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The Passionists in Germany/Austria- 100 Years 1922 to 2022: Selected Photos from the Centennial Celebration in Schwarzenfeld, Germany on October 15 & 16, 2022 by Rob Carbonneau, C.P.
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The Passionists in Germany/Austria- 100 Years 1922 to 2022: Selected Photos from the Centennial Celebration in Schwarzenfeld, Germany on October 15 & 16, 2022 by Rob Carbonneau, C.P.

In my capacity as Passionist historian I was honored to represent American Passionists from St. Paul of the Cross Province (based in the Eastern United States). I am seen here standing before the Schwarzenfeld monastery church on October 16, 2022. Click on the link below to see a short pdf photo presentation which shows the...

Life, Death, Memory. Remembering the deaths of three Passionists in Hunan, China, April 24, 1929
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Life, Death, Memory. Remembering the deaths of three Passionists in Hunan, China, April 24, 1929

This photo, taken by Patrick Hayes, Ph.D. on his recent visit to St. Ann’s Basilica, Scranton, Pennsylvania shows me standing before the historic portraits of Passionist Fathers Godfrey Holbein, Clement Seybold and Walter Coveyou. Their murders by Chinese bandits in West Hunan, China was a key event in American Catholic missionay history to China, and...

Asian American Catholic Experience: Listen and learn about Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, Korean and Filipino culture and devotion from the 1800s till the present day.
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Asian American Catholic Experience: Listen and learn about Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, Korean and Filipino culture and devotion from the 1800s till the present day.

Above is the book cover of The Cambridge Companion to American Catholicism. Editors: Margaret M. McGuinness and Thomas F. Rzeznik. (Cambridge University Press, 2021). You are invited to listen to this April 1, 2022 podcast from WSOU Radio, Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey. Father Lawrence E. Frizzell interviews Passionist Father Robert Carbonneau about...

We all carry crosses in our life. This Holy Week 2022, Proclaiming Our Passionist Story invites you to watch this short video meditation on The Experience of the Cross.
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We all carry crosses in our life. This Holy Week 2022, Proclaiming Our Passionist Story invites you to watch this short video meditation on The Experience of the Cross.

Above is the cross atop the the Holy Family Retreat and Conference Center. A Passionist ministry in West Hartford, Connecticut. Click on this link to view the Experience the Cross video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xm-CmN-5dFY Visit or make a retreat at Holy Family. Click on this link: https://www.holyfamilyretreat.org/about-holy-family

Palm Sunday 2022. How do we carry  carry our palms? How do we live with joy, peace and compassion with those who suffer?
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Palm Sunday 2022. How do we carry carry our palms? How do we live with joy, peace and compassion with those who suffer?

I took this photo on Palm Sunday 2008 in Chongqing, China. From 2007 to 2008 I was at foreign expert at Sichuan International Studies University. Having the opportunity to teach in China only increased my respect for Chinese history, tradition and culture and society. Meditation: As I walked out of a local Catholic church with...

Lent 2022: Venerable Elizabeth Prout, (1820-1864).  Foundress of the Sisters of the Cross and Passion. Proclaiming feminine Passionist spirituality.
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Lent 2022: Venerable Elizabeth Prout, (1820-1864). Foundress of the Sisters of the Cross and Passion. Proclaiming feminine Passionist spirituality.

Above is a painting of Venerable Elizabeth Prout located at Our Lady of Calvary Retreat House sponsored by the Sisters of the Cross and Passion in Farmington, Connecticut. Known as Mother Mary Joseph of Jesus, Elizabeth Prout was born in Shrewsbury, England in 1820. Baptized in the Anglican Church, she became a Catholic in her...

Lent 2022: Katherine Burton. How her  monthly column “Woman to Woman” defined a feminine voice of faith in The Sign Magazine, a Passionist publication
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Lent 2022: Katherine Burton. How her monthly column “Woman to Woman” defined a feminine voice of faith in The Sign Magazine, a Passionist publication

From 1933-1969, Katherine Kurz Burton addressed issues of Catholic culture and Catholic feminine identity in her monthly column ‘Woman to Woman.” It was the longest continuous running monthly column about women or written by a woman in any Catholic periodical in the United States. As seen above, her monthly essay ” Where Are the Women?”...

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