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The New Crusade

A Blog dedicated to the promotion of the Traditional Roman Catholic Faith in union with HH Benedict XVI, to the preservation of our Traditional Græco-Roman Catholic Civilisation and to the New Crusade against Islam. This Blog is under the Patronage of the Sacred and Immaculate Hearts of Christ our King and His Holy Mother, our Queen and of Santiago Matamoros (St James the Moor-slayer) and the Crusader King, St Louis IX of France.

14 septembre 2006

Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows

A week ago we celebrated our dear Mother's Birthday. Today we celebrate her Sorrows. Remember them? There are Seven:

1) The Prophesy of Simeon over the Infant Jesus (St Luke, 2:34, 35

2) The Flight of the Holy Family into Egypt.(St Matthew 2:13-21)

3) The Loss of the Child Jesus for Three Days. (St Luke 2:41-51)

4) The Meeting of Jesus & Mary Along the Way of the Cross. (St Luke 23:27-31)

5) Mary Watches Jesus Suffer and Die upon the Cross.(St John 19:25-27)

6) Mary Receives the Body of Jesus Taken Down from the Cross. (St Matthew 27:55-61)

7) Mary Watches as the Body of Jesus is Buried in a Tomb. (St Luke 23: 55-56)

Let us pray.
O God, in whose passion the sword of grief did pierce the gentle soul of the glorious Virgin Mary, thy Mother, that so might be fulfilled the word of thy Prophet Simeon : mercifully grant that we who here do call to mind her sorrows ; may be fulfilled with the blessed fruits of thy passion. Who livest and reignest with the Father.


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