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Passionists UK In Depth

In Depth

Find out more about the history and inspiration behind the Passionist movement

Our History

Read more about the history of the Passionists movement, and the connection to the UK movement of today.

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.

Passionists UK Dominic Barberi, the ‘saint’ attacked on England’s streets

Dominic Barberi, the ‘saint’ attacked on England’s streets

In the 1800s, Blessed Dominic Barberi endured insults and even physical attacks as he walked the streets in Passionist attire.

Passionists UK Ignatius, Censorship and Skullduggery in Rome

Ignatius, Censorship and Skullduggery in Rome

A closer look at Ignatius Spencer's life and legacy - and how it might have been stifled.

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.

Exploring the Passionists movement

A deeper look into some of the core beliefs of the Passionist movement, and their outworking in the lives of Passionists in the UK.

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?

Passionists UK My Small Way of Being in Solidarity: Reflections on Prison

My Small Way of Being in Solidarity: Reflections on Prison

An interview with Fr Martin Newell around his experiences of imprisonment for peaceful protests.

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.

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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.

Passionists UK Climate & The Passion of the Earth