Friday, April 22, 2011

Darkness

DARKNESS covered everything when they crucified Jesus: and at the ninth hour Jesus cried out in a loud voice: My God, my God, why have you abandoned me?

Saint Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church, in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - detail of stained glass window with the Scourging of Christ
Stained glass window of the Scourging of Christ, at Saint Francis Xavier Church in Saint Louis.

Saint Francis de Sales Oratory, in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - Arma Christi
Arma Christi.  Some of the instrument's of Christ's passion. At Saint Francis de Sales Oratory.

Saint Alphonsus Ligouri ("Rock") Roman Catholic Church, in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - Crucifixion
Crucifixion, at Saint Alphonsus Ligouri Church, in Saint Louis.

Saint Alphonsus Ligouri ("Rock") Roman Catholic Church, in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - pieta
Christ is taken from the Cross; Mary holds her dead son. Also at Saint Alphonsus.

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