by Victor Hoagland, C.P.

Pray the Fourth Sorrowful Mystery

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Our Father
Then all the disciples left him and ran away. (Matthew 26,56) - Hail Mary



The soldiers led Jesus away, and as they were going, they met a man from Cyrene who was coming into the city from the country. (Luke 23,26) - Hail Mary

They seized him, put the cross on him, and made him carry it behind Jesus. (Luke 23,26) - Hail Mary

A large crowd of people followed him; among them were some women who were weeping and wailing for him. (Luke 23,27) - Hail Mary

Jesus turned to them and said, "Women of Jerusalem! Don't cry for me, but for yourselves and your children." (Luke 23,28) - Hail Mary

Two other men, both of them criminals, were also led out to be put to death with Jesus. (Luke 28,32) - Hail Mary

When they came to the place called "The Skull," they crucified Jesus there, and the two criminals, one on his right and the other on his left. (Luke 28, 33) - Hail Mary

There they tried to give him wine mixed with a drug called myrrh, but Jesus would not drink it. (Mark 15,23) - Hail Mary

They divided his clothes among themselves by throwing dice. (Luke 23,34) - Hail Mary

Jesus said, "Forgive them, Father! They don't know what they are doing." (Luke 28,34) - Hail Mary

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, is now, and will be forever. Amen.

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