Christian awareness is shaped by a particular death, the death of Jesus: his living and dying and rising are the energies that shape Christian identity.
The Way of the Cross offers reflections on the fourteen traditional stopping-places or stations which mark out a path by which Christians may walk in the footsteps of Jesus, identifying themselves spirituality with him.
And, as many do today, The Way of the Cross adds a fifteenth station, the resurrection.
Part Two is a resource for more leisurely reflection on each station. It provides scriptural texts, and it also brings us into the company of saints and mystics who have travelled this path before us.
Donagh O' Shea O.P., director of the Dominican Centre Cork, has conducted retreats not only in Ireland and Britain but also in countries as diverse as Albania, Iceland, Norway, Pakistan, the Philippines and South Africa.
‘Prepare yourself to be taken on an unexpected journey! The image of Christ shouldering a lamb is familiar and much loved by many. Archbishop Richard brings a unique combination of pastoral and literary insights to these reflections, drawn from his...
These conversations are offered in the hope that they will help the reader to relate to, and to understand more easily, the people who played a central part in the life, death and resurrection of Jesus. About the Author Desmond...