|Bishop Farrell: "What can be good about Good Friday?"|
|As our journey of remembrance brings us to the day of the Crucifixion, we might ask ourselves what can be good about Good Friday? There are many theories but we do not really know the origin. It is unique to English with other cultures referring to it as Suffering Friday, Long Friday or Holy Friday.
Whatever name you choose, the liturgy reminds us that it was the time when Jesus’ human nature was most demonstrated. It is the day He drank the cup He prayed would pass, it is the day He took upon Himself our sins. It is the day he experienced the ultimate human experience…death.
In the liturgy, which is not really a Mass because there is no consecration, we begin with Isaiah’s prophecy of the Suffering Servant (Isaiah 52-53) where we are reminded that “it was our infirmities that he bore, our sufferings that he endured”…and that, “upon him was the chastisement that makes us whole, by his stripes we were healed.” Continue reading
|Join Fr. Paul on Good Friday from 12-1 to Unite Your Sufferings to Christ
|Spend an hour at a Modern-Day Calvary in Dallas –
Southwestern late-term abortion center
Where those made in the image & likeness of God
are being put to death every day.
Join us as we pray the Pro-Life Stations of the Cross, the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary, and the Chaplet of Divine Mercy led by Fr. Paul McCormick, O.Cist. outside the Southwestern late-term abortion center – where babies are aborted through 24 weeks (6 months) – and unite our sufferings and the sufferings of the aborted babies with those of Christ.Location (NE corner of Greenville and Royal in Dallas) and parking directions available here. For more information, contact Joanne Underwood at or 469-767-5785.