Via Dolorosa - Seventh Station


The Seventh Station: Jesus falls the second time

V. We adore you, O Christ, and we bless you,
R. because by your holy Cross you have redeemed the world.

Weakened by pain and weariness you go,
bearing the Cross along the winding street.
Again you fall, and still the escort show
no mercy as they drag you to your feet.


O HOLY JESUS, how often have you pardoned me, and yet how often have I fallen again into sin!  By the merits of this your second fall, help me to persevere in your grace until death; and grant that in all temptations I may turn to you without delay.

Act of contrition

O GOD, we love you with our whole hearts and above all things, and are heartily sorry that we have offended you.  May we never offend you any more.  May we love you without ceasing, and make it our delight to do in all things your most holy will.

Our Father   Hail Mary

V. O Saviour of the world, who by your Cross and precious Blood has redeemed us,
R. save us and help us, we humbly beseech you, O Lord.