Saturday, March 31, 2018
POPE FRANCIS PRAYER: WAY of the CROSS, GOOD FRIDAY
It is the proof of Your mission.
It is the final fulfillment of the revelation
and the history of salvation.The weight of Your cross frees us from all of
In You, sold, betrayed, crucified by Your own
people and those dear to you,we see our own betrayals and our own usual
In Your own feeling of abandonment,we see those abandoned by their families,by society, by attention and by solidarity.
Imprint in our heart, Lord, sentiments of
faith, hope and charity,of sorrow for our sins, and lead us to repent
for our sins that have crucified You.Lead us to transform our conversion with words into a conversion of life and works.
Crucified Jesus, strengthen in us a faith that
does not collapse in the face of temptations; awaken in us the
hope that does get lost Following the temptations of the world.Preserve in us the charity
that is not fooled by the corruption of worldliness.
Teach us that the cross is the way to the
Teach us that Good Friday is the way to the
Easter of light.
Teach us that God never forgets any of his
children,and never tires of forgiving us and embracing
us with His infinite mercy.
But also teach us to never tire of asking Him
for forgiveness and believing in the boundless mercy of the
Posted by Cardinal Roger M. Mahony: at 7:53 AM