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Passionists in England & Wales are part of a worldwide movement within the Catholic church, dedicating themselves to radical solidarity with the suffering of the world.

Passionist Stories

The latest stories and videos from Passionist communities across England & Wales. Find more here.

Passionists UK Refugees in Calais share their dreams around the fire

Refugees in Calais share their dreams around the fire

Alex Holmes, from our Partners at Catholic Worker Calais, listens to the dreams of refugees waiting in the Calais camp.

Passionists UK The Catholic Worker Farm provides a sanctuary for refugee women

The Catholic Worker Farm provides a sanctuary for refugee women

Scott Albrecht, from Catholic Worker Farm, describes some aspects of life looking after the 'Sisters' on the Farm.

Passionists UK What was St Paul of the Cross’s revelation about England’s future?

What was St Paul of the Cross’s revelation about England’s future?

Late in life, St Paul of the Cross received some kind of revelation, knowing that his Order would one day reach England. How much of this rich future did he see?

Passionists UK Can your community help resettle a refugee family?

Can your community help resettle a refugee family?

If you long to be a participant, not an observer, in helping our refugee crisis, there are practical and transformative ways to help.

Latest Reflections

Read thinkpieces, reflections and commentary from the wider Passionists community. See more

Passionists UK We can all help empower and affirm those on a dementia journey

We can all help empower and affirm those on a dementia journey

This Dementia Action Week, please do what you can to reach out to those in your community who may be affected by a dementia-type illness.

Passionists UK We need to see, and understand, a God who suffers with us

We need to see, and understand, a God who suffers with us

In the face of life's evil and suffering, it is only possible to believe in a loving God, if that God is ‘on the scaffold’ too, alongside us.

Passionists UK Will we give up our certainty and comfort to meet God among the suffering?

Will we give up our certainty and comfort to meet God among the suffering?

Humanity is waiting for those who will find their lives - and find God - by leaving institutions behind and joining the powerless.

Passionists UK Being and suffering with others helps us to understand the love of God

Being and suffering with others helps us to understand the love of God

Standing at the foot of the cross may seem fruitless, but it is important, and significant. To speak this way is to speak of a deep unity, a deep communion, with others.

Passionists Explained

Find out more about the Passionists, a worldwide Catholic movement dedicated to radical solidarity with the suffering of the world. Read more.

Passionists UK Passionist Contemplation and Action

Passionist Contemplation and Action

Passionists in England and Wales see the crucified God in the crucified people of this age, and the crucified Earth. Read more about what this means.

Passionists UK Passionist Spirituality

Passionist Spirituality

At the heart of Passionist spirituality is contemplation of the Passion the suffering and the Cross - of Jesus Christ. Our spirituality is simple but very, very deep.

Projects and Partnerships

Our ongoing projects and partnerships are a means of putting faith into action. Find out more about them here.

Passionists UK Austin Smith House

Austin Smith House

Austin Smith House is a Passionist community of prayer, hospitality and resistance. We host up to 6 destitute refugees / asylum seekers, providing a safe welcoming home and community, food and some advocacy.

Passionists UK Catholic Worker Calais

Catholic Worker Calais

Maria Skobstova House is a house for volunteers who worked amongst the refugees in the jungle of Calais.

Passionists UK Green Christian

Green Christian

A community of ordinary Christians from all backgrounds and traditions, promoting prayer, hope and action.

Passionists UK London Mining Network

London Mining Network

Supporting communities harmed by London-based mining companies.