It is sad to see that face pressed against the earth, it hurts to see the anguish that weighs upon his heart. Identity check: “Who are you”. He knew that the cross was the only way to penetrate the hidden depths of man; a violent death, the one means of entering gently into our hearts. “Let him be crucified” (Mt 27,22). Lord Jesus, As soon as Jesus glances at Peter the Apostle recognizes his grievous error. Just as the pious women went early to the tomb The way of the cross winds from inside the Colosseum to the slopes of the Palatine. R.Quia per sanctam crucem tuam redemisti mundum. We adore you, O Christ, and we bless you. Could it be that the Father has abandoned him? Thank you, Jesus, As we share in Christ’s passion, may we come at last with him to the glory of your Kingdom. to you be praise and glory 2020. Help us to be silent within today and for ages unending. To our eyes, it seems the symbol of paradox and contradiction. And immediately the cock crowed a second time. R.Quia per sanctam crucem tuam redemisti mundum. In the final moment, just like us, Jesus is powerless, overcome by anguish. Now the chief priests and the whole council sought testimony against Jesus to put him to death; but they found none. and be your witness in the Eucharistic tabernacle We suffer with you because people are blind and deaf to your message of salvation. Via Crucis Via Crucis. Place us deep within this mystery of love Powered by WordPress and the Designfolio Theme. with whom you are perfectly one, Via Crucis Il nostro vanto è nella croce di Ges ù Rito ... HOME benvenuti | liturgia | bibbia | voci dal deserto | immagini & webcam | chiese locali | testi & documenti| pensieri. Thank you, Jesus, with the strength that flows from your Cross. of every grace and beauty, We adore you, O Christ, and we bless you. How many seek him amid mockery and torture? shines brightly in the hour of darkness, Out of love he allows himself to be crucified; in love human suffering acquires saving power. To you, Jesus, YOUR FEEDBACK: Would you like to … Give us a spirit of service and sacrifice, Because by your holy cross you have redeemed the world. At the conclusion of his Address His Holiness imparts his Apostolic Blessing. Remember Jerusalem, blessed by your love, Paikalla on myös näyttelijöitä Via Crucis -pääsiäis-vaelluksesta kertomassa pitkäperjantain tapahtu- A little while ago, Peter was boasting: Even if everyone runs away, I shall remain. of eternal life and eternal love with the eternal Light and the eternal Love, And they began to salute him: “Hail, King of the Jews!” And they struck his head with a reed, and spat upon him, and they knelt down in homage to him. Alla pagina dedicata alle celebrazioni liturgiche quaresimali sono stati aggiunti due schemi celebrativi particolarmente indicati per l’anno della Misericordia: una celebrazione penitenziale e una via crucis. And Peter remembered how Jesus had said to him: “Before the cock crows twice, you will deny me three times”. who faces the moment of death. When we go astray, be our sure guide, R. Both now and for ever. By your sacrifice you taught us to break the cycle of violence. to the criminal who spoke to you from the cross the promise of our resurrection. The friends he chose for company are asleep, the same ones who promised: We shall always be with you, Jesus. Back to News. in our divisions, the bitter fruit of sin, Each year the Holy Father invites people of various nationalities and different Churches or Ecclesial Communities to compose the meditations of the Way of the Cross. you let yourself fall onto Because by your holy Cross you have redeemed the world. especially the tears of those who, like your Mother, R.Quia per sanctam crucem tuam redemisti mundum. As soon as the Disciple traitor fell from the tree, These are the stations of the cross that are there as you approach the top of the mountain. grant that we may see in the folly of the Cross 9. PRAYER R.Quia per sanctam crucem tuam redemisti mundum. to justify the wrong that they have done. This is not out of any sense of pity: they must keep to the scheduled time of execution. that is in every person: teach us to forgive LIVE Auction Read More . the capacity for good and evil with the scents and aromas of our poor love. Attraverso il pio esercizio i … the courage and the joy to welcome you May we also learn to shed tears for our sins, We adore you, O Christ, and we bless you. to have mercy on ourselves and on others. To you, Jesus, OFFICE FOR THE LITURGICAL CELEBRATIONS Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. to the Father. This year’s meditations are novel in that they have been composed by a variety of authors: 14 journalists and communicators, lay men and women from different countries, all of whom are accredited to the Press Office of the Holy See and represent well-known press and television networks. In the hour of caprice, the Church’s duty and her boast is to tell him that he is not a number, and that every man has a right to be called by name. PRAYER the fear of others’ hate, we greet you, Jesus, the fear of fear. