Passionists


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

Passionists:

see Paul of the Cross, SaintPaul of the Cross, Saint,
1694–1775, Italian, religious founder of the Passionists. His original name was Paolo Francesco Danei. He had visions calling him to found a new order and received papal permission in 1725. He was ordained in 1727.
..... Click the link for more information.
.
References in periodicals archive ?
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.
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.
The Passionist 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.
Description: "We Are the Passionists: Walking Together in Mission" --A Convocation on the Laity for anyone interested in Passionist spirituality and mission.
The Irish Provincial of the Passionists Fr Pat Duffy told Catholic newspaper The Tablet: "Some time ago the CDF was in touch with our General about some of Brian's views.
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.
Oakley was instrumental in Woods' path to the Passionists and, indirectly, later, to the Marists and knew Woods' disappointment through illness in both groups.
The Passionists hope to drum up interest with their unusual approach.