Today is the Feast of St Paul of the Cross, founder of the Congregation of the Sacred Passion, better known as Passionists. They have a distinctive Sign, which was given to them by the Mother of Sorrows
The Passionists have active priests and cloistered nuns. There are some active sisters who have taken Paulacrucian spirituality as their own.
The Passionists (Latin: Congregatio Passionis Iesu Christi) are a Roman Catholic religious institute founded by Saint Paul of the Cross with a special emphasis on the Passion of Jesus Christ. Professed members use the initials C.P. after their names. A known symbol of the congregation is the labeled emblem of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, surmounted by a cross and is often sewn into the clothing attire of its congregants. St. Paul of the Cross wrote the rules of the Congregation in December 1720, ...
Mrs Cloisters, OP