The Eight Sayings of Christ in the Passion according to St John

eight sayingsMany would have heard of the meditation of the 7 last words of Christ on the cross gleaned from the various gospels. But in this series of daily mediations which leads into Holy Week, Fr Michael Chua shares meditations on the eight sayings of Christ in the passion according to St John, the passion which is read every Good Friday.

He walks us through the Passion from the arrest of Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane to our Lord taking his final breath on the cross. Find the links to the Facebook live recordings below as we prepare ourselves to celebrate the Great Triduum of our Lord’s Passion and Resurrection.

Day 1: "Who are you Looking for?" 🤨👀 (John 18:4-8)

Day 2: “Put your sword back into its sheath. Am I not to drink the cup that the Father has given me?” 🤺🍷 (John 18:11)

Day 3: “ But if I have spoken rightly, why do you strike me?” 🤕🥊 (John 18:20-23)

Day 4: “My kingdom is not from this world” 👑🌎 (John 18:34-37)

Day 5: “You would have no power over me unless it had been given you from above..." 💪🏼👆🏼 (John 19:11)

Day 6: “woman, here is your son ... Here is your mother” 👩‍👦💙 (John 19:26-27)

Day 7: “I am thirsty” 🍷🌡️ (John 19: 29)

Day 8: “it is finished” 🏁🏆 (John 19:30)