Tag: Crucifixion

Accompany Jesus This Holy Week.

The Servants of the Lord and the Virgin of Matara (Servadoras) from the Holy Land sent us this video with photos of the Holy Places that Jesus traveled from the Last Supper, to Calvary and his burial in the Holy Sepulcher.Let us accompany Our Lord during these minutes, asking for the grace to be able

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What do the Saints Say About Complaining?

No doubt, that sometimes many of us feel we have much to complain about. As a result of our own concupiscence we often, myself included, fail to see how blessed we are in this life. As a result, the sight of God’s plan for us, to spend eternity with Him in heaven, is lost. All

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The Greatest Sin Of Our Time

This will be my last posting on Jay’s blog for sometime. I have been too ill to continue with my own, and am thankful for Jay for his soapbox. Over the past several years, I have noticed that there is ONE sin which underlines all the sins of people. This is the sin of Avoidance

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The Way of the Cross

Though harshly treated, he submitted and did not open his mouth; Like a lamb led to slaughter or a sheep silent before shearers, he did not open his mouth. (Isaiah 53:7) The most profound truth ever revealed to mankind is that Jesus Christ, the Nazarene, God and Savior died for our sins so that we

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Meditation on the Characters of the Passion of Christ

Meditation on the Characters of the Passion of Christ It can be argued that The Passion of Christ is the single most momentous event in human history. Christ so loved each of us that He was willing to suffer and die on the cross. Through Christ’s passion and death He redeemed the world and opened

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Without the Cross There is No Salvation

Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me. For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it. What profit would there be for one to gain the whole world

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The Foreboding Silence of Good Friday 

Good Friday Yet it was our pain that he bore, our sufferings he endured. We thought of him as stricken, struck down by God and afflicted, But he was pierced for our sins, crushed for our iniquity. He bore the punishment thatmakes us whole, by his wounds we were healed. We had all gone astray

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