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Movie the Passion of the Christ Will you watch it Good Friday?

Posted on 04/13/2006 5:09:12 PM PDT by Rosary

On this Holy Thursday EvE, will anyone before Easter-be watching the Passion of the Christ? In loving memory of Jesus Christ ,true God and true Man-Out of love for mankind He allowed this suffering to open Heaven's Gate, by the will of the Father.

We adore Thee O Christ and we bless Thee because by Thy most Holy Cross Thou hast redemmed the world----lest we forget!


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God bless the actors,the directors and the people who went to see it...
1 posted on 04/13/2006 5:09:13 PM PDT by Rosary
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To: Rosary
You know, I've never seen it. That sounds like a good idea.


2 posted on 04/13/2006 5:17:23 PM PDT by Viking2002 (Allah FUBAR!)
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To: Viking2002

Buy it or rent it. It's brilliant film and worth watching a few times a year, not just Easter.

3 posted on 04/13/2006 5:20:03 PM PDT by Fintan (Somebody has to post stupid & inane comments. May as well be me...)
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No, I've watched it 3 times now. The brutality of it disturbs me. I might watch it again in a couple of years, but not right now.


4 posted on 04/13/2006 5:25:40 PM PDT by micho
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To: micho

Step away to eat an egg during the violent scenes(s), enjoy the rest.


5 posted on 04/13/2006 5:43:18 PM PDT by monkapotamus
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To: Rosary

I own it, but I won't be able to view it tomorrow night - I'll be at a Good Friday Service.


6 posted on 04/13/2006 7:43:12 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN - 3rd Bn. Fifth Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle!)
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To: Rosary

Have not seen it an don't have any desire to see it. It is a violent movie, has no spoken english words, and I already know the ending.


7 posted on 04/13/2006 7:46:27 PM PDT by TruthWillWin
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To: Rosary

Maybe I will. I have not seen my DVD in awhile.


8 posted on 04/13/2006 7:57:16 PM PDT by buckeyesrule (It is baseball season!!!!!!)
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To: Rosary
We've watched The Passion On Good Friday for the past couple of years and have long had a family tradition of playing the complete Mozart's 'Requiem'.

For anyone unfamiliar with same, here's and excerpt from likely it's best known passage: Sequenz ~ VI Lacrimosa
9 posted on 04/13/2006 8:12:38 PM PDT by GMMAC (Discover Canada governed by Conservatives: www.CanadianAlly.com)
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To: Rosary; buckeyesrule; monkapotamus; Viking2002
Showtime

Academy Award Winning Director Mel Gibson presents The Passion of The Christ a film about the last twelve hours of Jesus of Nazareth’s life. The film begins in the Garden of Gethsemane where Jesus has gone to pray after the Last Supper. Jesus resists Satan’s temptations. Betrayed by Judas Iscariot, Jesus is then arrested and taken within the city walls of Jerusalem where leaders of the Pharisees confront him with accusations of blasphemy and his trial results in a condemnation to death.

UPCOMING AIRDATES: (all times ET/PT)
Showtime - Sat.    9:00 PM

Showtime Too - Mon. 9:00 PM

 

10 posted on 04/13/2006 8:20:06 PM PDT by txroadkill (Don't believe what the MSM says until it has been check out by Howlin & Buckhead!)
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To: Rosary
On this Holy Thursday EvE Maundy Thursday, will anyone before Easter-be watching the Passion of the Christ?

On Good Friday, certainly.

And remembering the first time I saw it...

11 posted on 04/13/2006 9:01:24 PM PDT by sionnsar (†trad-anglican.faithweb.com† | Iran Azadi 2006 | 5yst3m 0wn3d - it's N0t Y0urs (SONY))
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To: Rosary

It breaks my heart just to know what was done to Jesus. This year has been exceptionally humbling for me. We had a small communion service and a foot washing tonight and I was over come like never befor.

The weight of His sacrifice is overwhelming. I dont think that I would be able to make it through the movie.

(Some tough guy, huh?)


