Good Friday

Good Friday: A good day to begin to pray the Divine Mercy novena

Let’s pray the Divine Mercy novena. We can pray a 9-day novena anytime of the year, but I believe that these nine days, beginning today and leading up to Divine Mercy Sunday are very powerful. All the details to pray the Divine Mercy novena are here. “Those who sincerely say ‘Jesus, I trust in You’ will…

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Good Friday… Jesus is the Answer

There is not a single aspect of the Christian message that is not in part an answer to the question of evil. (Catechism of the Catholic Church, par 309) Jesus is the Answer. ::: Other resources: A 2015 post featuring the poem, “Splinters from the Cross”. An older post from 2014 that features a prayer…

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Good Friday Meditation: A prayer before the Crucifix, by St Francis de Sales

A while back I came across this stunning prayer by St Francis de Sales. It’s a prayer about one’s death, and the grace to die a holy death that leads to union with Christ. It is a perfect prayer,  I thought, for our own meditation before the Cross of Christ on Good Friday. “O Jesus,…

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