The Stations of the Cross, also known as the Way of the Cross, is normally prayed each Friday during Lent. In this prayer, fourteen traditional events in the. as an act of solitary prayer. Your family may choose to meditate on the Stations of the Cross together; praying, reflecting and discussing all the stations in one. Given in the College Chapel, Terenure College,. Good Friday, Written by Patrick J. Breen, musicmarkup.info Prayers are taken from the Stations of the Cross in the.
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First Station. Jesus Is Condemned to Death. V. We adore Thee, O Christ, and we praise Thee. R. Because by Thy holy Cross,. Thou hast redeemed the world. The First Station. Pilate condemns Jesus to die. Priest: We adore You, O Christ, and we praise You. (Genuflect). People: Because, by Your holy cross, You have. ABOUT THESE STATIONS: The Stations of the Cross for. Our Times have been devised by the Faith Development. Services Team at the request of the Vicars.
One who is compassionate, shares the sorrows - com means with and passion means strong feeling. This Stations booklet has the exact same prayers that adults use so it can be printed for adults. Alphonsus Liguori. You can also listen to it for free on their site or make a donation on the order page.
Even better, the words are printed on the order page, too.
It's nice to read along with a priest reading the Stations. Father and the school children say and answer the Stations of the Cross prayers and sing the Stabat Mater. It's very nice for those of us who have a devotion to the Stations, especially during Lent; yet who cannot go to the Friday services. If you click on the lyrics link you can see the words to the Stations prayers as Father reads them or you can use our printable Stations of the Cross booklet. Listening to this recording is super good if you cannot make it to Stations at church.
Little ones love to snuggle on the couch with you to listen to Father lead the prayers. If they're older, they love to "make the Stations" around the room as they listen. Read it, listen to it, order it, and make a donation to the school if you can. You can also share it on your site as we are doing. Print double sided. For the other coloring pages on this page, it is nice to have all the coloring pages in one file to make it easier to print them in booklet form.
It's not a complete Way of the Cross, but it is a handier format for printing as a booklet. We've put the coloring pages together in one download so that you can use the booklet setting on you printer.
Simply print double sided and staple in a half booklet. Some have truly beautiful art. Many of these are tracings from a s and s catechism series or stained glass windows. Little ones love to snuggle on the couch with you to listen to Father lead the prayers.
If they're older, they love to "make the Stations" around the room as they listen. Read it, listen to it, order it, and make a donation to the school if you can.
You can also share it on your site as we are doing. For the other coloring pages on this page, it is nice to have all the coloring pages in one file to make it easier to print them in booklet form.
It's not a complete Way of the Cross, but it is a handier format for printing as a booklet.
We've put the coloring pages together in one download so that you can use the booklet setting on you printer. Simply print double sided and staple in a half booklet. Some have truly beautiful art. Many of these are tracings from a s and s catechism series or stained glass windows.
They tell the story of Holy Week in a beautiful way. There's nothing like knowing the depths of Jesus' suffering in His Passion and Death while making a good Lent to make Easter a much brighter and happier day! The better one's Lent, the better one's Easter joy! The Stations of the Cross pictures print at Monarch size, or half size, and the extra pictures print at 8. When we think of the Stations of the Cross , we often think they cover all of Jesus' sufferings.
After the Last Supper, Jesus started His night of praying and suffering. The next three coloring pages are of Jesus in the Garden of Olives.
These pictures cover His agony before the actual Stations began. Do you miss the days when Father used to lead the Stations at Church? Enjoy listening to Fr. Young pray while you read the prayers below. Pardon me, my God, and permit me to accompany Thee on this journey.
Thou goest to die for love of me; I wish also, my beloved Redeemer, to die for love of Thee. My Jesus, I will live and die always united to Thee.
Consider how Jesus, after having been scourged and crowned with thorns, was unjustly condemned by Pilate to die on the Cross. My adorable Jesus, it was not Pilate, no, it was my sins that condemned Thee to die. I beseech Thee, by the merits of this sorrowful journey, to assist my soul in its journey towards eternity. I love Thee, my beloved Jesus; I repent with my whole heart for having offended Thee. Never permit me to separate myself from Thee again. Grant that I may love Thee always; and then do with me what Thou wilt.
Consider how Jesus, in making this journey with the Cross on His shoulders thought of us, and for us offered to His Father the death He was about to undergo. My most beloved Jesus, I embrace all the tribulations Thou hast destined for me until death.
I beseech Thee, by the merits of the pain Thou didst suffer in carrying Thy Cross, to give me the necessary help to carry mine with perfect patience and resignation. I love Thee, Jesus my love; I repent of having offended Thee. Consider this first fall of Jesus under His Cross. His flesh was torn by the scourges, His head crowned with thorns, and He had lost a great quantity of blood. He was so weakened that he could scarcely walk, and yet he had to carry this great load upon His shoulders.
