PRAYED ON TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS

(AND SUNDAYS DURING LENT)

The Passion and death of Our Lord reveal how much God loves us.  We meditate on these mysteries asking Our Lady to help us comprehend this love and to experience its live-giving power.

THE AGONY IN THE GARDEN

Jesus went to a place called Gethsemane to pray. "My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from Me; yet, not as I will, but as You will." 

Matthew 26:36-46
Meditate on: SORROW FOR SINS

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THE SCOURGING

Then Pilate released for them Barabbas, and having scourged Jesus, delivered Him to be crucified. 

Matthew 27:26
Meditate on: PURITY

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THE CROWNING WITH THORNS

They stripped off His clothes and threw a scarlet military cloak about Him.  Weaving a crown out of thorns, they placed it on His head, and a reed in His right hand, and kneeling before Him, they mocked Him, saying, "Hail, King of the Jews." 

Matthew 27:27-31
Meditate on: MORAL COURAGE

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THE CARRYING OF THE CROSS

And when they had mocked Him, they stripped Him of the robe, and put His own clothes on Him, and led Him away to crucify Him.... They came upon a man of Cyrene, Simon by name; this man they compelled to carry His cross. 

Matthew 27:31-32
Mediate on: PATIENCE

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 THE CRUCIFIXION

And Jesus cried again with a loud voice and yielded up His spirit, and behold, the curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom and the Earth shook and the rocks were split. 

Matthew 27:50-51
Meditate on: PERSEVERANCE

 

 

CONCLUDING ROSARY PRAYERS - Hail, Holy Queen & Concluding Rosary Prayer