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. The Holy Father addresses those present. will dry all the tears that are in the world, In accepting the mystery of the Cross, he shows us true love, true justice. Then he said to the disciple: “Behold, your mother!”. The apparatus that condemns without proofs, accuses without grounds, judges without appeal, and crushes the innocent. dei Padri Carmelitani sul Monte Calpazio From the Gospel according to Mk 15,17-19. You, Jesus, were condemned though innocent: all thanks to you with the Father and the Spirit The Holy Father: Together with the King, creation too sleeps in anticipation of its reawakening. O Christ, you are the true King, yet men mocked you and gave you a crown not to adore but to deride you. in the fleetingness of time you promised paradise Let us know peace and forgiveness, and the tenderness of the Mother; show us the way to unity, From the beginning you pondered in your heart, in silence and abandonment, in peace and trust, what you saw and heard. 2020. You, wise Master of life, Suore Crocifisse Adoratrici dell’Eucarestia, Carisma Delle Suore Crocifisse Adoratrici Dell’Eucaristia, Dizionario teologico e glossario liturgico. From the Gospel according to Lk 23,27-28.31 MEDITATION The Son of God descends to the dead in order to rescue those detained by death. And when he came, he went up to him at once, and said: “Master!” And he kissed him. to share your passion and the agony of the world. Invatacion A La Reunion De Clausura 2020 Read More . On that tragic, dark night in Gethsemane, “the night when he was betrayed” (1 Cor 11,23), the Son of God, by his words and actions, awakens in us different and even conflicting emotions: we sense the richness of his spiritual dialogue with the disciples and we experience the joy of the meal taken together; we contemplate the heights of pure intentions and shudder at the cowardice of betrayal. help all who share in your sufferings Because by your holy Cross you have redeemed the world. PRAYER Grant us, O Lord, the strength and courage The struggle can last a long time, and in this garden it ends only when the Son says to the Father: “Your will be done”. and to follow you with complete trust. V.Adoramus te, Christe, et benedicimus tibi. Holy and merciful Father, grant that we may walk with faith and love along the way of the Cross. Because by your holy Cross you have redeemed the world. “If any man would come after me, Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. And from that hour the disciple took her to his own home. Women journalists have been assigned the meditations on those stations in which women – Mary, the Mother of Jesus, the women disciples who followed the Master to Calvary, the daughters of Jerusalem – are the principal actors and witnesses of various episodes of the Lord’s Passion. Mary, did you raise your hands to collect the blood running down the wood, the sap of the tree of life? to all the dispirited of the earth. grant us, in the midst of our sufferings, Never more than in the hour of his death, the most important hour in human history, has Jesus been closer to us. This past summer of 2010 I had the opportunity to visit Padre M. Domenico Fiore at the Santuario della Madonna del Granato in Capaccio, Italy. world without end. Even though he possessed the glory and the power given him by the Father, Jesus accepted a horrific death, inglorious, even shameful. of that Holy Land peace and resurrection. may become a reality in the world. V.Adoramus te, Christe, et benedicimus tibi. To us and to them grant the means to seek you, Because by your holy Cross you have redeemed the world. We adore you, O Christ, and we bless you. and the insolence of rulers, the devil rushed to draw up to his face … Each year the Christian community of Rome, together with great numbers of pilgrims from around the world, gathers with the Successor of Peter at the Colosseum on the evening of Good Friday, the liturgical memorial of the Lord’s Passion, for the traditional devotion of the Stations of the Cross. the way that leads to the inexpressible richness On arrival, every prisoner receives a number. Jesus has his hands tied, but he is free. MEDITATION V.Adoramus te, Christe, et benedicimus tibi. love of life, hope for a new world. Amid the noise of the soldiers and the crowd, the two of you lift your eyes, silently, to Christ. The justice sometimes given – blasphemy of blasphemies – in the name of the God who forgives and absolves. in defence of the oppressed, A land of encounters, faces, voices and cries. And he said: “Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom”.
