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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 Common Era: Everything is Changing (Episode 1)

Common Era: Everything is Changing (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 How I founded the first daily online Catholic news service in the UK

How I founded the first daily online Catholic news service in the UK

Jo Siedlecka, from our Passionist partners Independent Catholic News, explains how the popular news site came to be, and where it could be going next.

May 26 2021

Passionists UK We can all help empower and affirm those on a dementia journey

We can all help empower and affirm those on a dementia journey

This Dementia Action Week, please do what you can to reach out to those in your community who may be affected by a dementia-type illness.

May 10 2021

Passionists UK Remembering the Life of John Kearns CP

Remembering the Life of John Kearns CP

John served the crucified of today, and was a true example of servant leadership. Like Saint Paul, John saw the name of Jesus written on the forehead of the poor.

Apr 23 2021

Passionists UK With great sadness of heart, we announce Fr. John Kearns’ passing

With great sadness of heart, we announce Fr. John Kearns’ passing

Our beloved brother and friend Fr. John Kearns died on April 14th 2021, in the company of his loved ones.

Apr 20 2021

Passionists UK Will we give up our certainty and comfort to meet God among the suffering?

Will we give up our certainty and comfort to meet God among the suffering?

Humanity is waiting for those who will find their lives - and find God - by leaving institutions behind and joining the powerless.

Mar 12 2021

Passionists UK Being and suffering with others helps us to understand the love of God

Being and suffering with others helps us to understand the love of God

Standing at the foot of the cross may seem fruitless, but it is important, and significant. To speak this way is to speak of a deep unity, a deep communion, with others.

Mar 10 2021

Passionists UK As Fr Ignatius Spencer is declared ‘venerable’, his life remains an inspiration and challenge

As Fr Ignatius Spencer is declared ‘venerable’, his life remains an inspiration and challenge

Why is the canonisation of Ignatius Spencer important? His life, and dedication to the poor, are an outstanding example to all of us.

Feb 23 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

Passionists UK A Message from Pope Francis on the Passionists’ 300 year Jubilee

A Message from Pope Francis on the Passionists’ 300 year Jubilee

As Passionists celebrate 300 years of the life of the Congregation, Pope Francis circulated a letter to the Passionists worldwide.

Nov 23 2020

Passionists UK Imagining the Minsteracres Walled Garden in 2025…

Imagining the Minsteracres Walled Garden in 2025…

Our Passionist partners at Minsteracres share their vision for the Eco-Community's Walled Garden in 5 years' time.

Oct 10 2020

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.

Jun 23 2020