News

Entry into the Novitiate

The community of Holy Cross Retreat, Ardoyne, celebrated the entry into the novitiate and clothing in the religious habit of three new novices on Saturday 12 September, Feast of the Holy Name of Mary. The ceremony, which was presided over by Father Eugene McCarthy CP, was held in the choir (the community chapel). The novices ...

Read more

Letter from Fr Joachim for the Year of Consecrated Life

In his letter for the Year of Consecrated Life, our Superior General, Fr Joachim Rego, writes: ‘I was present at the meeting of the Superiors General with Pope Francis in Rome in November 2013. It was at the end of that meeting that Pope Francis announced the Year dedicated to Consecrated Life. During the meeting, ...

Read more

NBSCCC Safeguarding Review

On 10 February 2015, the Passionists of St Patrick’s Province published the Review into the Province’s safeguarding practices by the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland.   The text of the Review is available here and the Statement from the Passionists can be found here. The November 2015 Update to ...

Read more

Diaconate Ordination of Frank Trias CP

St Patrick’s Province welcomed a new deacon on Saturday 13 December when Archbishop Diarmuid Martin ordained Frank Trias CP to the diaconate in the Church of St Paul of the Cross, Mount Argus, Dublin. In his homily, Archbishop Martin said: ‘In this ceremony of ordination, when I will consign the book of the Gospels to ...

Read more

Message from Fr Joachim for Advent/Christmas 2014

Message from the Superior general,Fr Joachim, for Advent/Christmas 2014 Dear Brothers, Sisters and Friends in the Passionist Family!  In the mystery of the Incarnation – God becoming human in the person of Jesus and taking on everything of the human condition – the dignity of every human being is acknowledged and affirmed; we are reminded ...

Read more

Passionist Companions Day

The annual Passionist Companions Day was held at the Mount Argus Meeting Rooms on Saturday, 22 November. Companions were present from Mount Argus, the Graan, Crossgar, Prestonpans and Paris. Fr Paul Francis gave a talk at the morning session on the meaning of the Passionist Companions’ Consecration. In the afternoon reports on the year of ...

Read more

Safeguarding Audit

In November 2014 the Passionists in Ireland underwent a review of their Child Safeguarding practice. The review was undertaken by the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland (NBSCCCI). We invite anyone who may have any concerns about safeguarding involving Passionists to contact our Designated Officer, Suzanne Phelan, tel. (00353) (0) 851146391/ ...

Read more

Letter from Fr Joachim for the Feast of St Paul of the Cross 2014

Feast of St Paul of the Cross Letter of Fr Joachim Rego CP, Superior General, for the Feast of St Paul of the Cross, 19 October 2014 Dear Brothers, Sisters and Friends in the Passionist Family, Fraternal greetings and blessings of peace on this feast of our Holy Founder, St Paul of the Cross! On ...

Read more

Ordination of Fr Gareth Thomas CP

Archbishop George Stack of Cardiff ordained Fr Gareth Thomas CP to the priesthood in his home parish of St Illtyd, Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil on Saturday 18 October. Fr Gareth celebrated his Mass of Thanksgiving the following day, the Feast of St Paul of the Cross. He is the first Welsh Passionist to be ordained as a ...

Read more

Final Profession of Brother Frank Trias CP

On 14 September, Frank Trias made his perpetual profession of vows at St Mungo’s Church, Glasgow. Frank, a former parishioner of St Mungo’s, joined the Passionists in 2009. After his novitiate at Tobar Mhuire, Crossgar, he studied philosophy at Allen Hall (the seminary of the Diocese of Westminster) and is now in his third year ...

Read more
Your browser is out-of-date!

Update your browser to view this website correctly. Update my browser now

×