Virgin of sorrow at the cross your Jesus little child once held now crushed for sins hangs bleeding while your heart a sword is piercing…
Category: SACRED TRIDUUM
Sacred Triduum celebrates Christ’s suffering, death and resurrection. Here I show why this reveals who we are and why it is our reason to live. It opens with the evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper, remembers Jesus’ death on Good Friday, reaches its climax in the Easter Vigil (celebrating the risen Lord) and closes on Easter Sunday.
Pope John Paul II asked Cardinal Ratzinger in March 2005 to prepare the Way of The Cross meditations for Good Friday. Less than a month later Cardinal Ratzinger would be elected to the Chair of Peter. Here are those mediations along with John Paul II’s writing on the meaning of Suffering.