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The Passion of Jesus: How It Really Happened

Fr. Ed Hauf, OMI, welcomed guest Pete Remmert, an expert on the Shroud and all aspects of the Passion of Christ, to help us appreciate this turning point in history and our faith.

The Lord’s Passion

Robert Rodriguez and Pete Remmert prayerfully guide you through Christ’s sorrowful Passion with help from the Shroud of Turin.

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Pilgrims carry the Cross along the Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem - January 2017

Stations of the Cross meditations by St. Alphonsus Liguori

These are the most widely-used meditations on the Way of the Cross that Jesus experienced during his Passion. They were written by Saint Alphonsus Liguori, founder of the Redemptorist religious order.

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You may inquire about this prayer at your local Catholic bookstore, or acquire it from Pilgrim Center of Hope for a small donation 210-521-3377.

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Jesus of Nazareth – Holy Week: From the entrance into Jerusalem to the Resurrection

Jesus of Nazareth – Holy Week: From the Entrance into Jerusalem to the Resurrection, by Pope Benedict XVI

For Christians, Jesus of Nazareth is the Son of God, who died for the sins of the world, and who rose from the dead in triumph over sin and death. For non-Christians, he is almost anything else–a myth, a political revolutionary, a prophet whose teaching was misunderstood or distorted by his followers.

Jesus of Nazareth is the Son of God, and no myth, revolutionary, or misunderstood prophet, insists Benedict XVI. He thinks that the best of historical scholarship, while it can’t “prove” Jesus is the Son of God, certainly doesn’t disprove it. Indeed, Benedict maintains that the evidence, fairly considered, brings us face-to-face with the challenge of Jesus–a real man who taught and acted in ways that were tantamount to claims of divine authority, claims not easily dismissed as lunacy or deception.

Benedict XVI presents this challenge in his new book, Jesus of Nazareth: Holy Week: From the Entrance into Jerusalem to the Resurrection, the sequel volume to Jesus of Nazareth: From the Baptism in the Jordan to the Transfiguration.

Why was Jesus rejected by the religious leaders of his day? Who was responsible for his death? Did he establish a Church to carry on his work? How did Jesus view his suffering and death? How should we? And, most importantly, did Jesus really rise from the dead and what does his resurrection mean? The story of Jesus raises many crucial questions.

Benedict brings to his study the vast learning of a brilliant scholar, the passionate searching of a great mind, and the deep compassion of a pastor’s heart. In the end, he dares readers to grapple with the meaning of Jesus’ life, teaching, death, and resurrection.

Visit the book’s website to learn more.

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