Seven Last Words


A simple meditation for a Friday in Lent. The Seven Last Words. Let’s put ourselves in front of the Cross, and listen.

“Father, forgive them for they know not what they do.” (Lk 23:34)

Amen, I say to thee: this day thou shalt be with me in paradise.” (Lk 23:43)

Woman, behold thy son.” To the disciple, “Behold your mother.” (Lk 19:26-27)

My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?” (Mk 15:34) [The beginning of Psalm 22]

I thirst.” (Jn 19:28) [Mother Teresa’s famous meditation]

It is consummated.”  (Jn 19:30)

Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit.”  (Lk 23:46)

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