Eucharistic Adoration: Holy Hour Meditations on the Seven Last Words of Christ

Eucharistic Adoration: Holy Hour Meditations on the Seven Last Words of Christ

by Charles M. Murphy

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Overview

This creative prayer compendium invites readers to spend an hour in eucharistic adoration while meditating on the seven last words of Jesus. Charles Murphy includes a simple how-to guide for making a holy hour as well as profiles of seven contemporary figures such as Edith Stein and John Paul II who are models of eucharistic devotion and whose lives bear witness to Jesus' final words.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781594713088
Publisher: Ave Maria Press
Publication date: 10/08/2012
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Cardinal William Levada ix

Acknowledgments xiii

Introduction: Gazing upon Our Eucharistic Lord 1

First Word: "My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?" 12

Witness: Simone Weil 20

Second Word: "Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do." 28

Witness: St. Teresa Blessed by the Cross (Edith Stein) 33

Third Word: "Today you will be with me in paradise." 42

Witness: Dorothy Day 46

Fourth Word: "Father, into your hands I commend my spirit." 52

Witness: Blessed John XXIII 57

Fifth Word: "Woman, this is your son. Son, this is your mother." 64

Witness: Blessed John Paul II 69

Sixth Word: "I thirst." 74

Witness: Blessed Teresa of Calcutta 79

Seventh Word: "It is finished." 86

Witness: St. Margaret Mary Alacoque 90

Hymns of the Passion and the Eucharist 95

Notes 108

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