Publications

Books, pamphlets and films about Passionist life, charism, history and spirituality
All available either online from Ovada Books or via the Provincial Office, as indicated.

THE PASSION TODAY

Passion for the Inner City
Austin Smith cp, 1980
buy online

Journeying with God
Austin Smith cp, 1990
buy online

THE PASSION OF JESUS

The Last Week
Marus J Borg & J Dominic Crossan, 2008
buy online

We Preach Christ Crucified
Kenneth Leech, 1994
buy online

The Passionists
Roger Mercurio cp, 1992
buy online

The New Religious Order
James Sweeney cp, 1994
buy online

LIFE & SPIRITUALITY OF ST. PAUL OF THE CROSS

In this Sign…
Martin Bialas cp, 1979
buy online

As a Seal Upon Your Heart
Paul Francis Spencer cp, 1994
buy online

In the Heart of God
Martin Coffey & Paul Francis Spencer, 2008
Ovada Books
Buy from Provincial Office (booklet)

NOTABLE PEOPLE IN PASSIONIST HISTORY

St. Charles of Mount Argus

Herald of Hope
Various Passionists, 1988
Ovada Books, Glasgow

To Heal the Broken Hearted
Paul Francis Spencer cp, 2007
Ovada Books, Glasgow

BLESSED DOMINIC BARBERI

Dominic Barberi
Ben Lodge cp, 2008
CTS (Catholic Truth Society)
Buy from Provincial Office (booklet)

Blessed Dominic Barberi
Alfred Wilson cp, 1967
buy online

Blessed Dominic Barberi
A child in the Simplicity of his Heart

DVD – buy online

IGNATIUS SPENCER (SERVANT OF GOD)

Ignatius Spencer
Ben Lodge cp, 2005
CTS, Buy from Provincial Office (booklet)

Ignatius Spencer – Apostle of Christian Unity
Jerome Vereb cp, 1992
CTS, Buy from Provincial Office (booklet)

Elizabeth Prout

(Mother Mary Joseph, Founder of the Sisters of the Cross and Passion, Servant of God)

A Job in Jeopardy
Sr Barbara Sexton cp, 2010
Cross & Passion Communications
Buy from Provincial Office

Recommended Reading – Coming Soon

FILMS

Secret History:  The Anti-Apartheid Movement and John Sherrington cp
Channel 4, 45 mins
watch online (free)

Getting Through: Inner City Mission Liverpool
BBC, 15 mins
watch online (free)

In the 1980’s, a Passionist played a key but secret role in the anti-apartheid movement.

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John Sherrington’s day job, as a worker priest, was as a road sweeper. But his house was the drop address for back door funding of the South Africa Defence and Aid Fund, supporting the families of ANC prisoners in South Africa. ‘Secret History’ tells that story. 

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Fr Nicholas Postlethwaite cp talks to the BBC about the Liverpool Inner City Mission.