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Passionists UK A society which forces people to wait (from ‘Passion for the Inner City’)

A society which forces people to wait (from ‘Passion for the Inner City’)

An extract from Austin Smith's 'Passion for the Inner City': the psychological violence of 'waiting' which the powerless in our societies experience.

May 24 2022

Passionists UK Austin Smith’s reflections on inner-city monasticism — republished

Austin Smith’s reflections on inner-city monasticism — republished

Now freshly re-edited and reformatted, 'Passion for the Inner City' is the first publication to be released by the Passionists' brand new book imprint, Lab/ora Press

Apr 14 2022

Passionists UK Passionists featured on BBC Radio: Keeping Faith at Easter

Passionists featured on BBC Radio: Keeping Faith at Easter

Catch the Passionist contributions to this BBC Radio programme from Fr Martin Newell and Fr Nicholas Postlethwaite.

Apr 12 2022

Passionists UK Common Era: The Justice at the Heart of God (S2 Episode 06)

Common Era: The Justice at the Heart of God (S2 Episode 06)

In the final episode of this season, we return to an ongoing theme: what does a just society really look like, and how can we get there?

Apr 06 2022

Passionists UK Synodality: The Art of Conversation

Synodality: The Art of Conversation

Community of the Passion's Steve Atherton shares his experience of the Liverpool synod, and the process of valuable, real conversation about faith.

Apr 05 2022

Passionists UK The Crucifixion of Place: A View from the City of Culture

The Crucifixion of Place: A View from the City of Culture

The destruction of old St Michael's, Coventry, was understood to be more than just the loss of bricks and stones—but something more symbolic.

Apr 05 2022

Passionists UK This is Where You Wait: Stories from Calais

This is Where You Wait: Stories from Calais

For vulnerable refugees in Calais, there is an abundance of waiting to be done. Yet despite the frustrations and the suffering involved, the refugee communities abound with youth, elegance and laughter.

Mar 31 2022

Passionists UK Common Era: Does Punishment Even Work? (S2 Episode 05)

Common Era: Does Punishment Even Work? (S2 Episode 05)

If the prison system we've created is ultimately a failure, what kind of approach could take its place?

Mar 31 2022

Passionists UK Fighting Extractivism in Bolivia and Beyond

Fighting Extractivism in Bolivia and Beyond

The Passionists have recently started supporting TerraJusta, who work alongside communities fighting for environmental justice. Maddie Ryle explains how they got here...

Mar 25 2022

Passionists UK Seeing Suffering: Lya Vollering’s Stations of the Cross

Seeing Suffering: Lya Vollering’s Stations of the Cross

Lya Vollering, from the Minsteracres Eco-Community, recently created a series of sculptures to accompany Tony Wright’s 'comPASSION: Stations of the Cross for Adult Survivors of Childhood Abuse'.

Mar 25 2022

Passionists UK Common Era: A Church That Gives Up Power (S2 Episode 04)

Common Era: A Church That Gives Up Power (S2 Episode 04)

We should expect the church to go further in its action against racism; will we give up comfort and power to address the sins of the past?

Mar 23 2022

Passionists UK A Quiet Revolution, and the legacy of Austin Smith House

A Quiet Revolution, and the legacy of Austin Smith House

Photographer Andy Pilsbury shares how his recent film 'A Quiet Revolution' contains its own ecosystem of communities stretching back to the Passionists.

Mar 22 2022

Passionists UK Passio Magazine #9: Get a free print copy

Passio Magazine #9: Get a free print copy

We recently sent out our Lent edition of Passio magazine. There are limited print copies available, but you can still request a (free!) copy.

Mar 22 2022

Passionists UK Common Era: Racism is Not What You Think (S2 Episode 03)

Common Era: Racism is Not What You Think (S2 Episode 03)

Racism is a distinct idea from prejudice—in our latest podcast episode, Matshidiso and Annmarie Lewis consider better ways of talking about it.

Mar 16 2022