Now There Stood By The Cross of Jesus His Mother

Shaking on his cross, his face covered with sweat and blood, his eyes bulging, Jesus happens upon the figure of his loving Mother standing at the foot of the cross. Everyone is shouting, making accusations, hurling insults, harnessing the condemned man. Only Mary, silent and powerless to help, offers comfort and support with her presence and probably her tears. “Come, all you who pass this way, Look and see whether there is any suffering like this suffering” (Lam 1:12). It is not enough that Jesus should suffer in body and soul. Even the most sacred affection, the affection we feel … Read More