is designed to be said within the
family before a Crucifix on Good
Mother or a child:
lives His entire life
for his journey or a
under the Cross of salvation.
St. John's Gospel gives us some of His last words
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
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
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
Let us pray. We beseech you, O God,
look upon this Your family
for whom our Lord Jesus Christ
allowed Himself to
into the hands of wicked men
and to undergo the torment of the Cross.
In His Name grant our petition.
May Christ support us all the day long,
till the shadows lengthen,
and the evening comes,
and the busy world is hushed,
and the fever of life is over
and our work is done.
Then in his mercy
may he give us a safe lodging,
and holy rest and peace at the last.
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