Sister Rebecca White reflects on Jesus’ last seven sayings for Lent

The Ursuline Sisters have helped us  journey through Lent in 2024 by sharing some favorite reading material. Sister Rebecca White prepares us to enter the Easter Triduum with our final installment of “How We Observe Lent.”

“For many years during Lent, especially during Holy Week, I have reflected on Jesus’ last seven sayings from the cross.  They make a powerful meditation, especially if combined with journaling.”

“Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.” — Luke 23:24

“Today shalt thou be with Me in paradise.” — Luke 23:43

“Woman, behold thy Son.” — John 19:26

“My God, my God, why hast Thou forsaken Me?” — Mark 15:34

“I thirst.” — John 19:28

“It is finished.” — John 19:30

“Father, into Thy hands I commend My spirit.” — Luke 23:46




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