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Traditional Fatima Stations of the Cross

Traditional Fatima Stations of the Cross

TRADITIONAL FATIMA STATIONS of the CROSS (With Photos from Fatima’s Outdoor Via Crucis)

In Nomine Patris, et Filii, et Spiritus Sancti. Amen. 

Stabat Mater Stanza: (Stand) At the Cross Her station keeping; Stood the mournful Mother weeping, Close to Jesus to the last.

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1st Station: JESUS IS CONDEMNED TO DEATH

V: We adore Thee, O Christ, and we praise Thee. (Genuflect)

R: Because by Thy Holy Cross, Thou hast redeemed the world. (Rise)

Scripture

“Jesus therefore came forth, bearing the crown of thorns and the purple garment. And he (Pilate) saith to them: Behold the Man.” (Jn 19: 5)

“… John saw Jesus coming to him and he saith:  Behold the Lamb of God, behold Him Who taketh away the sin of the world.” (Jn 1:29)

Traditional Latin Mass

“Judge me, O God, and distinguish my cause from the nation that is not holy: deliver me from the unjust and deceitful man.” (Judica me)

Fatima

“If My requests are not granted, Russia will spread its errors throughout the world, raising up wars and persecutions against the Church.  The good will be martyred, the Holy Father will suffer much and various nations will be annihilated.” (July 13, 1917)

FATIMA Battle (BATL) Prayer: (Kneel)  My God, I Believe, I Adore, I Trust, and I Love Thee.  I beg pardon for those who do not Believe, do not Adore, do not Trust and do not Love Thee.  (1st 1916 Apparition of the Angel) 

Stabat Mater Stanza:  (Stand) Through Her Heart His sorrow sharing; All His bitter anguish bearing; Now at length the sword has passed.

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2nd Station: JESUS TAKES UP HIS CROSS

V: We adore Thee, O Christ, and we praise Thee. (Genuflect)

R: Because by Thy Holy Cross, Thou hast redeemed the world. (Rise)

Scripture

“Then Jesus said to His disciples: If any man will come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me.  For he that will save his life, shall lose it; and he that shall lose his life for My sake, shall find it.”  (Mt 16:24-25)

Traditional Latin Mass

“I will go in unto the Altar of God … Unto God, Who giveth joy to my youth.”   (Introibo ad altare Dei)

Fatima

“Are you willing to offer yourselves to God and bear all the sufferings He wants to send to you, as an act of reparation for the sins by which He is offended, and for the conversion of sinners?”  “Yes, we are willing.”  “You are then going to have much to suffer, but the grace of God will be your comfort.”  (May 13, 1917)

FATIMA Battle (BATL) Prayer: (Kneel) My God, I Believe, I Adore, I Trust, and I Love Thee.  I beg pardon for those who do not Believe, do not Adore, do not Trust and do not Love Thee.  (1st 1916 Apparition of the Angel) 

Stabat Mater Stanza:  (Stand) O, how sad and sore depressed; Was that Mother, highly blessed; Of the sole Begotten One.

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3rd Station: JESUS FALLS THE FIRST TIME

V: We adore Thee, O Christ, and we praise Thee. (Genuflect)

R: Because by Thy Holy Cross, Thou hast redeemed the world. (Rise)

Scripture

“And after they had mocked Him, they took off the cloak from Him, and put on Him His own garments, and led Him away to crucify Him.”  (Mt 27:31)

“But He was wounded for our iniquities, He was bruised for our sins: the chastisement of our peace was upon Him, and by His bruises we are healed.”  (Is 53:5)

Traditional Latin Mass

“May Almighty God have mercy upon you, forgive you your sins, and bring you to life everlasting.” (Indulgentiam)

Fatima

“I am going to Confession so that I can receive Holy Communion, and then die.  I want you (Lucia) to tell me if you have seen me commit any sin, and then go and ask Jacinta if she has seen me commit any … I’ve already confessed those, but I’ll do so again.  Maybe it is because of these sins that I committed that Our Lord is so sad!  But even if I don’t die, I’ll never commit them again.  I’m heartily sorry for them now.” (Saint Francisco Marto on his deathbed:  Sister Lucia’s 4th Memoir)

FATIMA Battle (BATL) Prayer: (Kneel) My God, I Believe, I Adore, I Trust, and I Love Thee.  I beg pardon for those who do not Believe, do not Adore, do not Trust and do not Love Thee.  (1st 1916 Apparition of the Angel) 

Stabat Mater Stanza:  (Stand) Christ above in torment hangs; She beneath beholds the pangs; of Her dying Glorious Son.

