Passion of Christ


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Noun1.Passion of Christ - the suffering of Jesus at the Crucifixion
excruciation, suffering, agony - a state of acute pain
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He loved to kneel down on the cold marble pavement and watch the priest, in his stiff flowered dalmatic, slowly and with white hands moving aside the veil of the tabernacle, or raising aloft the jewelled, lantern-shaped monstrance with that pallid wafer that at times, one would fain think, is indeed the "panis caelestis," the bread of angels, or, robed in the garments of the Passion of Christ, breaking the Host into the chalice and smiting his breast for his sins.
Saint Catherine of Ricci, a stigmatic, unfolds the Passion of Christ in 17 scenes that lasts 28 hours, 'conversed aloud as if enacting a drama.'
She spent her days in prayer, contemplation on the Passion of Christ, and service to the sick and the poor.
The drama depicts the Passion of Christ, which includes the trial, suffering, and death of Jesus Christ.
Leomel 'Jong' Puerto, Parish spiritual director, said it was the very first time the youth performed the Cenaculo, the life and passion of Christ, during Good Friday's Holy Mass in the parish.
Dunque Hill, about 26 kilometers away from Manticao town, rises around 2,600 feet above sea level, has been the site for Catholics here to remember the Passion of Christ for years now.
Officials said invaluable artifacts were saved, including the Crown of Thorns, believed to be a relic of the passion of Christ.
Turning the Passion of Christ into another huge retail opportunity is a bit much to take, surely?
Playful, or risque as that may be, the historical passion behind this tropical Brazilian native is related to the passion of Christ, given by South American missionaries to educate converts.
Sadler examines the late medieval altarpiece through a miniaturist's lens, for these large polyptychs are inhabited by a teeming group of figures that enact the entire Passion of Christ or scenes from the life of the Virgin.
'The Passion of Christ gave birth to Christian hope...