Friday, July 6, 2018

In the Cleft of the Rock

It is the First Friday of the month, when we honor the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The open side of Jesus Crucified has long inspired the great mystics. To quote:
Look at this remarkable painting of Jesus Crucified. The focus of the composition is the wound in His Sacred Side. An angel holding a chalice is hovering just beneath it to receive the outpouring of His Blood. There are also angels stationed beneath His wounded hands. A fourth angel stricken with astonishment and grief looks on. (Read more.)

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