Last night was one of those beautiful eerie nights. I sat outside and prayed evening prayer. I contemplated this God who is ‘hiding’. It was dark. The upper layer of […]

The Prayer of the Church

Those of you whom have been participating in our retreats over the past few years know that we have incorporated the Liturgy of the Hours into specific prayer times. A […]

Covid, Lent and Spiritual Battle

Just as I was preparing this reflection on ‘Covid, Lent and Spiritual Battle’, I received an email with the following quotation from The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis: “My Dear […]

A Garden Lesson

I was reflecting on the office of reading this morning. St Leo, the great, a pope wrote about the Passion of Christ. He says, “The business of this life should […]

How Long Lord?

Such is the prayer of the author of Psalm 13. It is our prayer. Paradoxically, or tragically, it has taken a pandemic to distract us from the most recent abuse […]


Message from our Superior General Father Joachim Rego, CP to the Passionist Family

St. Corona, pray for us!

I was just doing some research on the internet and came across these interesting articles about ‘Corona’.  I found some interesting information, according to Metropole ( the patron saint of […]

Open for Prayer

Good Monday Morning, I pray that this finds your pantry full and your soul blessed. We at Holy Name Passionist Retreat center have prayerfully considered all the options for the […]

CDC Notice

We, at Holy Name Passionist Retreat Center, are actively engaging in the recommendations of the CDC (Center for Disease Control) for community mitigation precautions. We are: Daily disinfecting all kitchen […]