Nappi sees his work as continuing the ongoing creation of a sanctuary that the Passionists
have nurtured for 60 years.
The recovering alcoholic said he was walking down a corridor when two Passionist
priests asked for the boy's help with a "party" at the other end of the country manor.
Fr D'Arcy also has an official role with the Passionists
as a consultor in the Irish, Scottish, Paris and Africa provinces.
One is the number of Passionists
available to staff the facilities.
Enright was teaching at Narrabri West Public School in 1890-1891, but entered the Passionists
at Mary's Mount, Goulburn, on 25 March 1891.
gift included two Strasbourg incunables, four sixteenth-century books, thirty seventeenth-century imprints, and seventy-eight eighteenth-century titles.
Indeed, priests as late as the 1940s evinced deep frustration at the stubborn conviction of certain Catholics "that there is no sin in what they do before life begins," in the words of an anonymous Passionist
preacher, who clearly had reference to birth control and not to first-trimester abortion.
After that meeting, the priest wrote a book on the life of St Paul of the Cross, an Italian mystic who founded the Passionist
Order, which has more than 2500 priests and nuns worldwide.
Laurent responded to protests on O'Gara's treatment in China from Passionists
in Toronto and other interested parties.
The sisters all agreed that while it was undoubtedly God who brought them to the Passionists
, it is difficult to explain the exact process of being called to religious life.
He served as consulter to the provincial and treasurer of the Passionists
from 1978 to 1982; was vice-provincial, administrative assistant to the provincial, and director of development for the Passionist
province of the eastern Unites States from 1986 to 1997; and rector, retreat director and administrator of Our Lady of Florida, North Palm Beach, Fla.
Born in Holland in 1821, he joined The Passionists
at Ere, Belgium, when he was 24 and in 1857 he came to Ireland.