Sorrows

"And thy own soul a sword shall pierce, that, out of many hearts thoughts may be revealed."

Things to do today:

Go to Mass

Make a heart-shaped cake for dessert, decorated with swords piercing the heart

Pray the Sorrowful mysteries of the Rosary

Memorize the seven sorrows

The seven sorrows of Mary:

The prophecy of Simeon (Luke 2:25-35)

The flight into Egypt (Matthew 2:13-15)

Loss of the Child Jesus for three days (Luke 2:41-50)

Mary meets Jesus on his way to Calvary (Luke 23:27-31; John 19:17)

Crucifixion and Death of Jesus (John 19:25-30)

The body of Jesus being taken from the Cross (Psalm 130; Luke 23:50-54; John 19:31-37)

The burial of Jesus (Isaiah 53:8; Luke 23:50-56; John 19:38-42; Mark 15:40-47)

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