Missionary of the Passion: James Kent Stone
A rich life of sacrifice, praise, sorrow, and joy is lived under the crucifix, and focused on the Passion of Christ.
As Christians celebrate Jesus’ Passion, death, and Resurrection, Pat McNamara focuses this week’s column on a religious community dedicated to proclaiming “Christ’s crucified love.” During the Passionists’ early years in America, one of their preeminent figures was James Kent Stone (1840-1921). Before age 30, he had been a Harvard graduate, Civil War veteran, minister, professor, and president of two colleges. One Passionist historian refers to him as “this illustrious man.” Read the rest of the story…
God bless you Mr. McNamara for featuring such a great American Passionist!