Today is the Solemn Commemoration of the Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ. It is the Titular Feast of the Passionist Congregation. What does that mean for you and for me? It gives us the moment to celebrate what Jesus did for us. Jesus suffered, died and rose from the dead and gave us life […]
The universal church recognizes the feast day of St. Paul of the Cross on October 19th. In the United Sates, (in recognition of the Jesuit martyrs) it is transferred to October 20th. This is the letter sent to the entire Passionist Community from the Superior General, Most Rev. Joachim Rego, CP,. Every morning we post, […]
Post by Paul Wierichs.
In the name of Fathers Emmanuel, Vincent, Damian, Patrick and Brothers Gus and Ed along with myself, we wish you a Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Year. It may come as a surprise to some to learn that the actual date of Christ’s birth is unknown. December 25 was chosen by Rome around the […]
The Passionist Community of Our Lady of Florida Spiritual Center wishes you a very happy and blessed Christmas! You and your loved ones have a special remembrance in our Masses and prayers.
Today is the feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. This feast day is also the patronal feast day for the United States and therefore it’s a holy day of obligation. A little history about how this feast came about. It Originated in the seventh century and was called the “Feast of […]
October 20th is the feast day of the founder of the Passionists, St. Paul of the Cross. Here is a link to the history of St. Paul of the Cross Also, a great video about St. Paul of the Cross.
This is a very beautiful feast where we recognize and honor our Guardian Angels. St. Bernard, Abbot in 458 spoke very clearly about Angels. He tells us that they will guard you in all of your ways. And he asks us to be devoted and grateful to such great protectors and to let us return […]
St Therese is the originator of “THE LITTLE WAY”, which is the way of those who are not rich and famous, and who want to serve God their loving father through their littleness and simplicity of life. In other words she knew that she was not capable of great sacrifices, or of doing great and […]