Embracing the Cross of Christ

We must embrace the cross, though it may sound as though we Christians glory in weakness, cruelty, suffering, and death.

Jesus leads us in dying to self

The gospel stubbornly reminds us of death, and not just any death, but the gruesome execution of the only human being to have surrendered perfectly to the will of God.

Humble King of Kings

As the king of all, Jesus could have come down from the cross, as the bystanders dared him to do.

Cæli enarrant: Thorns, Cross, Crucifixion

Until our own end, Christ’s Passion remains the singular source of salvation and holiness — in the sacraments, and in our love of him by acts of penance, reparation, and solidarity.