Thanks to Claire Smith for her compilation from the May 2020 Holy Cross Province News
Mater Dolorosa Passionist Retreat Center
Sierra Madre, California
When California’s Governor instituted the stay at home order for the state, Mater Dolorosa closed the retreat center to in-person gatherings. In response, Director Michael Cunningham and the retreat center staff opened their hearts and their kitchen, establishing a food ministry to feed those in need in their local community.
The National Catholic Reporter highlighted Mater Dolorosa’s food ministry in an article published on May 5, 2020. Click here to read the full article.
Holy Name Passionist Retreat Center
Holy Name retreat center was closed when the state of Texas issued a stay at home order. The retreat center produced a video to let their retreatants and the local community know that they are missed, and they are loved. Watch the video on our website.
Ministry Vision Fulfillment Team
Holy Cross Province
The Ministry Vision Fulfillment Team produced a video highlighting some of the ministerial outreach from our Passionist Family in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Watch the video on their website.
Christ the King Passionist Retreat Center...
Citrus Heights, California
During the stay at home order in California, Christ the King’s efforts and opportunities to connect with the surrounding community remain abundant. Check-in phone calls, prayer offerings and bi-weekly reflections are just some of the things being done to let everyone know the Passionist Family at Christ the King is walking together with them during this challenging time. Christ the King livestreams Mass with Jack Conley, CP, every Thursday at 9:00 am, PDT, On their Facebook page
The Passionist Earth & Spirit Center
Click here for a list of resources that the Earth and Spirit Center has created and curated for cultivating mindfulness, equanimity, and compassion during the COVID-19 pandemic.