At the Cross her station keeping
Stood the mournful Mother weeping,
Close to Jesus
to the last.
Through her Heart, His sorrow sharing,
All His bitter anguish bearing,
Lo! the piercing sword had passed.
O how sad and sore distressed
Was that Mother, highly blessed,
Of the Sole-Begotten One.
Mournful, with Heart's prostration,
Mother meek, the bitter Passion
Saw She of Her glorious Son.
Who on Christ's dear Mother gazing,
In Her trouble so amazing,
Born of woman, would not weep?
Who on Christ's dear Mother thinking,
Such a cup of sorrow drinking,
Would not share Her sorrow deep?
For His people's sins rejected,
Saw Her Jesus
Saw with thorns, with scourges rent.
Saw Her Son from judgement taken,
Her Beloved in death forsaken,
Till His Spirit
forth He sent.
Fount of love and holy sorrow,
Mother, may my spirit
Somewhat of your woe profound.
with pure emotion,
Raise my contrite heart's devotion,
To read love in every wound.
Those Five Wounds on Jesus
Mother! in my heart be written,
Deep as in your own they be.
You, your Saviour's Cross did bare,
You, your Son's rebuke did share.
Let me share them both with Thee.
In the Passion of my Maker,
Be my sinful soul
Weep 'til death and weep with you.
Mine with you be that sad station,
There to watch the great salvation,
Wrought upon the atoning Tree.
Virgin, you of virgins fairest,
May the bitter woe Thou bearest
Make on me impression deep.
Thus Christ's dying may I carry,
With Him in His Passion tarry,
And His Wounds in memory
May His Wound both wound and heal me,
He enkindle, cleanse, strengthen me,
By His Cross my hope
May He, when the mountains quiver,
From that flame which burns forever,
Shield me on the Judgement Day.
Jesus, may Your Cross
And Your Mother's prayer
Let me die in Your embrace.
When to dust my dust returns,
Grant a soul, that to You yearns,
In Your paradise a place.
Prayer of Praise and Thanks
The Prayer, The Golden Sequence
The Prayer, to Jordan's Water
The Prayer, Majestic Queen of Heaven
The Prayer, O Queen of Heaven
The Prayer, O Saving Victim
The Prayer, Spiritual Armor of Prayer
The Prayer, of They Tender Mercy, We Beseech Thee
The Prayer, Very Bread, Good Shepherd, Tend Us.
The Prayer, We Fly to Thy Patronage
Prayers between Ascension and Pentecost
Prayers for Christian Unity # 2
Prayers for Christian Unity # 3
Prayers for the Holy Souls
Praying the Holy Rosary
Praying the Holy Rosary
Remind Me, Lord
The Prayer Renewal of Confirmation (By Rev. Bernard Stokes, O.F.M.)
Rite of Eucharistic - Reposition
Rogation Day Prayers
The Prayer Rorate Caeli
The Prayer the Royal Banners Forward Go
Prayer to the Sacred Heart When the Clock Strikes
The Salve Regina
Shrove Tuesday Prayer
The Splendor of Truth
The Prayer Stabat Mater Dolorosa
Sub Tuum Praesidum
Take From Me My Heart of Stone
The Prayer Te Deum
Te Deum Laudamus
Throw Your Cares On the Lord
Veni Creator # 1
Veni Creator # 1
Veni Creator # 2
Visit to a Picture of the Sacred Heart
The Prayer Whatsoever You Do
When in Desolation
Prayer when using Holy Water
Prayer When Using Holy Water
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Father, to Thee I raise my whole being,
a vessel emptied of self.
Accept Lord, this my emptiness,
and so fill me with Thyself,
Thy Light, Thy Love, Thy Life,
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