JESUS DIES ON THE CROSS

JESUS DIES ON THE CROSS “• On the uppermost part of the Cross the reason for the sentence is written: “Jesus of Nazareth King of the Jews” (Jn 19:19). And all who pass by insult him and jeer at him. “If he is the king of Israel, let him come down here and now from…

OUR LORD’S WAY, OUR WAY, IS THE WAY OF THE CROSS.

OUR LORD’S WAY, OUR WAY, IS THE WAY OF THE CROSS. A Pope Francis recently said in a tweet, “anyone who flees from the Cross is not a true Christian.” Let us resolve to follow Our Lord faithfully, without being afraid of His Cross. CSFH PHOTO

JESUS TAKES UP HIS CROSS

JESUS TAKES UP HIS CROSS “Outside the city, to the north-west of Jerusalem, there is a little hill: Golgotha is its name in Aramaic; locus Calvariae, in Latin: the place of skulls or Calvary. Offering no resistance, Jesus gives himself up to the execution of the sentence. He is to be spared nothing, and upon…

FIND REFUGE IN JESUS’ MOST LOVING HEART…

FIND REFUGE IN JESUS’ MOST LOVING HEART… From noon onward, darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon. And about three o’clock Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?” which means, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” Mt 27:45-46 “There is a false asceticism which…

MY PEOPLE, WHAT I HAVE DONE TO YOU…

MY PEOPLE, WHAT HAVE I DONE TO YOU? OR HOW HAVE I GRIEVED YOU? ANSWER ME! Because I led you out of the land of Egypt,  you have prepared a Cross for your Savior.  Because I led you out through the desert forty years and fed you with manna and brought you into a land…

ST. BASIL: TO IMITATE CHRIST’S DEATH IS TO BEGIN A NEW LIFE.

HOLY WEEK READING:  BY ONE DEATH AND RESURRECTION THE WORLD WAS SAVED (ST. BASIL THE GREAT) When mankind was estranged from him by disobedience, God our Saviour made a plan for raising us from our fall and restoring us to friendship with himself. According to this plan Christ came in the flesh, he showed us…

LET US LOVINGLY CONTEMPLATE OUR LORD’S PASSION.

LET US LOVINGLY CONTEMPLATE OUR LORD’S PASSION. “During this week which Christians traditionally call Holy Week, we are given another chance to reflect on and to relive the last hours of Jesus’ life (St. Josemaria).” Let us contemplate Jesus Christ in his immeasurable suffering and follow him along the difficult path he is now treading….

WHY IS HOLY WEEK CALLED “HOLY”?

HOLY WEEK: WHY IS IT CALLED “HOLY”? Dear brethren in Christ, here you have an infographic which explains why the most important week in the liturgical year is called “holy”. It is called as such as it commemorates the patent demonstration and summit of Our Lord’s Holiest and Immense Love for the entire humanity, a…

SOME TIPS TO LIVE THE HOLY WEEK…

SOME TIPS ON HOW TO LIVE THE HOLY WEEK Summary vid + full text. Dear brethren in Christ, as we approach the Holy Week during which we celebrate the Holy and Boundless Love of Our Lord Jesus Christ shown through His Passion, Death and Resurrection, we all want to take advantage of these days to…