The soldiers struck Him rudely, and thus He fell several times in His journey. My beloved Jesus, it is not the weight of the Cross, but my sins, which have made Thee suffer so much pain.
Ah, by the merits of this first fall, deliver me from the misfortune of falling into mortal sin. Consider the meeting of the Son and the Mother, which took place on this journey.
Jesus and Mary looked at each other, and their looks became as so many arrows to wound those hearts which loved each other so tenderly. My most loving Jesus, by the sorrow Thou didst experience in this meeting, grant me the grace of a truly devoted love for Thy most holy Mother. And thou, my Queen, who wast overwhelmed with sorrow, obtain for me by thy intercession a continual and tender remembrance of the Passion of thy Son.
I love Thee, Jesus my love; I repent of ever having offended Thee. Never permit me to offend Thee again. Consider how the Jews, seeing that at each step Jesus from weakness was on the point of expiring, and fearing that He would die on the way, when they wished Him to die the ignominious death of the Cross, constrained Simon the Cyrenian to carry the Cross behind our Lord. I accept in particular the death Thou hast destined for me; with all the pains that may accompany it; I unite it to Thy death, I offer it to Thee.
Thou hast died for love of me; I will die for love of Thee, and to please Thee. Help me by Thy grace. Consider how the holy woman named Veronica, seeing Jesus so afflicted, and His face bathed in sweat and blood, presented Him with a towel, with which He wiped His adorable face, leaving on it the impression of His holy countenance.
My most beloved Jesus, Thy face was beautiful before, but in this journey it has lost all its beauty, and wounds and blood have disfigured it. Alas, my soul also was once beautiful, when it received Thy grace in Baptism; but I have disfigured it since by my sins; Thou alone, my Redeemer, canst restore it to its former beauty.
Do this by Thy Passion, O Jesus. I repent of having offended Thee. Consider the second fall of Jesus under the Cross -- a fall which renews the pain of all the wounds of the head and members of our afflicted Lord.
My most gentle Jesus, how many times Thou hast pardoned me, and how many times have I fallen again, and begun again to offend Thee! Oh, by the merits of this new fall, give me the necessary help to persevere in Thy grace until death. Grant that in all temptations which assail me I may always commend myself to Thee.
Consider how those women wept with compassion at seeing Jesus in such a pitiable state, streaming with blood, as He walked along. But Jesus said to them: Weep not for Me, but for your children.
My Jesus, laden with sorrows, I weep for the offences I have committed against Thee, because of the pains they have deserved, and still more because of the displeasure they have caused Thee, who hast loved me so much. It is Thy love, more than the fear of hell, which causes me to weep for my sins.
Consider the third fall of Jesus Christ. His weakness was extreme, and the cruelty of His executioners was excessive, who tried to hasten His steps when He had scarcely strength to move.
Ah, my outraged Jesus, by the merits of the weakness Thou didst suffer in going to Calvary, give me strength sufficient to conquer all human respect, and all my wicked passions, which have led me to despise Thy friendship. I love Thee, Jesus my love, with my whole heart; I repent of having offended Thee. O, thou Mother, fount of love,. Consider the violence with which the executioners stripped Jesus. His inner garments adhered to His torn flesh, and they dragged them off so roughly that the skin came with them.
Compassionate your Savior thus cruelly treated, and say to Him:. My innocent Jesus, by the merits of the torment Thou hast felt, help me to strip myself of all affection to things of earth, in order that I may place all my love in Thee, who art so worthy of my love. Consider how Jesus, after being thrown on the Cross extended His hands, and offered to His Eternal Father the sacrifice of His death for our salvation.
These barbarians fastened Him with nails, and then, raising the Cross, allowed Him to die with anguish on this infamous gibbet.
My Jesus! I love Thee more than myself; I repent of having offended Thee. Consider how thy Jesus, after three hours' Agony on the Cross, consumed at length with anguish, abandons Himself to the weight of His body, bows His head, and dies. O my dying Jesus, I kiss devoutly the Cross on which Thou didst die for love of me. I have merited by my sins to die a miserable death; but Thy death is my hope. Ah, by the merits of Thy death, give me grace to die, embracing Thy feet, and burning with love for Thee.
I yield my soul into Thy hands. I love Thee with my whole heart; I repent of ever having offended Thee. Consider how, after the death of our Lord, two of His disciples, Joseph and Nicodemus, took Him down from the Cross, and placed Him in the arms of His afflicted Mother, who received Him with unutterable tenderness, and pressed Him to her bosom.
O Mother of sorrow, for the love of this Son, accept me for thy servant, and pray to Him for me.
I love Thee, my Jesus, and I repent of ever having offended Thee. Consider how the disciples carried the body of Jesus to bury it, accompanied by His holy Mother, who arranged it in the sepulchre with her own hands. They then closed the tomb, and all withdrew. Oh, my buried Jesus, I kiss the stone that encloses Thee.