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Subjects Rosary Mysteries Sorrowful Carrying of the Cross

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Jesus in the Mysteries of the Rosary

  1. Sorrowful Mysteries
    1. The Carrying of the Cross

We are approaching the "zenith" of the life of Jesus (and of the Mysteries of the Rosary). The Sorrowful Mysteries reach their maximum intensity when the great theme comes into play: the Cross ... In the 4th Sorrowful Mystery the Cross appears (on the Lord's back at the moment): the Via Crucis begins! On this route, Mary had probably the opportunity to see her Son closely and to tell Him some words ...

The history of salvation is concentrated on the Cross. But the Cross is essentially associated with the Resurrection in any case: there is no real Resurrection if there is no (real) death on the Cross before; in turn, death on the Cross would have no saving force if it were not overcome by the Resurrection (Read more«Now is the Son of Man glorified and God is glorified in him»).