DEVOTIONS TO THE PASSION OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST

 

"A single tear shed in memory of the Passion of Christ outbalances a pilgrimage to Jerusalem, or a year's fast on bread and water." (St. Augustine)

 

 

I. The Value of Meditating on the Passion of Jesus Christ.

 

 

II. The Four Passion Gospels

(The Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ According to the Four Evangelists. There is a praiseworthy practice to read the four Passion Gospels during the holy Lenten time as also at Mass during Holy Week while the priest is reading the Passion at the altar. For this reason these touching records of Our Lord's suffering are here appended. On Palm Sunday the Passion according to St Matthew is read; on Tuesday (in the Holy Week), according to St. Mark; on Wednesday, according to St. Luke; on Friday, according to St. John.)

(i) The Passion of our Lord according to St. Matthew

(ii) The Passion of our Lord according to St. Mark

(iii) The Passion of our Lord according to St. Luke

(iv) The Passion of our Lord according to St. John

 

 

III. The Clock of Passion, by St. Alphonsus Liguori

 

 

IV. In honour of the Holy Wounds

(i) Fifteen Prayers of St. Bridget in honour of the Holy Wounds

(ii) The Shoulder Wound

(iii) The Sacred Head of Our Blessed Lord

(iv) The Chaplet of Mercy (invoking the Holy Wounds)

 

 

V. In honour of the Precious Blood

(i) Indulgenced offering of the Precious Blood

(ii) Act of Reparation to the Precious Blood