12 posted on 04/13/2006 9:07:50 PM PDT by Delta 21 ( MKC USCG - ret)
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To: Delta 21
(Some tough guy, huh?)

Sometimes being the tough guy isn't the best thing...

13 posted on 04/13/2006 9:09:30 PM PDT by sionnsar (†trad-anglican.faithweb.com† | Iran Azadi 2006 | 5yst3m 0wn3d - it's N0t Y0urs (SONY))
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To: Viking2002
You know, I've never seen it. That sounds like a good idea.

Didn't much like it myself. It had all of the pain and none of the grace.

14 posted on 04/13/2006 9:10:46 PM PDT by Zeroisanumber
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To: Zeroisanumber

I agree. The Book was better than the movie. My opinion.


15 posted on 04/13/2006 9:12:58 PM PDT by Rushmore Rocks
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To: Rosary

I will probably watch it.


16 posted on 04/13/2006 9:30:47 PM PDT by Knitting A Conundrum (Act Justly, Love Mercy, and Walk Humbly With God Micah 6:8)
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To: sionnsar

It only took me 20 or so years to figure that out.


17 posted on 04/13/2006 9:31:39 PM PDT by Delta 21 ( MKC USCG - ret)
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To: Rosary

No. In our home, we remember the Lord's Glorification, not His murder.


18 posted on 04/13/2006 9:39:59 PM PDT by DaveMSmith (All religion is of life, and a life of religion is to do good.)
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To: Rosary

Yes I will if the library is open.


19 posted on 04/13/2006 9:40:26 PM PDT by cyborg (I just love that man.)
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To: Rosary

Maybe Sunday, after Shabbat.


20 posted on 04/13/2006 10:32:54 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: Rosary

The year this movie came out I took off work Ash Wednesday to view the film with my teenage daughter. During Lent she was admitted to the hospital, underwent emergency surgery, and almost died. She spent Easter Sunday in the hospital. Her stay totalled an entire month. It was a very trying Lent for all of us, but especially her.

I bought the DVD, but have not viewed the movie since its opening day. I can't watch it on Good Friday, but intend to see it on Holy Saturday.


21 posted on 04/14/2006 2:31:39 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Build the fence. Sí, Se Puede!)
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To: Rosary

NO!


22 posted on 04/14/2006 3:02:53 AM PDT by John 6.66=Mark of the Beast?
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To: Rosary

Watched it after the Holy Thursday Mass. After all, the repose of the Lord in an alternate location represents His praying in the Garden...that's where the movie starts up, so it is appropriate.

Definitely puts one in the mood for the events of today.


23 posted on 04/14/2006 3:32:40 AM PDT by markomalley (Vivat Iesus!)
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To: markomalley

We finally bought the DVD this week. I watched part of it on Sunday night and finished it last night to put myself in the proper spirit for today. I prefer to not watch the entire movie in one sitting. As a man, this has got to be the only movie that has ever made me cry...for good reason, though.

A holy Good Friday to you and everyone.


24 posted on 04/14/2006 4:33:44 AM PDT by jrny
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To: Rosary

I'm doing Stations of the Cross and then Veneration of the Cross from noon to 3:00 and then The Good Friday Passion Service tonight at 7:00. Somewhere in between I plan to view 'The Passion'.


25 posted on 04/14/2006 5:41:44 AM PDT by pgkdan
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To: Rosary

Good idea for this, Good Friday!


26 posted on 04/14/2006 7:47:42 AM PDT by Mrs. Darla Ruth Schwerin
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To: DaveMSmith
Never mind. After receiving communion today, my wife wanted to rent or buy the DVD. Ended up renting at the 'other' video store in town.
27 posted on 04/14/2006 5:59:02 PM PDT by DaveMSmith (All religion is of life, and a life of religion is to do good.)
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To: Knitting A Conundrum

I'd like to thank everyone who wrote, and add:

The Passion was grace,to suffer,the Passion is Easter..

God bless all of you Amen


28 posted on 04/15/2006 8:28:53 AM PDT by Rosary (Pray the rosary daily,wear the Brown scapular)
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