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    03/28/2015 5:22:43 PM PDT · by Salvation · 13 replies ^ | ROME, 3 APRIL 2015 | LED BY HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS
    GOOD FRIDAYPASSION OF THE LORDWAY OF THE CROSS LED BY HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCISCOLOSSEUMROME, 3 APRIL 2015THE CROSS,RADIANT CULMINATIONOF GOD’S PROTECTIVE LOVE We too are called, in love, to be protectorsMEDITATIONSby H.E. Msgr. Renato CortiEmeritus Bishop of Novara [English, French, Italian, Portuguese] INTRODUCTIONIt was 19 March 2013. Pope Francis had been elected just a few days before. He preached on Saint Joseph, the “protector” of Mary and Jesus[1], as a model of discretion, humility, silence, abiding presence and complete fidelity.The present Way of the Cross will make constant reference to the gift of our being “protected” by God’s love, particularly...

    04/15/2014 8:27:27 PM PDT · by Salvation · 8 replies ^ | 04-16-14 | Msgr. Giancarlo Maria Bregantini, Archbishop of Campobasso-Boiano
    WAY OF THE CROSSAT THE COLOSSEUMLED BY THE HOLY FATHERPOPE FRANCISGOOD FRIDAY Rome, 18 April 2014 “The Face of Christ,the Face of Man”MEDITATIONS by H.E. Msgr. Giancarlo Maria Bregantini,Archbishop of Campobasso-Boiano  INTRODUCTIONHe who saw this has testified so that you also may believe. His testimony is true, and he knows that he tells the truth. These things occurred so that the Scripture might be fulfilled: “None of his bones shall be broken”. And again another passage of Scripture says: “They will look on the one whom they have pierced” (Jn 19:35-37).Loving Jesus, you went up to Golgotha without hesitation, in...
  • Pope Francis Via Crucis at the Colosseum: full text of meditations

    03/26/2013 5:26:22 PM PDT · by Salvation · 7 replies ^ | March 26, 2013 | Lebanese young people
    Pope Francis Via Crucis at the Colosseum: full text of meditations CWN - March 26, 2013The Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff has released the meditations for the Way of the Cross at which Pope Francis will preside. The Way of the Cross will take place on Good Friday evening in the Colosseum. The meditations on the 14 traditional stations were prepared by Lebanese youth under the direction of Cardinal Bchara Boutros Ra, the patriarch of the Maronite Catholic Church. The meditations include illustrations by a 19th-century Palestinian Franciscan artist.
  • Catholic Word of the Day: VIA DOLOROSA, 03-29-12

    03/29/2012 8:55:16 AM PDT · by Salvation · 3 replies ^ | 03-29-12 | Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary
    Featured Term (selected at random):VIA DOLOROSA The Sorrowful Way. The route, according to tradition, which Jesus followed walking from Pilate's court to Calbary. It is a steep, narrow street that pilgrims traverse in meditating on the incidents that culminated in the Crucifixion. The Stations of the Cross are marked on buildings along the route to dramatize the events for those who walk in these sacred processions. All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, Eternal Life. Used with permission.
  • Lists Every Catholic Should be Familiar With: The 14 Stations of the Cross

    08/19/2010 9:32:06 AM PDT · by Salvation · 17 replies ^ | Not given |
    Lists Every Catholic Should be Familiar With Jump to: The 7 Sacraments (The Holy Mysteries)The 7 Corporal Works of MercyThe 7 Spiritual Works of MercyThe 3 Eminent Good WorksThe 7 Gifts of the Holy Ghost (& the Charismata)The 12 Fruits of the Holy GhostThe 3 Theological VirtuesThe 4 Cardinal VirtuesThe 7 Capital Sins & Their Contrary VirtuesThe 6 Sins Against the Holy GhostThe 4 Sins That Cry Out to HeavenThe 3 Conditions of Mortal SinThe 9 Ways We Participate in Others' SinsThe 10 CommandmentsThe 2 Greatest CommandmentsThe 3 Evangelical CounselsThe 6 Precepts of the ChurchThe Holy Days of Obligation (English)The...
  • Stations of the Cross

