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GOOD FRIDAY: Way of the Cross (Vía Crucis)

Posted by FactReal on March 29, 2013

STATIONS OF THE CROSS (Also called Vía Crucis or Via Dolorosa)
The purpose of the 14 Stations of the Cross is to help the faithful to make a spiritual pilgrimage to the main scenes of Christ’s sufferings and death. This has become one of the most popular of Catholic devotions. It is carried out by passing from Station to Station, with certain prayers at each and devout meditation on the various incidents in turn.

A series of pictures or tableaux represent certain scenes in the Passion of Christ, each corresponding to a particular incident, or the special form of devotion connected with such representations. Formerly their number varied considerably in different places but 14 are now prescribed:

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Station 1: Jesus is condemned to death
Station 2: Jesus takes up the Cross
Station 3: Jesus falls for the first time
Station 4: Jesus meets His Mother
Station 5: Simon of Cyrene helps Jesus to carry the Cross
Station 6: Veronica wipes the face of Jesus
Station 7: Jesus falls for the second time
Station 8: Jesus meets the women of Jerusalem who weep for him
Station 9: Jesus falls for the third time under the weight of the Cross
Station 10: Jesus is stripped of His garments
Station 11: Jesus is nailed to the Cross
Station 12: Jesus dies on the Cross
Station 13: Jesus is taken down from the Cross and given to his Mother
Station 14: Jesus is laid in the tomb
Meditation and verses via the Vatican.

Sources: Vatican, EWTN, New Advent.

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EASTER 2013: Daily Bible Readings

Posted by FactReal on March 29, 2013

HOLY THURSDAY
Scripture:

  • First Reading: Exodus 12:1-8, 11-14
  • Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 11:23-26
  • Gospel: John 13:1-15

GOOD FRIDAY
Scripture:

  • First Reading: Isaiah 52:13-53:12
  • Second Reading: Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9
  • St. John Passion: 18:1-19:42

EASTER VIGIL (Holy Saturday)
Scripture:

  • First Reading: Genesis 1:1-2:2
  • Second Reading: Genesis 22:1-18
  • Third Reading: Exodus 14:15-15:1
  • Fourth Reading: Isaiah 54:5-14
  • Fifth Reading: Isaiah 55:1-11
  • Sixth Reading: Baruch 3:9-15, 32-4:4
  • Seventh Reading: Ezekiel 36:16-17a, 18-28
  • Epistle: Romans 6:3-11
  • Gospel: Luke 24:1-12 (Different from year 2012)

EASTER SUNDAY (Resurrection of Jesus)
Scripture:

  • First Reading: Acts 10:34a, 37-43
  • Second Reading: Colossians 3:1-4
  • Gospel: John 20:1-9

(Hat tip: USCCB, Todd von Kampen)

HOLY WEEK & EASTER
- HOLY THURSDAY: Jesus’ Last Supper
- GOOD FRIDAY: The Passion — Jesus’ Trial and Death
- HOLY SATURDAY: Awaiting Jesus’ Resurrection
- EASTER SUNDAY: The Resurrection of Jesus
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- Resurrection of Jesus: Facts and Evidence (Video)
- Ancient Writers Prove Jesus Is Not a Myth
- The Absurdity of Not Believing the Disciples Account of Jesus Resurrection
- THE REAL THANKSGIVING STORY – As Written by the Pilgrims
- CHURCH & STATE SEPARATION IS A MYTH

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Jesus’ Resurrection: Facts and Evidence (Video)

Posted by FactReal on March 29, 2013

This video explains some of the evidence:
● The empty tomb
● Women were the first eyewitnesses
● 500 witnesses
● The Church began in Jerusalem
● Change of the disciples
MORE
- Resurrection of Jesus Proven by these Ancient Writers
- Resurrection of Jesus Proven by Logic
- Ancient Writers Prove Jesus Is Not a Myth
- The Absurdity of Not Believing the Disciples Account of Jesus Resurrection

RELATED
- THE REAL THANKSGIVING STORY – As Written by the Pilgrims
- CHURCH & STATE SEPARATION IS A MYTH

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EASTER 2012: Daily Bible Readings

Posted by FactReal on April 5, 2012

HOLY THURSDAY
Scripture:

  • First Reading: Exodus 12:1-8, 11-14
  • Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 11:23-26
  • Gospel: John 13:1-15

GOOD FRIDAY
Scripture:

  • First Reading: Isaiah 52:13-53:12
  • Second Reading: Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9
  • St. John Passion: 18:1-19:42

EASTER VIGIL (Holy Saturday)
Scripture:

  • First Reading: Genesis 1:1-2:2
  • Second Reading: Genesis 22:1-18
  • Third Reading: Exodus 14:15-15:1
  • Fourth Reading: Isaiah 54:5-14
  • Fifth Reading: Isaiah 55:1-11
  • Sixth Reading: Baruch 3:9-15, 32-4:4
  • Seventh Reading: Ezekiel 36:16-17a, 18-28
  • Epistle: Romans 6:3-11
  • Gospel: Mark 16:1-7

EASTER SUNDAY (Resurrection of Jesus)
Scripture:

  • First Reading: Acts 10:34a, 37-43
  • Second Reading: Colossians 3:1-4
  • Gospel: John 20:1-9

MORE
- HOLY THURSDAY: Jesus’ Last Supper
- GOOD FRIDAY: The Passion — Jesus’ Trial and Death
- HOLY SATURDAY: Awaiting Jesus’ Resurrection
- EASTER SUNDAY: The Resurrection of Jesus
FACTS:
- Resurrection of Jesus Proven by these Ancient Writers
- Resurrection of Jesus Proven by Logic
- Resurrection of Jesus: Facts and Evidence (Video)
- Ancient Writers Prove Jesus Is Not a Myth
- THE REAL THANKSGIVING STORY – As Written by the Pilgrims
- CHURCH & STATE SEPARATION IS A MYTH

RELATED
- The Absurdity of Not Believing the Disciples Account of Jesus Resurrection

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