Articles for Good Friday

Easter Triduum: Video Reflection for Vincentians

Our Lenten journey culminates in the three days that make up the Easter Triduum. These three days draw us into the mystery of our salvation. Take a few minutes to reflect upon this, by watching this new YouTube video for Vincentians.

Fr. Griffin – The Triduum – What’s the rush?

Pat Griffin – “I’ve learned to stop rushing things that need time to grow.”

Pope Francis prays the Way of the Cross

Every year, the pope asks a person or group of people to write the meditations that are read aloud during the nighttime torch-lit Good Friday ceremony, which he presides over. For 2014, Pope Francis picked Italian Archbishop Giancarlo Maria Bregantini of...

Pope Francis’ Stations of the Cross

The Vatican has released a beautifully illustrated text of the Stations of the Cross to be used by Pope Francis on Good Friday 2013 Introduction "A man ran up and knelt before him, and asked him, ‘Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?’" (Mk 10:17)....

I thirst – Our emptiness

"I thirst. Most of us tend to avoid admitting how empty we feel. It’s too painful to go into the depths of our being and be with ourselves for any length of time. Most of our life is filled with distractions that defend us from the emptiness. If for a moment we...

Why I call it “Good” Friday

Igniter Media has a brief video which is currently the featured video in the right margin of famvin. This one minute 47 second video presents insightful contrasts in answering the question. "It seems interesting that we refer to the day Christ died as 'Good Friday'....

John Paul II Stations of the Cross

The following stations of the cross are based on those celebrated by Pope John Paul II on Good Friday 1991. They are presented here as an alternative to the traditional stations1 and as a way of reflecting more deeply on the Scriptural accounts of Christ's passion.

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