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Palm Sunday (In Art)

Posted on 04/13/2003 1:32:43 PM PDT by JMJ333


Illuminated Manuscript (medieval French)

Russian Mural


Fra Angelico

TOPICS: Catholic; History; Orthodox Christian; Worship

1 posted on 04/13/2003 1:32:43 PM PDT by JMJ333
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Litany of the Passion

LORD, have mercy on us.

Christ, have mercy on us.

Lord, have mercy on us.

Christ, hear us. Christ, graciously hear us.

God, the Father of heaven, have mercy on us*
God, the Son, Redeemer of the world,*
God, the Holy Ghost,*
Holy Trinity, one God,*
Jesus, the Eternal Wisdom,*
Jesus, sold for thirty pieces of silver,*
Jesus, prostrate on the ground in prayer,*
Jesus, strengthened by an angel,*
Jesus, in Thine agony bathed in a bloody sweat,*
Jesus, betrayed by Judas with a kiss,*
Jesus, bound by the soldiers,*
Jesus, forsaken by Your disciples,*

Jesus. brought before Annas and Caiphas.*
Jesus, struck in the face by a servant,*
Jesus, accused by false witnesses,*
Jesus, declared guilty of death,*
Jesus, spat upon,*
Jesus, blindfolded,*
Jesus, smitten on the cheek,*
Jesus, thrice denied by Peter,*
Jesus, delivered up to Pilate,*
Jesus, despised and mocked by Herod,*
Jesus, clothed in a white garment,*
Jesus, rejected for Barabbas,*
Jesus, torn with scourges,*
Jesus, bruised for our sin,*
Jesus, esteemed a leper,*
Jesus, covered with a purple robe,*
Jesus, crowned with thorns*
Jesus, struck with a reed upon the head,*
Jesus, demanded for crucifixion by the Jews,*
Jesus, condemned to an ignominious death,*
Jesus, given up to the will of Thine enemies,*
Jesus, loaded with the heavy weight of the cross,*
Jesus, led like a sheep to the slaughter,*
Jesus, stripped of Your garments,*
Jesus, fastened with nails to the cross,*
Jesus, reviled by the malefactors,*
Jesus, promising paradise to the penitent thief,*
Jesus, commending St. John to Your Mother as her son,*
Jesus, declaring Yourself forsaken by Your Father,*
Jesus, in Your thirst given gall and vinegar to drink,*
Jesus, testifying that all things written concerning Thee were accomplished,*

Jesus, commending Your spirit into the hand of Your Father,*
Jesus, obedient even to the death of the cross,*
Jesus, pierced with a lace,*
Jesus, made a propitiation for us,*
Jesus, taken down from the cross,*
Jesus, laid in the sepulcher,*
Jesus, rising gloriously from the dead,*
Jesus, ascending into heaven,*
Jesus, our advocate with the Father,*
Jesus, sending down on Your disciples the Holy Ghost, the Paraclete,*
Jesus, exalting Your Mother above the choirs of angels,*
Jesus, Who shalt come to judge the living and the dead,*

Be merciful, Spare us, 0 Lord.
Be merciful, Graciously hear us, 0 Lord.
From all evil, deliver us*
From all sin,*
From anger, hatred, and every evil will,*
From war, famine, and pestilence,*
From all dangers of mind and body,*
From everlasting death,*
Through Your most pure conception,*
Through Your miraculous nativity,*
Through Your humble circumcision*
Through Your baptism and holy fasting,*
Through Your labors and watchings,*
Through Your cruel scourging and crowning,*
Through Your thirst, and tears, and nakedness,*
Through Your precious death and cross,*
Through Your glorious resurrection and ascension,*

Through Your sending forth the Holy Ghost, the Paraclete, have mercy on us*
In the day of judgment,*
We sinners beseech Thee, hear us.*

Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world, Spare us, 0 Lord.

Lamb of God, Who takes away the sins of the world, Graciously hear us, 0 Lord.

Lamb of God, Who takes away the sins of the world, Have mercy on us, 0 Lord.

Christ, hear us; Christ, graciously hear us.

V. We adore Thee, 0 Christ, and praise Thee:
R . Because by Your holy cross Thou hast redeemed the world

Let Us Pray

ALMIGHTY and eternal God, Who hast appointed Thine only-begotten Son the Savior of the world, and hast willed to be appeased with His blood, grant that we may so venerate this price of our salvation, and by its might be so defended upon earth from the evils of this present life, that in heaven we may rejoice in its everlasting fruit. Who lives and reigns with Thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, world without end. Amen.

2 posted on 04/13/2003 1:45:29 PM PDT by JMJ333
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3 posted on 04/13/2003 1:46:50 PM PDT by Support Free Republic (Your support keeps Free Republic going strong!)
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4 posted on 04/13/2003 1:49:55 PM PDT by JMJ333
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To: JMJ333
Thanks for posting the Litany and these beautiful pictures!
5 posted on 04/13/2003 3:26:01 PM PDT by Salvation ((†With God all things are possible.†))
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To: JMJ333
Very beautiful post as we begin Holy Week. Thank you very much. Unfortunately, your religious art wasn't the only pictures posted on this thread!

God bless,

6 posted on 04/13/2003 3:30:54 PM PDT by EODGUY
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To: Salvation
Hi there. :)

Glad you liked the litany. I found it in an old prayer book entitled "prayers for urgent occasions." It has some really nice prayers in it.

I hope your lent has gone well. I am ready for Holy Week!

7 posted on 04/13/2003 3:35:25 PM PDT by JMJ333
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ya..I would have preferred something a little more tasteful considering the content of the thread, but...well..I'm not in charge. ;)
8 posted on 04/13/2003 3:36:22 PM PDT by JMJ333
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