Second Sorrowful Mystery

Second Sorrowful Mystery: Scourging at the Pillar

Spiritual Fruits: Purity, Mortification

Mortification isn’t popular these days, but making small sacrifices and offering them up can be a great help to one’s spiritual life. There is an opportunity every day to sacrifice and to suffer in some small way. (Source)

2 fruits I see: 

  1. Endurance
  2. Strength

 

Pilate addressed them a third time, “What evil has this man done? I found him guilty of no capital crime.”
Luke 23:22a

Our Father…

“Therefore I shall have him flogged and then release him.”
Luke 23:22b

Hail Mary …

With loud shouts, however, they persisted in calling for his crucifixion, and their voices prevailed.
Luke 23:23

Hail Mary …

The verdict of Pilate was that their demand should be granted.
Luke 23:24

Hail Mary …

Then Pilate took Jesus and had him scourged.
John 19:1

Hail Mary …

So he released the man who had been imprisoned for rebellion and murder, for whom they asked, and he handed Jesus over to them to deal with as they wished.
Luke 23:25

Hail Mary …

How lonely she is now,
the once crowded city!
Lamentations 1:1a

Hail Mary …

Widowed is she
who was mistress over nations.
Lamentations 1:1b

Hail Mary …

The princess among the provinces
has been made a toiling slave.
Lamentations 1:1c

Hail Mary …

Bitterly she weeps at night,
tears upon her cheeks.
Lamentations 1:2a

Hail Mary …

With not one to console her
of all her dear ones.
Lamentations 1:2b

Hail Mary …

Her friends have all betrayed her
and become her enemies.
Lamentations 1:2c

Glory Be…

(Source)

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