Jesus’ Seven Words of Mercy from the Cross, Good Friday, March 25, 2016

Fr. Roger J. Landry
Villa Guadalupe of the Sisters of Life, Stamford, CT
Seven Last Words Devotion
Good Friday
March 25, 2016


Introduction to the Seven Last Words


First Word — “Father, forgive them for they do not know what they are doing.” (Lk 23:34)


Second Word — “I tell you this today: you shall be with me in Paradise.” (Lk 23:43)


Third Word — “Woman, behold thy son.” “Behold thy mother.” (Jn 19:26-27)


Fourth Word — “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” (Mt 27:46)


Fifth Word — “I thirst” (John 19:28)


Sixth Word — “It is finished.” (Jn 19:30)


Seventh Word — “Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit” (Lk 23:46)