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4th Station: JESUS MEETS HIS AFFLICTED MOTHER

V: We adore Thee, O Christ, and we praise Thee. (Genuflect)

R: Because by Thy Holy Cross, Thou hast redeemed the world. (Rise)

Scripture

“And Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary His Mother:  Behold this Child is set for the fall, and for the resurrection of many in Israel, and for a sign which shall be contradicted; And Thy own soul, a sword shall pierce, that, out of many hearts, thoughts may be revealed.”  (Lk 2:34-35)

Traditional Latin Mass

“O God, in Whose Passion, according to the prophecy of Simeon, the sword of sorrow pierced through the most sweet soul of the Glorious Mary, Virgin and Mother; mercifully grant that we, who call to mind with veneration Her anguish and suffering, by the glorious merits and prayers of all the Saints who faithfully stood by the Cross interceding for us, may obtain the blessed fruit of Thy Passion.” (Collect: Seven Dolors of the Blessed Virgin Mary).

Fatima

“…Are you suffering a great deal?  Do not lose heart, I will never forsake you!  My Immaculate Heart will be your refuge and the way that will lead you to God.” (June 13, 1917)

FATIMA Battle (BATL) Prayer: (Kneel) My God, I Believe, I Adore, I Trust, and I Love Thee.  I beg pardon for those who do not Believe, do not Adore, do not Trust and do not Love Thee.  (1st 1916 Apparition of the Angel) 

Stabat Mater Stanza:  (Stand) Is there one who would not weep; Whelmed in miseries so deep; Christ’s Dear Mother to behold?

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5th Station: SIMON OF CYRENE HELPS JESUS CARRY THE CROSS

V: We adore Thee, O Christ, and we praise Thee. (Genuflect)

R: Because by Thy Holy Cross, Thou hast redeemed the world. (Rise)

Scripture

“And going out, they found a man of Cyrene, named Simon: him they forced to take up His Cross.”  (Mt 27:32)

Traditional Latin Mass

“O Lord, Who hast said:  My yoke is easy and My burden light; make me so able to bear it, that I may obtain Thy favor.  Amen.”  (Vesting Prayers of the Priest: Domine, qui dixisti)

Fatima

“Make of everything you can a sacrifice and offer it to God as an act of reparation for the sins by which He is offended, and in supplication for the conversion of sinners.  In this way, you will draw peace upon your country.  I am its Guardian Angel, the Angel of Portugal.  Above all, accept and bear with submission the sufferings which the Lord will send you.”  (2nd Angel apparition, 1916)

FATIMA Battle (BATL) Prayer: (Kneel) My God, I Believe, I Adore, I Trust, and I Love Thee.  I beg pardon for those who do not Believe, do not Adore, do not Trust and do not Love Thee.  (1st 1916 Apparition of the Angel) 

Stabat Mater Stanza:  (Stand) Can the human heart refrain; From partaking in Her pain; In that Mother’s pain untold?

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6th Station: VERONICA WIPES THE FACE OF JESUS

V: We adore Thee, O Christ, and we praise Thee. (Genuflect)

R: Because by Thy Holy Cross, Thou hast redeemed the world. (Rise)

Scripture

“My soul hath thirsted after the strong living God; when shall I come and appear before the Face of God?”  (Psalms 41:3)

Traditional Latin Mass

“Deign to look upon them with a favorable and gracious countenance, and to accept them as Thou didst accept the offerings of Thy just servant Abel, and the sacrifice of our Patriarch Abraham, and that which Thy high priest Melchisedech offered up to Thee, a Holy Sacrifice, and Immaculate Victim.” (Supre quae propitio)

Fatima

“Jesus wishes to make use of you in order to make Me known and loved.  He wishes to establish in the world devotion to My Immaculate Heart.  To whoever embraces this devotion, I promise salvation; those souls will be cherished by God, as flowers placed by Me to adorn His throne.” (June 13, 1917)

FATIMA Battle (BATL) Prayer: (Kneel) My God, I Believe, I Adore, I Trust, and I Love Thee.  I beg pardon for those who do not Believe, do not Adore, do not Trust and do not Love Thee.  (1st 1916 Apparition of the Angel) 

Stabat Mater Stanza:  (Stand) Bruised, derided, cursed, defiled; She beheld Her tender Child; All with bloody scourges rent.

