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Website Review: Bread on the Waters

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Bread on the Waters features information and resources from the Passionist Missionaries. Unfortunately, it also features questionable commentaries and reviews, and displays a consistent liberal bias.

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First Evaluated: 07/04/2000; Last Updated: 02/04/2014

  1. Fidelity: Caution
  2. Resources: Good
  3. Useability: Excellent


  • Information about the Congregation and its founder, St. Paul of the Cross  Resources 
  • An online version of the Passionist magazine, Compassion which has not been recently updated  Resources 
  • Prayer section which offers a virtual retreat  Resources 
  • A directory of Passionist and other projects around the country which includes retreat centers, soup kitchens, parishes, etc.  Resources 
  • Section on St. Charles of Mount Argus (includes a complete book)  Resources 
  • Excellent sections on the liturgical seasons of Advent, Christmas, Lent and Easter  Resources 


  • Fidelity: Compassion magazine often has a liberal bias Example(s)
  • Fidelity: Gospel Passion commentaries cast doubt on the historical nature of the Gospels Example(s)
  • Fidelity: Includes favorable reviews of some very questionable materials Example(s)
  • Fidelity: Dissident author recommended in Online Retreat section Example(s)


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Website Established: 12/16/96
Patricia Tryon
PO Box 263
Marylhurst, OR 97036
[email protected]

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