disbut. Or wherein have I afflicted thee? Quartum Mysterium Dolorosum: Bajulatio Crucis. Endure the cross for the joy that is offered Thee, as the future author and perfector of the faith of very many. “He could find no cause in Him,” but to appease the Jews, he had Him scourged. The Sorrowful Mysteries are traditionally prayed on Tuesdays and Fridays and all Sundays during Lent. 2: "My people....", 1: I gave you saving water from the rock, Jesus suffered in many ways for you. [Philippians 4: 13] By myself I can do nothing, but by the help of Jesus I can do everything. For this, I know, is the rock on which the Church is built! [2 Timothy 1: 12] Thus the Apostle wrote, while he was in prison, suffering for Jesus Christ, into Whose hands he committed the deposit of his sufferings and of all his hopes, knowing how grateful and faithful He is to those who suffer for his love. Had He, however, not taken them upon Himself, they would have plunged us into the abyss of Hell. He gave us the perfect model of choosing God’s will over our own. Oh, by the merits of this new fall, give me the necessary help to persevere in Thy grace until death. The Sorrowful Mysteries. 33 And when they were come to the place which is called Calvary, they crucified him there; and the robbers, one on the right hand, and the other on the left. Mark 15:17 And they clothe him with purple, and platting a crown of thorns, they put it upon him. 23 And he said to all: If any man will come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me. Mary risked a lot because she had faith in God’s goodness. 48 And he that betrayed him, gave them a sign, saying: Whomsoever I shall kiss, that is he, hold him fast. Jesus’s disciples all flee, and the multitude with swords and clubs cruelly bind Him and lead Him away. Prayer Consider the meeting of the Son and the Mother, which took place on this journey. . His love for Mary now inspires him to write contemplative prayers. They have dug my hands and feet. 8 Jesus answered, I have told you that I am he. Pilate occupied himself in giving different orders to the soldiers, and the servants of the High Priests brought them some refreshments; after which Pilate, whose superstitious tendencies made him uneasy in mind, went into the inner part of his palace in order to consult his gods, and to offer them incense. My most beloved Jesus, Thy face was beautiful before, but in this journey it has lost all its beauty, and wounds and blood have disfigured it. God said to the serpent, I will put enmities between thy seed and the woman. , for the intention of the Sovereign Pontiff. 40 And there were also women looking on afar off: among whom was Mary Magdalen, and Mary the mother of James the less and of Joseph, and Salome. If, then, in that baptism of the world thus expiated and purified, he who was not in the ark of Noah could be saved by water, he who is not in the Church to which alone baptism is granted, can also now be quickened [made alive] by baptism. Nov 18, 1302Urged by faith, we are obliged to believe and to maintain that the Church is one, holy, catholic, and also apostolic. whelmed in miseries so deep, Safe in Paradise with Thee. is all I ask of thee to give. 2. After this, say the Our Father, Hail Mary and Glory Be, five times, in honor of the Passion of Jesus Christ, to gain other indulgences granted those who recite them. Secundum Mysterium Dolorosum: Flagellatio. Appearing to the three Shepherd children at the Cova Da Iria, Mary called herself “Our Lady of the Rosary” and encouraged the faithful to pray the Holy Rosary daily. 47 As he was yet speaking, behold a multitude; and he that was called Judas, one of the twelve, went before them, and drew near to Jesus, for to kiss him. All who are within [the Church] in heart are saved in the unity of the ark (ibid., 5:28[39]). I know that Thou, O Lord, hast no need of any strengthening of mine, who am myself strengthened by Thee both to be and to live; but, that this my ministry which I execute as a steward at the command of God Thy Father may be acceptable to Thee, I pray again and again.”, The Second Sorrowful Mystery: The Scourging at the Pillar His inner garments adhered to His torn flesh, and they dragged them off so roughly that the skin came with them. How to Pray the Rosary. 2: "My people....". 53 When I was daily with you in the temple, you did not stretch forth your hands against me: but this is your hour, and the power of darkness. Unam Sanctam. And Judas also, who betrayed him, stood with them. 52 But he, casting off the linen cloth, fled from them naked. Now it is clear that the will of sensuality naturally shrinks from sensible pains and bodily hurt. Here, he shares his Meditations on the Glorious Mysteries of the Rosary.ious Mysteries of the Rosary. 