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7th Station: JESUS FALLS THE SECOND TIME

V: We adore Thee, O Christ, and we praise Thee. (Genuflect)

R: Because by Thy Holy Cross, Thou hast redeemed the world. (Rise)

Scripture

‘Be not afraid of sudden fear, nor the power of the wicked falling upon thee.” (Proverbs 3:25)

Traditional Latin Mass

 “Accept, O Holy Father, Almighty and Everlasting God, this unspotted Host, which I, Thine unworthy servant, offer unto Thee, my living and true God, to atone for my countless sins, offenses, and negligences: on behalf of all here present and likewise for all faithful Christians, living and dead, that it may avail both me and them as a means of salvation, unto life everlasting.” (Suscipe, Sancte Pater)

Fatima

“Pray, pray very much, and make sacrifices for sinners, for many souls go to hell because they have no one to make sacrifices and pray for them.”  (August 1917)

FATIMA Battle (BATL) Prayer: (Kneel) My God, I Believe, I Adore, I Trust, and I Love Thee.  I beg pardon for those who do not Believe, do not Adore, do not Trust and do not Love Thee.  (1st 1916 Apparition of the Angel) 

Stabat Mater Stanza: (Stand) For the sins of His own nation; Saw Him hang in desolation; Till His spirit forth He sent.

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8th Station:  JESUS MEETS THE WOMEN OF JERUSALEM

V:  We adore Thee, O Christ, and we praise Thee. (Genuflect)

R:  Because by Thy Holy Cross, Thou hast redeemed the world. (Rise)

Scripture

“But Jesus turning to them said: Daughters of Jerusalem, weep not over Me, but weep for yourselves, and for your children.”  (Lk 23: 28)

Traditional Latin Mass

“Order our days in Thy peace, and command that we be rescued from eternal damnation and numbered in the flock of Thine elect.”  (Hanc Igitur)

“Lord, I am not worthy that Thou shouldst enter under my roof; but only say the word, and my soul shall be healed.”  (Communion of the Priest and of the Faithful)

Fatima

“You have seen hell where the souls of poor sinners go.  To save them, God wishes to establish in the world devotion to My Immaculate Heart.  If what I say to you is done, many souls will be saved and there will be peace.”  (July 13, 1917)

FATIMA Battle (BATL) Prayer: (Kneel) My God, I Believe, I Adore, I Trust, and I Love Thee.  I beg pardon for those who do not Believe, do not Adore, do not Trust and do not Love Thee.  (1st 1916 Apparition of the Angel) 

Stabat Mater Stanza: (Stand) O sweet Mother fount of Love; Touch my spirit from above; Make my heart with Thine accord.

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9th Station: JESUS FALLS THE THIRD TIME

V: We adore Thee, O Christ, and we praise Thee. (Genuflect)

R: Because by Thy Holy Cross, Thou hast redeemed the world. (Rise)

Scripture

“Amen, amen I say to you, unless the grain of wheat falling into the ground die, itself remaineth alone.  But if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit.”  (Jn 12:24-25)

“He will keep the feet of His Saints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness, for no man shall prevail by his own strength.”  [1 Kings (1 Samuel) 2:9]

Traditional Latin Mass

“O God, our refuge and our strength, look down with favor upon the people who cry to Thee; and by the intercession of the Glorious and Immaculate Virgin Mary, Mother of God, of St. Joseph Her Spouse, of Thy Blessed Apostles Peter and Paul, and of all the Saints, mercifully and graciously hear the prayers which we pour forth for the conversion of sinners, and for the liberty and exaltation of our Holy Mother the Church.  Through the same Christ our Lord.”  (Leonine Prayers after Low Mass)

Fatima

“On the last month, I will perform a miracle so that all may believe.  If they had not taken you to the town, the miracle would have been greater.  Saint Joseph will come with the Child Jesus to give peace to the world.  Our Lord will come to bless the people.  Our Lady of the Rosary and Our Lady of Sorrows will come also.”  (August 1917)

FATIMA Battle (BATL) Prayer: (Kneel) My God, I Believe, I Adore, I Trust, and I Love Thee.  I beg pardon for those who do not Believe, do not Adore, do not Trust and do not Love Thee.  (1st 1916 Apparition of the Angel) 

Stabat Mater Stanza: (Stand) Make me feel as Thou hast felt; Make my soul to glow and melt; With the love of Christ, my Lord.

