Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Passionist fathers and brothers...


In the good old days when they used to profess, a crown of thorns was placed atop their head.

6 comments:

Gregor said...

John, that still happens, at least in the German province. Here is a picture from last Friday: http://picasaweb.google.de/passionisten/EinkleidungBrIsidorUndBrMatthias1Mai2009?authkey=Gv1sRgCPzU16nFncid4gE&feat=embedwebsite#5332044947239123682

Anonymous said...

Hey John...what happened to the pics from Pascha in Greece? Dude...POST 'EM!

Anonymous said...

I seem to remember them wearing a large crucifix in their belt when I was a kid in the 60's.

Anonymous said...

The Passionists in the Philippines receives a crown of thorns in their profession, and they will wear it again at their death bed.

Anonymous said...

aparemtly thr belt Crucifix is no more because it is considered offensive to moslims.

Quantitative Metathesis said...

The nuns still wear it all at profession: crown of thorns, passion sign, ring, black veil, crucifix, and large cross on their shoulders. Deo gratias!