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  • Who was Veronica? Tracking down one of the most beloved figures from Christ's Passion

    04/10/2023 3:10:43 PM PDT · by Antoninus · 12 replies
    Gloria Romanorum ^ | April 10, 2023 | Florentius
    One of the more enigmatic figures from early Christian history is Saint Veronica—the woman known to Catholics from the Sixth Station of the Cross, who is said to have wiped the face of Jesus while He carried His cross on the road to Calvary. There is a memorable and beautifully presented sequence of scenes featuring Veronica in Mel Gibson's Passion of the Christ. But nowhere is the woman or the incident described mentioned in Sacred Scripture. To learn about Veronica, we must turn to extra-biblical sources. The first mention of a woman named Veronica associated with Our Lord may be...
  • The Passion Of The Christ

    04/09/2023 9:07:54 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 35 replies
    Steyn Online ^ | 7 Apr 2023 | Mark Steyn
    It's Easter and Passover at SteynOnline. This column has become something of a tradition here at this time of year: my thoughts on Mel Gibson's big blockbuster from just shy of twenty Easters ago. Mel has spent the last decade getting a little crazier with every year that passes.... Surprisingly, there have been no attempts by Mr Gibson or anyone else to replicate the success of this film, but back in 2004 it was impressive not just cinematically but as an interesting business model for bypassing Hollywood: The headline on the Washington Post review summed it up: "'Passion' Is A...
  • Meat Loaf - Objects In The Rear View Mirror May Appear Closer Than They Are

    01/23/2022 7:50:08 PM PST · by conservative98 · 5 replies
    Meat Loaf ^ | Nov 6, 2018 | Meat Loaf
    Music video by Meat Loaf performing Objects In The Rear View Mirror May Appear Closer Than They Are. © 1993
  • Bachfest Leipzig streamed St. John's Passion on Good Friday (intruiging and captivating performance!)

    04/10/2020 8:08:27 PM PDT · by aspasia · 7 replies
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Reading, 04-05-20, Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion

    04/04/2020 8:15:38 PM PDT · by Salvation · 38 replies ^ | 04-05-20 | Revised New American Bible
    April 05 2020 Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion At the procession with palms - Gospel Mt 21:1-11 When Jesus and the disciples drew near Jerusalem and came to Bethphage on the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, saying to them, “Go into the village opposite you, and immediately you will find an ass tethered, and a colt with her. Untie them and bring them here to me. And if anyone should say anything to you, reply, ‘The master has need of them.’ Then he will send them at once.” This happened so that what had been spoken...
  • Why Was Christ Crucified Between Two Thieves?

    11/26/2019 9:00:24 AM PST · by Salvation · 41 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 11-25-19 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Posted on November 25, 2019 by Msgr. Charles Pope Why Was Christ Crucified Between Two Thieves? It is good and necessary to ponder more of the Gospel of yesterday’s Solemnity of Christ the King. It remains a profound teaching that Christ was crucified between two thieves. Why?St. Thomas Aquinas proposes three answers to the question. Let’s consider them, with particular emphasis on the third.I. To Identify with Fallen Sinners – St Thomas said, As Christ became accursed of the cross for us, so for our salvation He was crucified as a guilty one among the guilty (Comm. xxxiii in...
  • Audio – Good Friday Readings

    04/19/2019 6:10:48 AM PDT · by CharlesOConnell · 1 replies
    Sheed and Ward ^ | 1944 | Matthew, Mark, Luke & John
    Audio (podcast) of Narration of the Passion and Death of Jesus Christ From Four Gospels at Once (Synchronized) Harmony of the Gospels in the [Msgr. Ronald] Knox Translation
  • Audio – Good Thursday & Good Friday Readings

    04/18/2019 11:57:01 PM PDT · by CharlesOConnell · 2 replies
    Sheed and Ward ^ | 1944 | Matthew, Mark, Luke & John
    Audio (podcast) of Narration of the Passion and Death of Jesus Christ From Four Gospels at Once (Synchronized) Harmony of the Gospels in the [Msgr. Ronald] Knox Translation
  • What Are Your Child's Passions?

