Parish of St Matthew the Apostle,
Douglas, Isle of Man

Stations of the Cross

The 9th Station
Jesus falls the third time beneath his Cross

 9th station


I adore Thee O Christ
and I bless Thee

Because by Thy holy Cross
Thou hast redeemed the world

Jesus has now arrived almost at the summit of Calvary; but before he reaches the spot where he is to be crucified, his strength fails him, and he falls the third time,to be again dragged up and goaded onward by the brutal soldiery.

Meditate a while in silence

O Lord Jesus, I entreat thee, by the merits of this thy third most painful fall, to pardon my frequent relapses and my long continuance in sin; and may the thought of these thy sufferings make me hate my sins more and more. Amen


O God, I love thee with my whole heart and above all things, and am heartily sorry that I have offended thee. May I never offend thee any more. O may I love thee without ceasing, and make it my delight to do in all things thy most holy will. Amen

The Lord's Prayer...

Have mercy upon me, O Lord
Have mercy upon me

May the souls of the faithful
to the mercy of God
rest in peace. Amen

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