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Common Era: Everything is Changing (Episode 1)

Jul 02 2021, 01:51 PM

What does this current time of change mean for spiritual communities? How are the traditions that we call ‘home’ changing, along with our relationships to those traditions? Author and musician David Benjamin Blower, and Catholic priest Nicholas Postlethwaite – who belongs to the monastic order known as the Passionists – talk about their current spiritual worlds, the relationship between faith traditions and power, and what might happen when communities put that power aside.

Common Era: Spirituality in an Age of Change is a new short-run podcast series from Passionists. Find out more at commonerapodcast.com.

You can also listen to the audio-only version on Anchor or Spotify.

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 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