The Real Face of Jesus? Passionists Exhibit at Flame 2019 Event in London On Saturday 2nd March 2019 approximately 9,000 young Catholics converged on Wembley’s SSE Arena for the annual ‘Flame’ youth [...]

3101, 2019

Reflections on Climate Change & Civil Disobedience

Climate & the Passion of the Earth by Martin Newell CP Our current globalized world began to come into being in the 19th and 20th centuries. Christians and the Churches struggled to adapt to this [...]

111, 2018

The Daily Martyrdom of Averting Evil

The Daily Martyrdom of Averting Evil 1st November 2018 Homily from Fr. Martin Newell cp, on August 28th 2016, Dominic’s Day Celebration, at the Passionist Shrine at St Anne’s and Blessed Dominic’s Church, Sutton, St [...]

1910, 2018

Austin Smith House: ‘A Tiny Voice of Humanity’

The Voice of Humanity: Interview & Video with John Kearns about Austin Smith House 19th October 2018 In May, Austin Smith House in Sparkhill Birmingham celebrated its 4th birthday. Since opening in 2014, it has [...]