SEVENTH STATION Jesus Falls the Second Time
We adore You, O Christ, and we bless You;
Because by Your Holy Cross You have redeemed the world.
REFLECTION: Again, weakened by suffering and overcome by fatigue, Jesus falls. Though utterly exhausted, He will not give up. He will not surrender to death until atonement is made and my salvation is accomplished.
PRAYER: O Jesus, help me bear with perseverance and ever greater generosity the cross of fidelity to Your commandments and of docility to Your inspirations. But if I should ever again have the misfortune of sinning, let me, encouraged by the example of Your zeal to atone have the honesty to acknowledge my guilt, the humility to confess my failure, the courage to atone for my sin, and the strength to rise again.
Have mercy on us, O Lord
Have mercy on us.
And have mercy on all those guilty of a second abortion, that they might not only come to an acute realization of the awfulness of their sin but also to a firm conviction of the infinite mercy of God and of His love for the repentant sinner.
Have mercy on them.
May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.
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