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Martin Newell

Passionists UK For Passionists here in England, Black Lives Matter

For Passionists here in England, Black Lives Matter

"As I reflect on who we are and have been as Passionists here in England, I feel sure that for us this statement is deeply real."

Aug 28 2020

Passionists UK The Life of St Paul of the Cross

The Life of St Paul of the Cross

Who was Paul Francis Danei, and how did he become the founder of the Passionists?

Aug 04 2020

Passionists UK Non-violent resistance as a Passionist principle

Non-violent resistance as a Passionist principle

How are non-violence and pacifism, and specifically the non-violent love of the Cross, 'good news' for those on the margins of society?

Jul 21 2020

Passionists UK Remembering the life of Fr. John Sherrington CP

Remembering the life of Fr. John Sherrington CP

A long time ago, someone said that to understand John Sherrington, you always have to remember that he was an artist first.

Feb 20 2020

Passionists UK Recommended Reading: ‘Binding the Strongman’, Ched Myers

Recommended Reading: ‘Binding the Strongman’, Ched Myers

Martin Newell reflects on one of his key inspirations for seeing the ministry of Jesus through the perspective of non-violent activism.

Mar 21 2019

Passionists UK A Brief History of the Passionists, from St Paul of the Cross to Today

A Brief History of the Passionists, from St Paul of the Cross to Today

From their origins, known as 'The Poor of Jesus', up to today, Passionists have followed a semi-monastic life centred around the revelation of God's love.

Feb 14 2019

Passionists UK Climate & The Passion of the Earth

Climate & The Passion of the Earth

We are crucifying God's earth, creating ongoing climate change that will cause disasters that, to make a massive understatement, would completely undermine any practical good work otherwise done. But we can still repent.

Jan 14 2019

Passionists UK We are called to stand up for what we believe in – at a personal cost

We are called to stand up for what we believe in – at a personal cost

Reflections on the 'daily martyrdom' of averting evil

Nov 01 2018