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April 4, 2017

As before, I like to contemplate on the words of the station....

Jesus - Exhausted, Pain, Dying, Bleeding, Bruised, Example, Whipped

Falls - Stumbles, Collapses, Reopen Wounds,

Second - Again, Not the first, 

Time - Marked, Prayer, 

Pr.: We adore You, O Christ, and we prais...

April 3, 2017

As before I like to start off with contemplating each word the station...

Veronica - Compassion, Fearless, Love, Consoling

Wipes - Cleans, Cares for, Clears

Face - My Lord, Eyes, Lips, Cheeks, Nose, Adored

Jesus - Tired, Injured, Condemned, Faithful, Lord, Son of Man

Pr.: W...

April 1, 2017

As always.... I like to take a few minutes to contemplate on each word of the station

Simon - helper, drawn in, passer by, servant of God

Of - from

Cyrene - home, country, origin

Helps - aids, assists, tends to, teams with

Jesus - weak, injured, Lord, Friend, Sacrificial

Car...

March 29, 2017

As before, I like to contemplate on the words in the station...

Jesus - my Lord, Guide, Father, Truth, The Way

Meets -connects, engages, looks upon

His - belongs to, possess, 

Afflicted - Grieve, Suffering, Stricken, Hurt

Mother - Source, First Tabernacle, parent, Guide, Lo...

March 23, 2017

As before, I am going to take a moment and contemplate each word of this third station....

Jesus - Lord, Son, Brother, Friend, Counselor, Messiah

Falls - injured, weak, exhausted, pain

The - important, possessive, unique, effect

First - initial, foremost, introductory

Time...

March 21, 2017

As I have mentioned before (when i recite alone), I like to take a few mintues to contemplate each word of the station before moving forward.

Jesus - Lord, friend, Son, Savior, King

Carries - Holds, endures, heavy, hauls, takes on

HIs - possession, belongs, ownership

Cross...

March 18, 2017

Before I begin (given that I am praying the stations alone) I like to take a moment to contemplate each word of the station with a few words to also contemplate - "Jesus is condemned to death."

Jesus - Lord, Savior, Counselor, Spouse, Brother

Is - action, affirmed

Condemn...

March 16, 2017

"Because by Your holy cross You have redeemed the world." During each station of the cross we say these last words as we genuflect.  We genuflect in reverence to His glory - again, in reverence to His glory!  As I have written before - this is a deeply spiritual time f...

March 15, 2017

"This year will be different" is what I tell myself each year as I try to take my Lenten Journey deeper (or at least more successful).  This is a deeply spiritual and challenging time of year for me, and I would imagine for you too.  Each year I fail to "knock out" the...

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