To accept difficulties, painful events, death, demands steadfast hope, living faith.
Lord Jesus, those who love you remain at your side and keep faith.
Today we too face the challenges of this world: we sense the surge of fears which overwhelm us and shake our trust.
The eyes full of love, whose gaze healed the sick and forgave our sins, now gaze only heavenward.
We found ourselves naked, but in your infinite love you reclothed us with the dignity of sons and daughters of God and of his sanctifying grace.
From the moment of his Incarnation, Jesus carries the Cross of human suffering and sin. He
In the Passion and Crucifixion, Jesus gives his life as a ransom for many.
But he rises once more, strong in the infinite trust that he places in his Father.
A small gesture, but it expressed all her love for you and all her faith in you
Following your example, Lord,
we too carry the Cross
of suffering and illness today,