    07/30/2018 10:22:06 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies ^ | july 31, 2018 | Dennis Prager
    If you ask most young people today if they have any hobbies, you will receive one of four answers: 1. "No." 2. "What do you mean?" 3. "Yeah. I play video games/watch TV/watch movies." 4. "Yeah..." and then they may actually cite a hobby. The fourth is the least common. Dan Scotti, lifestyle writer at the website Elite Daily, and a millennial, wrote a perceptive piece on the matter titled, "Why Don't Millennials Have Hobbies Anymore?" "None of my friends have hobbies," Scotti wrote. And he was honest enough to include himself in this assessment: "With a pair of iPhone...
  • Passiontide Chronology: Walking with the Lord on Monday of Holy Week

    03/26/2018 7:57:20 AM PDT · by Salvation · 2 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington | 03-25-18 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Passiontide Chronology: Walking with the Lord on Monday of Holy Week Msgr. Charles Pope • March 25, 2018 • According to Matthew 21:10-17, Mark 11:15-17, and Luke 19:45-46, Jesus returns to Jerusalem today. Seeing shameful practices in the Temple area, He cleanses it. The Gospels also recount His weeping over Jerusalem and His cursing of the fig tree. Matthew and Mark relate that He returned to Bethany that night.Prelude: The Scriptures record that Jesus went to Bethany on the Sunday evening after His triumphal entrance into Jerusalem (Palm Sunday):[Jesus] went into the temple courts. He looked around at everything,...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Saturday in Passion Week (Gueranger)

    03/23/2018 8:59:18 PM PDT · by CMRosary
    Violet Simple TODAY WE BEGIN, as does the holy Gospel, to number the days which precede the Death, the Sacrifice, of the Lamb of God. St. John, in the 12th Chapter of his Gospel, tells us that this is the Sixth day before the Pasch. Jesus is in Bethania, where a feast is being given in his honor. Lazarus, he whom Jesus has restored to life, was present at this repast, which was given in the house of Simon the Leper. Martha is busy looking after the various arrangements; her sister, Mary Magdalene, has a heavenly presentiment that the...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Friday in Passion Week: the Seven Dolors of the Blessed Virgin (Gueranger)

    03/22/2018 9:12:26 PM PDT · by CMRosary
    Violet Simple THE STATION AT ROME is in the Church of Saint Stephen, on Monte Celio. By a sort of prophetic presentiment, this Church of the great Proto-Martyr was chosen as the place where the Faithful were to assemble on the Friday of Passion Week, which was to be, at a future time, the Feast consecrated to the Queen of Martyrs. COLLECT Cordibus nostris, quæsumus, Domine, gratiam tuam benignus infunde: ut peccata nostra castigatione voluntaria cohibentes, temporaliter potius maceremur, quam suppliciis deputemur æternis. Per Christum Dominum nostrum. Amen. Mercifully, O Lord, we beseech thee, pour forth thy grace into...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Thursday in Passion Week (Gueranger)

    03/21/2018 9:08:06 PM PDT · by CMRosary
    Violet Simple THE STATION AT ROME is in the Church of Saint Apollinaris, who was a disciple of St. Peter, and afterwards Bishop of Revenna, and Martyr. COLLECT Præsta, quæsumus, omnipotens Deus, ut dignitas conditionis humanæ per immoderantiam sauciata, medicinalis percimoniæ studio reformetur. Per Christum Dominum nostrum. Amen. Grant, we beseech thee, O Almighty God, that the dignity of human nature, which hath been wounded by excess, may be cured by the practice of healing temperance. Through Christ our Lord. Amen. EPISTLE LECTIO DANIELIS PROPHETÆ. LESSON from DANIEL the PROPHET. Cap. iii Ch. iii In diebus illis: Oravit Azarias...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Wednesday in Passion Week (Gueranger)

    03/20/2018 9:01:00 PM PDT · by CMRosary
    Violet Simple AT ROME, THE STATION, is in the Church of Saint Marcellus, Pope and Martyr. This Church was once the house of the holy lady Lucina, who gave it to the Pontiff, that he might consecrate it to God. COLLECT Sanctificato hoc jejunio, Deus, tuorum corda fidelium miserator illustra: et quibus devotionis præstas affectum, præbe supplicantibus pium benignus auditum. Per Christum Dominum nostrum. Amen. Enlighten, O God of mercy, the hearts of thy people by means of this holy fast; and since all our devotion is the effect of thy bounty, mercifully hear the petitions we make. Through...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Tuesday in Passion Week (Gueranger)

