Twelfth Station: Jesus speaks with Mary and John
We adore you, O Christ, and we bless you.
Because by your holy cross you have redeemed the world.
John 19: 25-27
but standing by the cross of Jesus were his mother and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple whom he loved standing nearby, he said to his mother, “Woman, behold, your son!” Then he said to the disciple, “Behold, your mother!” And from that hour the disciple took her to his own home.
Painting: Josse Lieferinxe, 1500, Crucifixion [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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