The Seven Seven
Last Words of Jesus

crucified Christ


For each of the seven words you will find here,

  1. a list of links to resources available online that can help better understand and meditate on each word;
  2. separate printable sheets with short excerpts from various online resources: prayers, homilies, commentaries, meditations, images...
  3.  Also provided is a prayer/meditation on the seven last words of Jesus. For individual or group reflection/prayer. Please feel free to adapt it to your needs.

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

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

crucifixIt is accomplished.

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

crucifixEli, Eli, lama sabachthani? ...My God, my God, why have You deserted Me?jesus with crown of thorns

crucifixI am thirsty.

crucifixFather, into Your hands I commit My spirit.