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Faith, community and joyful resistance: exploring contemplative activism through a 300-year-old monastic movement.

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Passionist Life Stations of the Cross in Palestine

Stations of the Cross in Palestine

In Passionist spirituality, the Stations of the Cross are a journey transcending time: repeating in everyday suffering, especially now in Gaza.

Passionist Life A parable to remind us that resistance matters, even in mundane things

A parable to remind us that resistance matters, even in mundane things

Paul McGowan, from our friends at Pax Christi, re-examines the well-trodden 'Parable of the Talents'. What is this is not a lesson about 'gifts', but a story about collaboration and resistance?

Passionist Life Positive Faith present a World Aids Day service, ‘The Reason for Hope’

Positive Faith present a World Aids Day service, ‘The Reason for Hope’

Reflections, music and scripture as well as opportunities for sharing on this World Aids Day online service.

Passionist Life Dust to Dust: Passionist Life in Haiti

Dust to Dust: Passionist Life in Haiti

In Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Fr Rick Frechette has been the cornerstone of a Passionist community all giving their lives for the beleaguered nation.

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Passio Magazine

For anyone on a journey of faith and social justice

Our bi-annual magazine, Passio, collects news, interviews and reflections on the Passionist life: from our own inner-city monastics, to friends on the frontlines of ecological justice.

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Passionist Life Experiences of Passionist prayer, pt. 3: Joanne Crompton

Experiences of Passionist prayer, pt. 3: Joanne Crompton

How do we pray? What role does prayer take in our lives? We asked three people pursuing a Passionist spirituality how their sense of prayer has changed over time.

Passionist Life Experiences of Passionist prayer, pt. 2: Bishop William Kenney

Experiences of Passionist prayer, pt. 2: Bishop William Kenney

How do we pray? What role does prayer take in our lives? We asked three people pursuing a Passionist spirituality how their sense of prayer has changed over time.

Passionist Life Experiences of Passionist prayer, pt. 1: Michael O’Halloran

Experiences of Passionist prayer, pt. 1: Michael O’Halloran

How do we pray? What role does prayer take in our lives? We asked three people pursuing a Passionist spirituality how their sense of prayer has changed over time.

Passionist Life Change Everything: Why Reformed are transforming lives for prison leavers

Change Everything: Why Reformed are transforming lives for prison leavers

Kemi and Natasha Ryan are the epitome of the DIY start-up. Their organisation, Reformed, is a ground-up, first-hand mentoring service working with prison leavers, helping them to find a path back to work and a fuller life.

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Podcast

Common Era

What does spirituality look like in this age of change? On our Common Era podcast, we host conversations about faith, social justice, and environment – seeking out like-minds across different traditions, denominations and practices.

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Publishing

LAB / ORA Press

LAB / ORA PRESS is an independent publisher of books, zines & podcasts on ecology, social justice + contemplation, run by the Passionists.

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