Mother or a child:
lives His entire life
for his journey or a child:
under the Cross of salvation.
St. John's Gospel gives us some of His last words (12:27-33):
Now my soul
And what shall I say!
Father, save me from this hour.
No, this is why I came to this hour!
Father, glorify thy Name.
There came therefore a voice from heaven:
I have both glorified it, and I will
glorify it again.
Now is the judgment of the world,
the prince of the world be cast out.
And I, if I be lifted up,
draw all things to myself.
He humbled Himself becoming obedient unto death,
even to death on a Cross.
also has exalted Him
and has bestowed upon Him the Name that is above every name,
so that at the Name of Jesus,
every knee should bend of those in heaven,
on earth and under the earth,
and every tongue should confess
that the Lord Jesus Christ
is in the glory
We adore Your Cross, O Lord,
and we praise and glorify Your holy resurrection
Because by this sacred wood joy has come into the whole world.
Let us pray. We beseech you, O God,
look upon this Your family
for whom our Lord Jesus Christ
allowed Himself to be betrayed
into the hands of wicked men
and to undergo the torment of the Cross.
In His Name grant our petition.
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First Sorrow and Joy
O most pure Spouse of Mary,
glorious St. Joseph,
as the affliction and anguish of thy heart
was exceedingly great in thy perplexity,
whether thou shouldst abandon thy most unspotted Spouse,
so was the joy unspeakable when,
by an Angel,
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