The Dolorous Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ

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The Life Of Anne Catherine Emmerich

MEDITATION I. Preparations for the Pasch

MEDITATION II. The Supper-Room.

MEDITATION III. Arrangements for eating the Paschal Lamb.

MEDITATION IV. The Chalice used at the Last Supper

MEDITATION V. Jesus goes up to Jerusalem.

MEDITATION VI. The Last Pasch.

MEDITATION VII. The Washing of the Feet.

MEDITATION VIII. Institution of the Holy Eucharist.

MEDITATION IX. Private Instruction and Consecrations.

THE PASSION. "If thou knowest not how to meditate on high and heavenly things, rest on the Passion of Christ, and willingly dwell in his sacred wounds. For, if thou fly devoutly to the wounds and precious stigmas of Jesus, thou shalt feel great comfort in tribulation."--Imitation of Christ, book 2, chapter 1.

INTRODUCTION. On the evening of the 18th of February

CHAPTER I. Jesus in the Garden of Olives.

CHAPTER II. Judas and his band.

CHAPTER III. Jesus is arrested.

CHAPTER IV. Means employed by the enemies of Jesus for carrying out their designs against him.

CHAPTER V. A Glance at Jerusalem.

CHAPTER VI. Jesus before Annas.

CHAPTER VII. The Tribunal of Caiphas.

CHAPTER VIII. Jesus before Caiphas.

CHAPTER IX. The Insults received by Jesus in the Court of Caiphas.

CHAPTER X. The Denial of St. Peter

CHAPTER XI. Mary in the House of Caiphas.

CHAPTER XII. Jesus confined in the subterranean Prison.

CHAPTER XIII. The Morning Trial.

CHAPTER XIV. The Despair of Judas

CHAPTER XV. Jesus is taken before Pilate.

CHAPTER XVI. Description of Pilate's Palace and the adjacent Buildings.

CHAPTER XVII. Jesus before Pilate.

CHAPTER XVIII. The Origin of the Way of the Cross.

CHAPTER XIX. Pilate and his Wife.

CHAPTER XX. Jesus before Herod.

CHAPTER XXI. Jesus led back from the Court of Herod to that of Pilate.

CHAPTER XXII. The Scourging of Jesus.

CHAPTER XXIII. Mary during the Scourging of our Lord.

CHAPTER XXIV. Interruption of the Visions of the Passion by the Appearance of St. Joseph under the form of a Child.

CHAPTER XXV. Description of the Personal Appearance of the Blessed Virgin.

CHAPTER XXVI. The Crowning with Thorns.


CHAPTER XXVIII. Reflections on the Visions.

CHAPTER XXIX. Jesus condemned to be crucified.

CHAPTER XXX. The Carrying of the Cross.

CHAPTER XXXI. The First Fall of Jesus.

CHAPTER XXXII. The Second Fall of Jesus.

CHAPTER XXXIII. Simon of Cyrene. Third Fall of Jesus.

CHAPTER XXXIV. The Veil of Veronica.

CHAPTER XXXV. The Fourth and Fifth Falls of Jesus.

CHAPTER XXXVI. Jesus on Mount Golgotha.

CHAPTER XXXVII. The Departure of Mary and the holy Women of Calvary.

CHAPTER XXXVIII. The Nailing of Jesus to the Cross.

CHAPTER XXXIX. Raising of the Cross.

CHAPTER XL. Crucifixion of the Thieves.

CHAPTER XLI. Jesus hanging on the Cross between two Thieves.

CHAPTER XLII. First Word of Jesus on the Cross.

CHAPTER XLIII. Eclipse of the Sun.

CHAPTER XLIV. The Fear felt by the Inhabitants of Jerusalem.

CHAPTER XLV. Fifth, Sixth, and Seventh Words of Jesus on the Cross.

CHAPTER XLVI. The Earthquake.

CHAPTER XLVII. The Request of Joseph of Arimathea to be allowed to have the Body of Jesus.

CHAPTER XLVIII. The Opening of the Side of Jesus.

CHAPTER XLIX. A Description of some Parts of ancient Jerusalem.

CHAPTER LI. The Embalming of the Body of Jesus.

CHAPTER LII. The Body of our Lord placed in the Sepulchre.

CHAPTER LIII. The Return from the Sepulchre.

CHAPTER LIV. On the Name of Calvary.

CHAPTER LV. The Cross and the Winepress.

CHAPTER LVI. Apparitions on Occasion of the Death of Jesus.

CHAPTER LVII. Guards are placed around the Tomb of Jesus.

CHAPTER LVIII. A Glance at the Disciples of Jesus on Holy Saturday.

CHAPTER LIX. A Detached Account of the Descent into Hell.

CHAPTER LX. The Eve of the Resurrection.

CHAPTER LXII. The Night of Resurrection.

CHAPTER LXIII. The Resurrection of our Lord.

CHAPTER LXIV. The holy Women at the Sepulchre.

CHAPTER LXV. The Relation which was given by the Sentinels who were placed around the Sepulchre.

CHAPTER LXVI. The End of the Lenten Meditations.

APPENDIX. Detached Account of Longinus.

Detached Account of Abenadar.


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