Monthly Archives: April 2014

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Fifth Word – I thirst (John 19:27)

During Our Lord’s Passion, He was twice offered a drink. This first was a mixture of wine and myrrh. This Our Lord refused because it was commonly given to condemned criminals to deaden pain. His Passion and Death would have … Continue reading

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Sixth Word – It is consummated. (John 19:30)

With these three words, the Savior of this world declared that His Mission to Redeem mankind had been completed. This mission of redemption had begun in a cave in Bethlehem and now it was completed as the King of this … Continue reading

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Seventh Word – And Jesus crying with a loud voice, said: Father, into Thy Hands I commend My Spirit. And saying this, He gave up the ghost. (Luke 23:46)

As He neared the end of His Passion, suffered for our sake, Jesus delivered His final words declaring that death had not power over Him. The Master and Creator of this world could never be subject to death, for He … Continue reading

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Repentance by St. John Vianney

The following is a sermon given by St. John Vianney on the subject of repentance. I thought it would be a worthwhile follow up to yesterday’s article. “Woe is me, for I have sinned so much during my life”–Confessions of … Continue reading

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Repentance: the Forgotten Virtue

During the season of Lent, we are called to purge our souls of sin. The Church provides us with many prayers to help us accomplish this goal, including the Stations of the Cross. However, most of the modern versions of … Continue reading

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