And we indeed justly; for we are receiving the due reward of our deeds; but this man has done nothing wrong”. Jesus, you came to Gethsemane full of anguish Lord, have mercy on my weakness. In the pain-filled faces of the men and women of our time we have a glimpse of the face of Christ, accused, reviled, crucified. Help us to know ourselves as we really are, perseverance in following you. Jesus remains silent before the hypocrisy and arrogance of power, before the indifference of those who avoid their own responsibilities. when we shall see the love which forgives A man from the countryside came to Jerusalem on business. be honour and glory You, Jesus, are the Crucified One the fear of suffering, Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. who turn your meek face which knows no end. We adore you, O Christ, and we bless you. world without end. The cock crows for a second time, and Peter’s tears fall to the ground. Grant to the men and women To see the Italian web-site and read some of the story in as well as see more photos go to the Madonna del Granato web site. But now he hears the words of forgiveness that the Nazarene speaks to those who are crucifying him and he understands, as in a flash, of which Kingdom this “prophet” has spoken. Let us, like Peter, learn from our faults. Lord, give us a humble and contrite heart. XII Jesus on the Cross, his Mother and his Disciple, V.Adoramus te, Christe, et benedicimus tibi. They teach us about the air which they breathe, for ever and ever. Jesus, from the Cross as the price of our freedom: R.Quia per sanctam crucem tuam redemisti mundum. V. Our help is in the name of the Lord. And he said: “Abba, Father, all things are possible to you; remove this cup from me; yet not what I will, but what you will”. Clicca qui! They choose the first person they happen upon, because he seems fit enough. overcome in me give us, inconsistent as we are, that in the night of the betrayal had kissed Christ. PRAYER the earth like a grain of wheat. in the Eucharist, Via Crucis R.Amen. grant that we may contemplate your smiling face, And they crucified him, and divided his garments among them, casting lots for them, to decide what each should take. Grant that each one of us will adore you Humbled, he cries and asks God for forgiveness. R. Amen. with the Father and the Spirit, Save your lament for the days and years to come, for if they treat the Innocent One in this way, what will they do to you and your children? Your face, Jesus, Because by your holy cross you have redeemed the world. Jesus, you need but say “I am”, Now, from this seed there sprouts He knows already how far into history extends the sorrowful way that leads to the “Calvaries” of the world. Joseph of Arimathea bought a linen shroud, and taking him down, wrapped him in the linen shroud, and laid him in a tomb as the face of Master, Son and Friend: and take up his cross And when they had mocked him, they stripped him of the purple cloak, and put his own clothes on him. your face marked by fatigue: Once more the Church of Rome prepares to relive, listening to the Word, the final passage of the life of Christ: from the Garden of Olives to the tomb hewn in the Garden. Jesus, wise and all-seeing, obedient to the Father’s plan of salvation, goes to his death for the liberation of the human race. ( Log Out / ravaged by human hatred. but strive to be an instrument of solidarity MEDITATION Hear their prayer. your head lying on the wood and no sign of life We adore you, O Christ, and we bless you. PRAYER The nails pierce his flesh, but even more his spirit. R.Quia per sanctam crucem tuam redemisti mundum. That thief represents us all. Let us pray. VI Jesus is Scourged and Crowned with Thorns, V.Adoramus te, Christe, et benedicimus tibi. guided by the Church and by your Mother: The time determined by the Father must come, ( Log Out / Did your tears water the earth, where too many mothers lay their children to rest? They keep watch and pray in the night. and peace be pure and grateful praise and brutal conflict between men, that transforms into moments of grace nailed to the wood for love for us, Save yourself and us!”. grant that the crosses of all those who, like you, Give them what you have given us: Your Kingdom is not of this world, but we humans look for honour, power, success, wealth: a world without suffering. To proclaim one’s own identity and one’s faith are acts sometimes punishable by death. by your gentleness, for having made the cross,