    04/01/2009 11:57:49 PM PDT · by Salvation · 21 replies · 1,107+ views
    St. Jude Catholic Church ^ | not given | St. Jude Parish
    Station I Jesus is Condemned to Death Kneel Presider: We adore you, O Christ, and we praise you. All: Because by your holy cross you have redeemed the world. Arise Presider: Leaving the house of Caiaphas where he had been blasphemed, and the house of Herod where he had been mocked, Jesus is dragged before Pilate, his back torn with scourges, his head crowned with thorns; and he who on the last day will judge the living and the dead, is himself condemned to a shameful death. ...
  • Biblicist Penned Text for (2007) Way of the Cross

    02/23/2007 7:00:50 PM PST · by NYer · 4 replies · 323+ views
    Zenit News Agency ^ | February 23, 2007
    VATICAN CITY, FEB. 23, 2007 ( The text for this Good Friday's Way of the Cross at the Colosseum has been written by Monsignor Gianfranco Ravasi, an Italian biblicist. The news was published in a press statement sent by the Vatican Publishing House. The text will guide the meditation of tens of thousands of pilgrims, who will participate in the ceremony on Good Friday. Benedict XVI will preside. Gianfranco Ravasi was born in 1942, and was ordained a priest of the Diocese of Milan in 1966. He is prefect of Milan's Ambrosian Library, a professor of biblical exegesis at the...

    04/13/2006 4:48:58 PM PDT · by MILESJESU · 4 replies · 295+ views
    Way of the Cross" at Colosseum (Part 2) Text Prepared by Archbishop Comastri VATICAN CITY, APRIL 13, 2006 ( Here is the second part of the translation of the meditations prepared for Good Friday's Stations of the Cross at the Roman Colosseum. Benedict XVI will preside over the event. The Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff released the translation. Part 1 appeared Wednesday. * * * Way of the Cross at the Colosseum Led by Benedict XVI Good Friday 2006 Meditations and Prayers Composed by Archbishop Angelo Comastri, Vicar General of His Holiness for Vatican City, President...
  • Way of the Cross to Focus on Loss of Sense of Sin (Pope prepares for Holy Week)

    04/06/2006 6:16:07 PM PDT · by NYer · 8 replies · 532+ views
    Zenit News Agency ^ | August 6, 2006
    VATICAN CITY, APRIL 6, 2006 ( The loss of the sense of sin and its consequences for humanity will be central themes of the text of this Good Friday's Way of the Cross at the Colosseum. The text for the Stations of the Cross this year has been written by Archbishop Angelo Comastri, the Pope's vicar for Vatican City. Vatican sources told ZENIT that the meditations for each of the 14 Stations that Jesus went through in his passion will be published in a volume by the Vatican Publishing House, beginning April 11. These texts will guide the meditation of...
  • Groups Outraged by Mel Gibson's Crucifixion Parade (Aussies nix Pell's Invite)

    08/25/2005 10:29:33 AM PDT · by NYer · 53 replies · 828+ views
    NewsMax ^ | August 24, 2005
    Some of the most vehement critics of Mel Gibson's blockbuster film "The Passion of the Christ" are trying to rain on Mel Gibson's parade. As reported August 6, Mel Gibson has been asked by Australia's Archbishop George Pell to recreate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in the streets of Sydney during Pope Benedict XVI's visit there in 2008 - should that city be selected to host World Youth Day. According to reports the crucifixion re-enactment - similar to scenes from Gibson's hugely successful film "The Passion of the Christ" - would begin with the Last Supper staged at Sydney's...
  • All About Lent

    02/28/2003 9:18:20 PM PST · by Salvation · 36 replies · 7,368+ views
    EWTN ^ | 1996 | James Akin
    ALL ABOUT LENT James Akin Q: What is Lent? A: Lent is the forty day period before Easter, excluding Sundays, which begins on Ash Wednesday and ends on Holy Saturday (the day before Easter Sunday). [This traditional ennumeration does not precisely coincide with the calendar according to the liturgical reform. In order to give special prominence to the Sacred Triduum (Mass of the Lord's Supper, Good Friday, Easter Vigil) the current calendar counts Lent as only from Ash Wednesday to Holy Thursday, up to the Mass of the Lord's Supper. Even so, Lenten practices are properly maintained up to...