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Category: Video

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 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 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 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

Passionists UK Common Era: What Does Justice Mean? (S2 Episode 02)

Common Era: What Does Justice Mean? (S2 Episode 02)

Annmarie and Matshidiso talk about a Biblical view of both justice and fairness, how these have influenced our legal systems, and yet how they might differ from what we expect.

Mar 09 2022

Passionists UK Common Era: The Road to Justice (S2 Episode 01)

Common Era: The Road to Justice (S2 Episode 01)

Our podcast Common Era returns with new guests—discussing the journey towards working in the justice space, and the importance of representation.

Mar 03 2022

Passionists UK Common Era: Funeral Rites (S1 Episode 07)

Common Era: Funeral Rites (S1 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 (S1 Episode 06)

Common Era: Pressures of Past and Future (S1 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 (S1 Episode 05)

Common Era: Changed by the Margins (S1 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 (S1 Episode 04)

Common Era: Monks, Orders and Rules (S1 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 (S1 Episode 3)

Common Era: The Silk Road of Spiritualities (S1 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 (S1 Episode 2)

Common Era: Old Decline and New Growth (S1 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 (S1 Episode 1)

Common Era: Everything is Changing (S1 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 Austin Smith House, a House of Hospitality for destitute asylum seekers

Austin Smith House, a House of Hospitality for destitute asylum seekers

In this interview from 2015, Fr Martin Newell and Fr John Kearns discuss how they set up Austin Smith House in Sparkhill, Birmingham

Jan 28 2021