Collection: Stations of the Cross - 13 Body of Jesus is Taken From the Cross

ARTIST: Br. Mickey McGrath, OSFS


What tender mourning! Jesus' lifeless body lies in his mother's arms. He has truly died. A profound sacrifice, complete.

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We adore you, O Christ, and we bless you.

Because by your holy cross you have redeemed the world.

I behold this scene at the foot of the cross. I contemplate touching, caressing his body. I remember all his hands have touched, all who have been blessed by his warm embrace.

I pause to let it soak in. He knows the mystery of death. He has fallen into God's hands.

For me. That I might love as I have been loved. I pour out my heart to the God of all mercies.