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Category: Stories

Passionists UK Common Era: Funeral Rites (Episode 07)

Common Era: Funeral Rites (Episode 07)

Episode 7 of our podcast series. What is coming to an end at this time? How can we hold healthy funerals, and become good stewards of change?

Aug 23 2021

Passionists UK Common Era: Pressures of Past and Future (Episode 06)

Common Era: Pressures of Past and Future (Episode 06)

Episode 6 of our podcast series. What does it feel like to be on the threshold of change - to be living at significant moments in time?

Aug 09 2021

Passionists UK Common Era: Changed by the Margins (Episode 05)

Common Era: Changed by the Margins (Episode 05)

Episode 5 of our podcast series. How do we step outside our known world, and see it anew through the eyes of those on the margins of society?

Aug 02 2021

Passionists UK Common Era: Monks, Orders and Rules (Episode 04)

Common Era: Monks, Orders and Rules (Episode 04)

Episode 4 of our podcast series. What's the history of monastic orders? Where and how does it connect with 'new monasticism'?

Jul 26 2021

Passionists UK Common Era: The Silk Road of Spiritualities (Episode 3)

Common Era: The Silk Road of Spiritualities (Episode 3)

Episode 3 of our podcast series. Between different faith groups, there now seems to be deep desires to learn from each others' wisdom, without worrying about membership. What's caused this, and where's it headed?

Jul 22 2021

Passionists UK Common Era: Old Decline and New Growth (Episode 2)

Common Era: Old Decline and New Growth (Episode 2)

Episode 2 of our podcast series. Is there a bigger story to be found behind the sense of decline felt by some faith traditions? What positive visions of the future could we find in place of those anxieties?

Jul 12 2021

Passionists UK Common Era: Everything is Changing (Episode 1)

Common Era: Everything is Changing (Episode 1)

Episode 1 of our new podcast series. What does this current time of change mean for spiritual communities? How are the traditions that we call 'home' changing?

Jul 02 2021

Passionists UK Holding onto hope on the relay towards COP26

Holding onto hope on the relay towards COP26

Activist Molly Clark shares her experiences on Day 1 of Young Christian Climate Network's 1,000-mile relay walk.

Jun 24 2021

Passionists UK How I founded the first daily online Catholic news service in the UK

How I founded the first daily online Catholic news service in the UK

Jo Siedlecka, from our Passionist partners Independent Catholic News, explains how the popular news site came to be, and where it could be going next.

May 26 2021

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.

May 10 2021

Passionists UK Remembering the Life of John Kearns CP

Remembering the Life of John Kearns CP

John served the crucified of today, and was a true example of servant leadership. Like Saint Paul, John saw the name of Jesus written on the forehead of the poor.

Apr 23 2021

Passionists UK With great sadness of heart, we announce Fr. John Kearns’ passing

With great sadness of heart, we announce Fr. John Kearns’ passing

Our beloved brother and friend Fr. John Kearns died on April 14th 2021, in the company of his loved ones.

Apr 20 2021

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.

Apr 02 2021

Passionists UK Hidden in the criminal justice system is the uncomfortable truth that no-one is ‘good’ or ‘bad’

Hidden in the criminal justice system is the uncomfortable truth that no-one is ‘good’ or ‘bad’

From the outside, criminal justice stories divide the world into 'good' and 'bad'. But inside, we must constantly consider the mystery of the whole person.

Mar 23 2021