into his wrists.
|If you are the Son of God save youself and us!!|
in agony on the Cross?
|Emperor Constantine and his mother St. Helena|
holding the true cross
|St. Francis of Assisi bore the 'stigmata'|
the marks of Christ in his hands
|St. Therese of Liseaux|
|Blessed Pope John Paul II|
O Christ lifted high,
The desire of Jesus as he dies is that
V/. We adore you, O Christ, and we bless you.
It is only the devotion of the centuries that has preserved the figure of the “Pietà”, providing Christian memory with the most sorrowful image of the ineffable bond of love which blossomed in the Mother’s heart on the day of the Annunciation and ripened as she waited for the birth of her divine Son.
Jesus is laid in the tomb
“He was crucified,
praise and exaltation of the Son of God in the glory of the
of Golgotha, the Church begins the vigil of Holy Saturday.
Then the tomb, the
silent witness of the
the inner chamber
empty, the cloths on
he comes to the tomb with Peter:
Our Father . . .
V/. Blessed be the name of the Lord.
|Blessed John Paul II please pray for us |
and help us to follow Christ with our own crosses.