    03/19/2018 9:06:15 PM PDT · by CMRosary
    Violet Simple THE STATION, in Rome, was formerly the Church of the Martyr Saint Cyriacus, and as such it is still given in the Roman Missal; but this holy sanctuary having been destroyed, and the relics of the holy Deacon translated to the Church of Saint Mary in Via lata, it is here that the Station is now held. COLLECT Nostra tibi, Domine, quæsumus, sint accepta jejunia: quæ nos expiando, gratia tua dignos efficiant; et ad remedia perducant æterna. Per Christum Dominum nostrum. Amen. May our fast, O Lord, we beseech thee, be acceptable to thee, and, having purified...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Monday in Passion Week (Gueranger)

    03/19/2018 4:35:25 AM PDT · by CMRosary
    Violet Simple THE STATION, at Rome, is in the Church of Saint Chrysogonus, one of the most celebrated Martyrs of the Church of Rome. His name is inserted in the Canon of the Mass. COLLECT Sanctifica, quæsumus, Domine, nostra jejunia: et cunctarum nobis indulgentiam propitius largire culparum. Per Christum Dominum nostrum. Amen. Sanctify, O Lord, we beseech thee, our fasts, and mercifully grant us the pardon of all our sins. Through Christ our Lord. Amen. EPISTLE LECTIO JONAS PROPHETÆ. LESSON from JONAS the PROPHET. Cap. iii Ch. iii In diebus illis: Factum est verbum Domini ad Jonam Prophetam secundo,...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Passion Sunday (Gueranger)

    03/17/2018 9:23:36 PM PDT · by CMRosary
    Violet Semidouble (Privilege of the First Class) Hodie, si vocem Domini audieritis, nolite obdurare corda vestra. Today, if ye shall hear the voice of the Lord, harden not your hearts. THE HOLY CHURCH begins her Night Office of this Sunday with these impressive words of the royal Prophet. Formerly, the faithful considered it their duty to assist at the Night Office, at least on Sundays and Feasts; they would have grieved to have lost the grand teachings given by the Liturgy. Such fervor has long since died out; the assiduity at the Offices of the Church, which was the...
  • New ‘Passion of the Christ’ sequel will be ‘biggest film in history’: Jim Caviezel

    01/30/2018 5:11:13 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 62 replies
    Life Site News ^ | January 30, 2018 | Doug Mainwaring
    Actor Jim Caviezel, world-famous for his portrayal of Jesus in the blockbuster 2004 movie The Passion of the Christ, has confirmed that he is joining forces with director Mel Gibson to reprise his role in a sequel about the Resurrection, now on the drawing board. “There are things that I cannot say that will shock the audience," said the actor in a USA Today interview. “It's great. Stay tuned.” “The Resurrection. Big subject. Oh, my God,” said Director Mel Gibson in a 2016 interview. “We’re trying to craft this in a way that’s cinematically compelling and enlightening so that it...
  • Mel Gibson confirms 'Passion of the Christ' sequel

    09/02/2016 7:52:31 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 76 replies
    Mel Gibson confirmed he's working on a sequel to his 2004 film "Passion of the Christ." "And you know, it's not the 'Passion 2.' It's called 'The Resurrection,'" Gibson told evangelist Greg Laurie at SoCal Harvest, according to Gibson explained that the sequel will focus on Jesus' resurrection. "Of course, that's a very big subject and it needs to be looked at because we don't want to just do a simple rendering of it — you know, read what happened," the actor added. "Passion of the Christ" screenwriter Randall Wallace told The Hollywood Reporter that "there's a lot more...
  • When the Man Who Played Jesus in “The Passion of the Christ” Met John Paul II

    03/29/2016 2:34:41 PM PDT · by NYer · 14 replies
    Aletelial ^ | March 29, 2016 | Esteban Pittaro
    When Jim Caviezel was young, he had to stay home to study Spanish while his family went to see John Paul II during his visit to Vancouver, British Colombia. He missed out on that chance to see the pope. But 20 years later, having a well-established career in the cinema and having earned the right to play the role of Jesus of Nazareth in Mel GibsonÂ’s The Passion of the Christ, he got a second chance.There are two parts to his meeting with John Paul II, which Caviezel recounted on separate occasions. One is serious; the other hilarious. Together...