On this Good Friday, we share Bishop Barron’s “Tre Ore” reflections, which Cardinal Dolan invited him to deliver in 2012 at St. Patrick’s Cathedral (New York, NY).

The “Tre Ore,” or Three Hours’ Agony, is a liturgical service held on Good Friday from noon until three o’clock to commemorate the Passion of Christ, and includes a series of homilies on the seven last words spoken by Christ. Bishop’s seven reflections last around 90 minutes, so we encourage you to listen to them sometime today.

  • 1:24 – Introduction
  • 5:31 – First Word (“Father, forgive them, they know not what they do.”)
  • 18:11 – Second Word (“Amen, I say to you, today you will be with me in paradise.”)
  • 34:08 – Third Word (“Woman, behold your son… Behold your mother.”)
  • 46:36 – Fourth Word (“My God, my God, why have your forsaken me?”)
  • 1:02:49 – Fifth Word (“I thirst.”)
  • 1:12:43 – Sixth Word (“Father, into your hands I commend my spirit.”)
  • 1:20:44 – Seventh Word (“It is finished.”)
  • 1:28:10 – Conclusion

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