What Is Passionists International?
Passionists International is a not-for-profit body incorporated to promote the worldwide work of the Passionist Family, especially at the United Nations.
What is the Passionist Family?
It is a network of several Religious Communities that share the vision and tradition of Paolo Daneo (1694-1775), also known as St. Paul of the Cross.
Who comprises the Passionist Family?
A coalition of Christian groups within the Roman Catholic tradition. There are religious communities, male and female, monasteries of cloistered nuns and lay organisations all sharing the Passionist spirit which is popularly known as a “ Passion for Life.”
What is the meaning of the name Passionist?
“Passion for Life” is a contemporary expression of the inclusive love of God for people of every nation, religion and race. Paolo Daneo found in the Cross of Christ an expression of love, hope and reconciliation.
What issues does Passionists International deal with?
Any work that promotes the dignity of and harmony amongst all peoples
- Working to empower women and girls
- Development among Indigenous Peoples.
- Work to address issues of poverty, development.
- Service of people suffering HIV or AIDS.
- Protection of the environment.
- Education, healthcare.
- Spiritual development
Where is Passionists International to be found?
Passionists International is to be found on all continents and in 60 countries.