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Passionist Meditation: Lent 2022 – Ash Wednesday: Compassion and united in prayer with those suffering in Ukraine.
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Passionist Meditation: Lent 2022 – Ash Wednesday: Compassion and united in prayer with those suffering in Ukraine.

Four Passionist religious are ministering in Ukraine: 3 Ukrainian nationals and 1 Polish national reside in the town of Smotrych and surrounding areas in Western Ukraine. They have been affected by this ongoing crisis. On February 24, 2022, a “PRAYER SUPPORT FOR UKRAINE” was called for by Father Joachim Rego, C.P., the Passionist Superior General...

Documenting African-American Catholicism and Passionist history
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Documenting African-American Catholicism and Passionist history

Within The Passionist Historical Archives is this program of The Colored Catholic League of North Carolina, St, Gabriel’s Church, Greenville, North Carolina, 1936. On February 27, Passionists celebrate the Feast of St. Gabriel, as the patron of youth. Canonized in 1920, this parish in North Carolina was named in his honor. Passionist ministry alongside Black...

Let us remember the heroic witness, sacrifice and sanctity of Blessed Passionist Bishop Eugene Bossilkov (1900-1952) of Bulgaria on his Feast Day, November 13.
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Let us remember the heroic witness, sacrifice and sanctity of Blessed Passionist Bishop Eugene Bossilkov (1900-1952) of Bulgaria on his Feast Day, November 13.

As you look a the above photo say the prayer below. Seek inspiration, courage and healing. A Prayer to Blessed Eugene Bossilkov, a Pasionist Martyr. O Bishop Bossilkov, remind me to understand the world-wide meaning of Jesus’ suffering. May your unjust trial and execution in 1952 serve as a reminder not to be numb to...

St. Paul of the Cross – Pray For Us. Feast Day Meditation Before a Stained-Glass Window of this Passionist saint at St. Joseph’s Monastery Parish Church, Baltimore, Maryland.
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St. Paul of the Cross – Pray For Us. Feast Day Meditation Before a Stained-Glass Window of this Passionist saint at St. Joseph’s Monastery Parish Church, Baltimore, Maryland.

October 20, 2021 is the Feast Day of St. Paul of the Cross, founder of the Passionist Congregation. The image above is the stained-glass window over the side altar chapel dedicated to St. Paul of the Cross located at St. Joseph’s Monastery Parish Church, in Baltimore, Maryland. It is a triptych depicting important events in...

July 24, 2021: The Compassion and the Cross: The  value of reflecting the how the Passionists and the people of the Scranton responded to the 1918 Spanish Flu and the coal mine spirituality teaches us about our ongoing Pandemic faith.
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July 24, 2021: The Compassion and the Cross: The value of reflecting the how the Passionists and the people of the Scranton responded to the 1918 Spanish Flu and the coal mine spirituality teaches us about our ongoing Pandemic faith.

The above document shows an intimate connection on how local people and the Passionists shared everyday life in October 1908- just as St. Ann’s Monastery had been built. The Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Co. arranged that their employees “may donate coal” to St. Ann’s. In a letter to Fr. Cyprian McGarvey, C.P. at St....