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S+L BLOG: Lent 2016



On Good Friday afternoon, Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB, preached the Tre Ore Ceremony of the Seven Last Words of Christ in St. James Cathedral in Seattle, Washington. Below is the seventh reflection based on Luke 23:44:?46 Seventh Word: “Father, into your hands I commend my spirit!” It was now about noon and darkness came over ...read more
On Good Friday afternoon, Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB, preached the Tre Ore Ceremony of the Seven Last Words of Christ in St. James Cathedral in Seattle, Washington. Below is the sixth reflection based on John 19:29-30 Sixth Word: “It is finished.” There was a vessel filled with common wine. So they put a sponge soaked ...read more
On Good Friday afternoon, Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB, preached the Tre Ore Ceremony of the Seven Last Words of Christ in St. James Cathedral in Seattle, Washington. Below is the fifth reflection based on John 19:28. Fifth Word: “I thirst.”  After this, aware that everything was now finished, in order that the scripture might be ...read more
On Good Friday afternoon, Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB, preached the Tre Ore Ceremony of the Seven Last Words of Christ in St. James Cathedral in Seattle, Washington. Below is the fourth reflection based on Matthew 27:45-46 Fourth Word: “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” Matthew 27:45-46 From noon onward, darkness came over ...read more
On Good Friday afternoon, Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB, preached the Tre Ore Ceremony of the Seven Last Words of Christ in St. James Cathedral in Seattle, Washington. Below is the third reflection based on John 19:25?27 : “Woman, behold your son… behold your mother.” Third Word: “Woman, behold your son… behold your mother.” Standing by the cross ...read more
On Good Friday afternoon, Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB, preached the Tre Ore Ceremony of the Seven Last Words of Christ in St. James Cathedral in Seattle, Washington. Below is the second reflection based on Luke 23:42. “This day you will be with me in Paradise.” Now one of the criminals hanging there reviled Jesus, saying, ...read more