Seven Last Words of Jesus

Father forgive them... ~ today you will be with me in paradise ~ this is your son ~ My God, my God
I am thirsty ~ It is accomplished ~ Father, into Your hands I commit My spirit


crucifixFather, forgive them;
they do not know what they are doing.


bullet Excerpts from online resources

bullet 'Father, forgive them!' - A reflection on Luke 23:34 - A powerful reflection by William Loader

bullet "Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do." (Luke 23:34) by Kathleen Horton - Professor, Northwest Christian College

bullet "Father, Forgive Them" - Richard John Neuhaus

bullet "Father, Forgive them..." - John Paul II - General Audience — November 16, 1988

bullet Luke 23:34: "Father, Forgive Them . . . ." - Notes by T.L. Hubeart

bullet "Who Can Forgive?" - Homily of February 23, 2003 by Fr. Brian Timoney

bullet Cardinal O'Connor's Homily - Lenten Homily - A message about forgiving--ourselves as well as others--in a tense society

bullet Father, forgive them... : reflection, stories, paryer, art, music...

bullet Meditation

 

nails and cross

 

crucifix Indeed, I promise you,
today you will be with me in paradise.

bullet Excerpts from online resources

bullet Judgement: Facing the Truth about our Lives - by Glen Arcan Western Catholic Reporter Editor.

bullet "Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise." (Luke 23:43) by Ben Swagerty - Peer Minister, Newman Center

bullet Meditation

 


crucifixWoman, this is your son
...this is your mother.

bullet Excerpts from online resources

bullet Mary at the Foot of the Cross - no longer available) The text of John 19:25-27 From the New Jerusalem Bible and a photo of of Michaelangelo's Pietà. Click on the small image of the Pietà for a larger version. The page is intended as a help to meditation. This is part of the Catholic Ireland web site which contains an extensive and beautifully made section with a number of meditations on the role of Mary.

bullet Meditation

 

 

Crown of thorns

 

crucifixEli, Eli, lama sabachthani?
...My God, my God, why have You deserted Me?

bullet Excerpts from online resources

bullet Meditation

 

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I am thirsty.

bullet Excerpts from online resources

bullet "I thirst!" (John 19:28) by Stefani Catone - Pastoral Associate, Newman Center

bullet Meditation

 


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It is accomplished.

 

bullet "It is finished!" (John 19:30) - Sr. Dodi Poelzer ­ Maryknoll

bullet Meditation

 


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Father, into Your hands I commit My spirit.

 

bullet Excerpts from online resources

bullet Meditation

 

 

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