The Congregation of the Passion is a Religious Order of men in the Catholic Church. In England and Wales, the Order forms the core of our Passionist communities.
Find out more about the varied communities that have grown within the UK Passionist family.
Passionists in England and Wales see the crucified God in the crucified people of this age, and the crucified Earth. Read more about what this means.
At the heart of Passionist spirituality is contemplation of the Passion the suffering and the Cross - of Jesus Christ. Our spirituality is simple but very, very deep.
Videos on Passionist Life
Interviews and documentaries about Passionist life in England and Wales
Fr Martin Newell talks about his background in the Catholic Worker movement, his commitment to solidarity with the 'crucified of today' and what daily life looks like in Austin Smith house in Birmingham living with six asylum seekers.
A documentary originally aired on Channel 4. In the 1980’s, a Passionist played a key but secret role in the anti-apartheid movement.
"We should be evangelised by those who have very little." Fr Nicholas reveals what being a Passionist means to him, and especially the influence that Fr Austin Smith had on him.
In this interview from 2015, Fr Martin Newell and Fr John Kearns discuss how they set up Austin Smith House in Sparkhill, Birmingham
Catholic Workers demonstrate the non-violent love of Jesus through demonstrating the Stations of the Cross in London, including Passionist Fr Martin Newell cp.
A documentary about the role of Blessed Dominic and the growth of the Passionist order in England, and of the Passionist monastery in Sutton, St Helen's.