Leader: We adore you, O Christ, and we praise you.
All: Because by your holy cross You have redeemed the world.
as you carry your cross you see a group of women along the road. As you pass by you see they are sad. You stop to spend a
moment with them, to offer them some encouragement. Although you are have been abandoned by your friends and are in pain,
you stop and try to help them.
As a child, sometimes I think a lot about myself. I think about what I want and would
like people to spend their lives pleasing me.
As an adult, sometimes I act like a child. I become so absorbed in myself
and what I'd like that I forget about the needs of others. I take them for granted, and often ignore their needs.
me think more about others. Help me remembers that others have problems, too. Help me respond to them even when I'm busy or
preoccupied with my own problems.
My Jesus, Who didst comfort the pious women of Jerusalem who wept to see Thee bruised
and torn, comfort my soul with Thy tender pity, for in Thy pity lies my trust. May my heart ever answer Thine.
Father.... Hail Mary.... Glory be to the Father....
Leader - Jesus Christ Crucified.
All - Have Mercy on Us.
- May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, Rest in peace.
All - Amen.