Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary

The Sorrowful Mysteries (Tuesday and Friday)

“The sorrowful mysteries help the believer to relive the death of Jesus, to stand at the foot of the Cross beside Mary, to enter with her into the depths of God’s love for man and to experience all its life-giving power.” (RVM 22)


Agony in the Garden 1 The agony in the Garden
And being in an agony he prayed more earnestly; and his sweat became like great drops of blood falling down upon the ground. (LK 22:44)
La flagellazione di Gesù 2 The Scourging at the Pillar
Then Pilate took Jesus and scourged him. (Jn 19:1)
Annibale_Carracci_La coronazione di spine di Gesù. 3 The Crowning with Thorns
And the soldiers plaited a crown of thorns, and put it on his head, and arrayed him in a purple robe. (Jn19:2)
Gesù caricato della croce. 4 Jesus Carries His Cross
So they took Jesus, and he went out, bearing his own cross, to the place called the place of a skull, which is called in Hebrew Golgotha. (Jn19:17)
La morte di Gesù in croce 5 Jesus Dies On The Cross
There they crucified him…..standing by the cross of Jesus were his mother…When Jesus had received the vinegar, he said, “It is finished”; and he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. (Jn19: 19, 25,30)