What are Passionist priests?

Why are the Passionists called the Passionists?

At a later point, following a spiritual revelation, Paul was inspired make the Passion the centre of the charism and spirituality of his new community, hence the official name ‘The Congregation of the Passion of Jesus Christ’.

Who started the Passionist order?

What is a Catholic Passionist?

The Passionists, formally known as the Congregation of the Passion of Jesus Christ (Latin: Congregatio Passionis Iesu Christi; abbreviated CP) are a Catholic clerical religious congregation of Pontifical Right for men founded by Saint Paul of the Cross in 1720 with a special emphasis on and devotion to the Passion of …

Are Passionists Roman Catholic?

Passionist, member of Congregation of the Passion, formally Congregation of the Discalced Clerks of the Most Holy Cross and Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ (C.P.), a religious order of men in the Roman Catholic church, founded by Paolo Francesco Danei (now known as St.

What do Passionist nuns do?

The sisters chant or recite the Divine Office in common and spend the greater part of the day in prayer and other duties of piety. They attend to the domestic work of the convent, and occupy themselves in their cells with needlework, making vestments etc.