36 And the soldiers also mocked him, coming to him, and offering him vinegar, 37 And saying: If thou be the king of the Jews, save thyself. And him that taketh away from thee thy cloak, forbid not to take thy coat also. The Agony in the Garden. John 1:1 In the beginning was the Word: and the Word was with God: and the Word was God. Similarly, baptism will in like manner save you" [1 Peter 3:20-21]. And they, putting a sponge full of vinegar and hyssop, put it to his mouth. “No man cometh to the Father, but by Me.”, “It is consummated.” – In this He encourages, “he that shall persevere unto the end, he shall be saved.”. How often do we do what is popular rather than what is right? Grant that I may love Thee always; and then do with me what Thou wilt. Although forbidden to leave their ranks, these soldiers nevertheless did their utmost by laughter and applause to incite the cruel executioners to redouble their insults; and as public applause gives fresh energy to a comedian, so did their words of encouragement increase tenfold the cruelty of these men. As we know, these two great saints were well acquainted with each other during their lifetimes upo n earth. Depart from me, deceitful world, with thy vanities! Watch ye, and pray that ye enter not into temptation. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. By His rational will Christ willed the Divine will to be fulfilled; but not by His will of sensuality, the movement of which does not extend to the will of God—nor by His will considered as nature which regards things absolutely considered and not in relation to the Divine will. She instantly became feverish and parched with thirst, and, by morning, was speechless from the contraction of her tongue and other lips. Quae moerebat et dolebat, Most of the scriptural verses can be read in the time it takes to complete the Hail Mary prayer. mater Unigeniti! 45 Then he cometh to his disciples, and saith to them: Sleep ye now and take your rest; behold the hour is at hand, and the Son of man shall be betrayed into the hands of sinners. This was expressed by Origen, when he said, "Jesus said to Mary, Behold thy son, as if he had said, This is Jesus, Whom thou hast borne, for He who is perfected lives no more himself, but Christ lives in him. And, further, despair could only have been produced in Jesus Christ by a knowledge that He was hated by God; but how could God hate that Son Who, to obey his will, had offered Himself to satisfy for the sins of men? It is quite impossible to describe the cruel outrages which were thought of and perpetrated by these monsters under human form. O thou Mother! Then they tore off the garments of Jesus, thereby reopening all his wounds; threw over his shoulders an old scarlet mantle which barely reached his knees; dragged him to the seat prepared, and pushed him roughly down upon it, having first placed the crown of thorns upon his head. In giving us to His Mother, and her to us, He showed ultimate charity and love. henceforth I sacrifice to Thee my life, and I seek for grace to enable me, at the hour of my death, to unite the sacrifice of my life to that which Thou didst offer to God upon the Cross, and through which I hope to die in Thy grace, and, loving Thee with pure love stripped of every earthly affection, to attain to love Thee with all my powers through all eternity. For He willed in His reason that the Divine will should be fulfilled although He said that He willed something else by another will. I love Thee, O Jesus, with my whole heart; I repent of having offended Thee. Then they stripped Him and made Him wear a scarlet cloak; and having twisted some thorns into a crown, they put this on His head and placed a reed in His right hand. Of Thee Isaiah said, He came to save that which had perished. © PrayingLatin.com Copyright All Rights Reserved. Many false witnesses are brought forward, but their evidence is not in agreement. ", Eutychius writes that Jesus uttered these words with a loud voice, to make all men understand that He was the true Son of God, calling God His Father. Deus misereatur nostri, et benedicat nobis: illuminet vultum suum super nos, et misereatur nostri. Perhaps the shock and trauma would be too much for any thought—maybe sheer terror would fill our minds. St. Alphonsus' descriptions give us the heart wrenching details of the agony and suffering Jesus endured for us. “Have you no fear of God at all? Flammis ne urar succensus, How often have I joined in on the humiliation of another person? of that dying Son