As you and I journey through the seven weeks of Lent, each week we will be reflecting on two of the fourteen stations of the Way of the Cross, as written by St. Alphonsus Liguori, C.Ss.R. His reflections on the passion of Jesus are used by many parishes worldwide.
In the First Station Jesus stands condemned by Pilate. As blood drips from the crown of thorns upon Jesus’ head, and his back sears with the pain of the scourging just endured, St. Alphonsus asks you to consider how he was unjustly condemned to die on the cross.
At the Second Station we see Jesus making the journey to Calvary with the cross on his shoulder. As he dragged his heavy burden, you and I were on his mind each step, for it was on our behalf that he offered himself to his Father unto death.
My name is Brother Dan Korn, and I am a Redemptorist. We are the priests and brothers who carry the Gospel to the poorest and most abandoned across the globe. We are connecting people to Jesus through Mary.
May Our Mother of Perpetual Help watch over you and protect you.
In Jesus and Mary,
Brother Daniel Korn, C.Ss.R.