Dark clouds have appeared in the sky and upon the world. Jesus is dead.
Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus take down the Body from the Cross.
Mary receives It in her arms. She is filled with a sadness that no
heart has known. This is her Son. Once she had cradled Him in her arms.
listened to His voice, watched Him working at the carpenter's bench.
He is dead. She does not weep, her grief is too great for tears.
THE SIXTH PRAYER
OF THE CHAPLET:
The Seven Dolors of The Blessed Virgin Mary
V: O God, come to my
R: O Lord, make haste to help me
V: Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit.
R: As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.
6. I grieve for you,
O Mary most sorrowful, in the wounding of your compassionate heart,
the side of Jesus was struck by the lance before His Body was removed
the cross. Dear Mother, by your heart thus transfixed, obtain for me
virtue of fraternal charity and the gift of
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