The Thirteenth Station
Jesus Taken from the Cross
V. We adore Thee, O Christ, and we bless Thee.
R. Because by Thy holy cross Thou hast redeemed the world.
Consider the grief of the Mother of God when she received in her arms the body of her divine Son, all pale, covered with blood, and void of life.
O most holy Virgin! obtain for me the grace never more to crucify Jesus afresh by new sins, but by the practice of virtue to keep Him ever alive in me.
Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory be to the Father. Jesus Christ Crucified, have mercy on us!