Tag Archives: Atonement

It’s Friday: Mater Dolorosa

It has been pointed out to me that I haven’t posted anything of my own in quite some time. It’s true, and I’ve been aware of it. (I actually have a number of half written things and ideas, I just … Continue reading

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It’s Friday: Tree of Jesus, Gate of Paradise

“And wonder not that the whole world was ransomed; for it was no mere man, but the only-begotten Son of God, who died on its behalf. Moreover one man’s sin, even Adam’s, had power to bring death to the world; … Continue reading

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It’s Friday: The Cross Stands Still

Stat Crux Dum Volvitur Orbis The Cross Stands Still and the World Turns Round It –Motto of the Carthusian order    

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It’s Friday: The Ladder

“Apart from the cross, there is no other ladder by which we may get to heaven.” -St. Rose of Lima    

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This Friday

Today is the day on which, HE who hung the stars in the heavens; HE who hung the planets in their orbits; HE who hung the earth upon the waters is himself hung on a tree. I encourage you to … Continue reading

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The Seventh Penitential Psalm

The Seventh Penitential Psalm is psalm 142 (143) Domine, exaudi. Hear my prayer, O Lord, and consider my desire; hearken unto me for thy truth and righteousness’ sake. And enter not into judgement with thy servant; for in thy sight … Continue reading

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It’s Friday: He Willingly Embraced the Cross

When our divine Savior beheld the cross, He most willingly stretched out His bleeding arms, lovingly embraced it, and tenderly kissed it, and placing it on His bruised shoulders, He, although almost exhausted, joyfully carried it.  O my Jesus, I … Continue reading

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