of thine. Thou hast thus desired to suffer for me; and I, when my sufferings at all increase, become so impatient that I am insupportable both to others and to myself. For the angel could not affect the inner mind of Christ, nor immediately change His inner powers. No man cometh to the Father, but by me. Then He came back to the disciples and said to them,“You can sleep on now and take your rest. John 19:23 The soldiers therefore, when they had crucified him, took his garments, (and they made four parts, to every soldier a part,) and also his coat. These barbarians fastened Him with nails, and then, raising the Cross, allowed Him to die with anguish on this infamous gibbet. The Agony in the Garden. St Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologica, Tertia Pars, Question 18. Each set contains its own meditations, links to the Scriptures, as well as the Latin names for the Mysteries to be announced along with English translations. Honor this Wound with thy devotion and I will grant thee whatsoever thou dost ask through Its virtue and merit. His divine nature knew what was to come. (Repeated throughout by Choir 2) tam dignati pro me pati, He initially did not want to help. 12, art. Never permit me to offend Thee again. Father, into Thy hands I commend my spirit. 30 And spitting upon him, they took the reed, and struck his head. dum pendebat Filius. While praying a scriptural rosary, you read the provided scripture verse either before, after or while praying Hail Mary prayer. I fed you with manna from heaven, 2. Do I see the Son of God in the strangers around me? Some people find it helpful simply to gaze at a picture depicting the mystery. Can the human heart refrain The Agony in the Garden. For those of you unfamiliar with the Rosary, a wonderful, powerful prayer, we have some background information here and here (along with a meditation from scripture on the Sorrowful Mysteries Begin by making an Act of Contrition and form the intention of gaining the indulgences, whether for yourself or for the souls in Purgatory. When Our Savior had arrived on Calvary, He was cruelly despoiled of His garments. She saw Jesus wracked with torment, fac me tecum plangere. During Lent we pray the Sorrowful Mysteries on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, according to the USCCB.The following are some thoughts that may help to keep your mind on each of the Sorrowful Mysteries. MEDITATIONS ON THE SORROWFUL MYSTERIES OF THE HOLY ROSARY. In Mary’s Touch Program 2.39, Mike shares his journey of faith, which was nurtured by our Blessed Mother and by praying the Rosary. In the name of the Father, And of the Son, And of the Holy Spirit, Amen. I pray that I may follow Christ’s example even in my most difficult times to become more Christ-like and continue my mission of faith and hope. Too many graces, too many mercies have come to me from Thy Blood for me not to hope, even to the end, in its efficacy…. Matthew 26:36 Then Jesus came with them into a country place which is called Gethsemani; and he said to his disciples: Sit you here, till I go yonder and pray. Nulla silva talem profert, Veronica, impelled by devotion and compassion, presents her veil to Jesus to wipe His disfigured face. THE AGONY IN THE GARDEN. Rosary History. Answer Me.” (Good Friday Reproaches). aut in quo contristavi te? Amen. But why did He call her woman, and not mother? '… Furthermore, we declare, we proclaim, we define that it is absolutely necessary for salvation that every human creature be subject to the Roman Pontiff. Reply to Objection 3. Sanctus fortis. Tertium Mysterium Dolorosum: Coronatio cum Spinis. Meditation when I was thirsty you gave me vinegar to drink, St. Cyprian writes, "Even he who sheds the Blood of Christ is made to live by the blood of Christ." 9 That the word might be fulfilled which he said: Of them whom thou hast given me, I have not lost any one. 45 And the sun was darkened, and the veil of the temple was rent in the midst. "Peter... said, 'In the ark of Noah, few, that is, eight souls, were saved by water; the like figure whereunto even baptism shall save you;' proving and attesting that. 34 And they gave him wine to drink mingled with gall. Therefore, St. John was not called John, but the disciple beloved by the Lord, that we might understand that Mary is the mother of every good Christian who is beloved by Jesus Christ, and in whom Jesus Christ lives by His Spirit. When I am suffering and in pain, do I turn to God and His will for me, or do I fall into despair and self-pity? 23 The governor said to them: Why, what evil hath he done? 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