The Thirteenth Station
Jesus Taken from the Cross
V. We adore Thee, O Christ, and we bless Thee.
R. Because by Thy holy cross Thou hast redeemed the world.
Consider the grief of the Mother of God when she received in her arms the body of her divine Son, all pale, covered with blood, and void of life.
O most holy Virgin! obtain for me the grace never more to crucify Jesus afresh by new sins, but by the practice of virtue to keep Him ever alive in me.
Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory be to the Father. Jesus Christ Crucified, have mercy on us!
Mary Magdalene — “Near the cross of Jesus stood his mother, his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. John 19: 25
The Rending of the Veil — St Matthew’s Gospel chapter 27 verse 51
And, behold, the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom and the earth did quake, and the rocks rent.
God Bless you this Holy Week.
Now more than over, Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence.
From Jesus of Nazareth