On the weekend of June 9 – 11, sixty-five religious and laity of the Passionist family gathered at Bishop Malloy Retreat House in Jamaica, New York to celebrate and explore the engagement of laity with Passionist spirituality, mission and ministry.  This first Convocation on the Laity sponsored by St. Paul of the Cross Province (PAUL) and its Commission on the Laity and was in response to the 2014 Province Chapter Decree which established the Commission.