Posts Tagged ‘good friday’

Reflections on the Cross on Good Friday

Friday, April 14th, 2017

Tweet Share Pin1 +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble Today, we – the Church Universal and the whole of humanity – come to the crossroads of history. We come to the Cross on which our Savior gave up his life as a ransom for ours so that we might have life eternal. On Good […] [Read more]

Helping to Carry the Cross

Friday, March 25th, 2016

Tweet Share257 Pin1 +11 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble On this day when we recall the Passion of our Lord, our thoughts turn also to our sisters and brothers in the birthplace of Christianity who continue to suffer the trials of violent persecution, social instability and economic hardship. To learn about how you can […] [Read more]

At the Foot of the Cross

Friday, April 3rd, 2015

Tweet Share79 Pin2 +12 Email Reddit Share Share Yum StumbleAt the Cross her station keeping, Stood the mournful Mother weeping, Close to Jesus to the last. Through her heart, His sorrow sharing, All His bitter anguish bearing, Now at length the sword has passed. O, how sad and sore distressed Was that Mother highly blest […] [Read more]

Come, Let Us Adore

Friday, April 18th, 2014

Tweet Share42 Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum StumbleWe adore you, O Christ, and we praise you. Because by your holy cross you have redeemed the world. Reflection Question: How do I show my gratitude to Jesus for his loving mercy? [Read more]

The Royal Throne of Christ the King

Friday, March 29th, 2013

Tweet Share91 Pin +12 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble In the early morning hours of Friday, while he was praying in the Garden of Gethsemane, Jesus was arrested, having been betrayed with a kiss.  When the soldiers and guards said they were looking for Jesus the Nazorean, he replied, “I am” (Jn 18:5).  He […] [Read more]

We Stand at the Foot of the Cross

Friday, April 6th, 2012

Tweet Share5 Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum StumbleCatholics all over the world are gathering on this Good Friday to step forward and stand at the foot of the cross. We come to the foot of the cross because we recognize the possibility of our redemption.  In spite of our failures, our sins, our […] [Read more]