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Eugene Sue’s Epic Socialist Novel “The Mysteries of the People” (1848): “The Iron Collar” and “The Silver Cross”

Stephen Basdeo In 1848 the master of the “mysteries” novels, Eugene Sue, began the weekly serialisation of a new novel: Mysteries of the People. It was a chronicle of a proletarian family—originally the Brenn clan—and their...

Sharing the Passion of Christ: Paolo Segneri Senior SJ (1624–1694) and the Ongoing Devotion to the Passion

By Eleonora Rai,  The University of Western Australia The Holy Week is a busy period for the inhabitants of Romagnano Sesia, a village located in Piedmont, northern Italy. A theatrical representation of the Passion of Christ has taken place there,...
From: Histories of Emotion on 14 Apr 2017

A Sickness Unto Death: Julian of Norwich’s Visionary Feeling

  Julian of Norwich, as depicted in the church of Ss Andrew and Mary, Langham, Norfolk. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.By Kenneth Chong, The University of Queensland Sometime around 1370 a woman in Norwich, bedridden for six days and nights,...
From: Histories of Emotion on 3 Nov 2016

Lenten Reading: St. Thomas More's Treatise on the Passion

Two years ago, I read St. Thomas More's The Sadness of Christ during Lent; this year I have started (with the Introduction from the Yale volume) reading his Treatise on the Passion. This edition, from the Yale Complete Works of Thomas More, has not been...

Friday Chant from The Dominicans

St. Catherine Ricci compiled this canticle of the Lord's Passion. According to this site, she received it during her experiences of the Passion:Saint Catherine’s experience of the Passion of Our Lord occurred for twelve years, until she and the community...

St. David Lewis and Blessed Dominic Barberi, Missionary Priests

The National Calendar for the Catholic Church in England and Wales honors two missionaries from very different eras today. In England the memorial honors Blessed Dominic Barberi--in Wales, St. David Lewis, SJ. Like St. John Kemble and St. John Wall on...

Blessed Dominic Barberi, Pray for us!

Fr John Kearns, the Provincial of the Congregation of the Passion of Jesus Christ in England and Wales wrote on the legacy of Blessed Dominic Barberi in The Catholic Herald as the Passionists recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of the beatification...

Blessed John Henry Newman and Blessed Dominic Barberi

 Today (in England) is the memorial of Blessed Dominic Barberi, probably best known as the Italian missionary priest who received Blessed John Henry Newman into the "one true fold of Christ" as Newman always said, on October 9, 1845. This essay,...