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10th Station: JESUS IS STRIPPED OF HIS GARMENTS

V: We adore Thee, O Christ, and we praise Thee. (Genuflect)

R: Because by Thy Holy Cross, Thou hast redeemed the world. (Rise)

Scripture

“And when they were come to the place which is called Calvary, they crucified Him there; and the robbers, one on the right hand, and the other on the left.  And Jesus said:  Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.  But they, dividing His garments, cast lots.  And the people stood beholding, and the rulers with them derided Him, saying:  He saved others; let Him save Himself, if He be the Christ, the elect of God.”  (Lk 23:33-35)

Traditional Latin Mass

“Let not the partaking of Thy Body, O Lord Jesus Christ, which I. though unworthy, presume to receive, turn to my judgment and condemnation; but through Thy mercy may it be unto me a safeguard and a healing remedy both of soul and body.”  (Perceptio Corporis Tui)

Fatima

“Do not offend the Lord Our God any more, for He is already too much offended,” (October 13, 1917)

FATIMA Battle (BATL) Prayer: (Kneel) My God, I Believe, I Adore, I Trust, and I Love Thee.  I beg pardon for those who do not Believe, do not Adore, do not Trust and do not Love Thee.  (1st 1916 Apparition of the Angel) 

Stabat Mater Stanza: (Stand)   Holy Mother pierce me through;  In my heart each wound renew;  Of my Savior crucified.

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11th Station: JESUS IS NAILED TO THE CROSS

V: We adore Thee, O Christ, and we praise Thee. (Genuflect)

R: Because by Thy Holy Cross, Thou hast redeemed the world. (Rise)

Scripture

“For I, through the law, am dead to the law, that I may live to God: with Christ I am nailed to the Cross.”  (Gal 2:19)

Traditional Latin Mass

“What return shall I make to the Lord for all the things that He hath given unto me?  I will take the Chalice of Salvation, and call upon the Name of the Lord.  I will call upon the Lord and give praise: and I shall be saved from mine enemies.”  (Quid retribuam)

Fatima

“Sacrifice yourselves for sinners, and say often to Jesus, especially when you make sacrifice:  O Jesus, it is for love of Thee, for the conversion of sinners, and in reparation for the sins committed against the Immaculate Heart of Mary,” (July 13, 1917)

FATIMA Battle (BATL) Prayer: (Kneel) My God, I Believe, I Adore, I Trust, and I Love Thee.  I beg pardon for those who do not Believe, do not Adore, do not Trust and do not Love Thee.  (1st 1916 Apparition of the Angel) 

Stabat Mater Stanza: (Stand) Let me share with Thee His pain; Who for all our sins was slain; Who for me in torments died.

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12th Station: JESUS DIES UPON THE CROSS

V: We adore Thee, O Christ, and we praise Thee. (Genuflect)

R: Because by Thy Holy Cross, Thou hast redeemed the world. (Rise)

Scripture

“And about the ninth hour Jesus cried out in a loud voice saying: Eli, Eli, lamma sabacthani?  That is, My God, My God, why hast Thou forsaken Me?... And Jesus again crying with a loud voice, yielded up the ghost.   And behold the veil of the temple was rent in two from the top even to the bottom, and the earth quaked, and the rocks were rent … Now the centurion and they that were with him watching Jesus, having seen the earthquake, and the things that were done, were sore afraid, saying:  Indeed this was the Son of God.”  (Mt 27: 46, 50-51, 54)

Traditional Latin Mass

“There were standing by the Cross of Jesus His Mother, and His Mother’s sister, Mary of Cleophas, and Salome, and Mary Magdalene.  ‘Woman, behold Thy son,’ said Jesus; and to the disciple, ‘Behold thy Mother.’” (Introit: Mass of the Seven Dolors of the Blessed Virgin Mary)

Fatima

“I shall come to ask for the Consecration of Russia to My Immaculate Heart, and the Communion of Reparation on the First Saturdays.  If My requests are heeded, Russia will be converted and there will be peace; if not, she will spread her errors throughout the world, causing wars and persecutions of the Church.  The good will be martyred, the Holy Father will have much to suffer, various nations will be annihilated.”  (July 13, 1917)

FATIMA Battle (BATL) Prayer: (Kneel) My God, I Believe, I Adore, I Trust, and I Love Thee.  I beg pardon for those who do not Believe, do not Adore, do not Trust and do not Love Thee.  (1st 1916 Apparition of the Angel) 

Stabat Mater Stanza: (Stand) Let me mingle tears with Thee; Mourning Him Who mourned for me; All the days that I may live.

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13th Station: JESUS IS TAKEN DOWN FROM THE CROSS

V: We adore Thee, O Christ, and we praise Thee. (Genuflect)

R: Because by Thy Holy Cross, Thou hast redeemed the world. (Rise)

Scripture

“Woe to you that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter.” (Is 5:20)

Traditional Latin Mass

“Thou art sorrowful and worthy of tears, O Virgin Mary, standing near the Cross of the Lord Jesus, Thy Son, the Redeemer.  O Virgin Mother of God, He Whom the whole world does not contain bears this punishment of the Cross, the Author of life made Man.”  (Gradual:  Mass of the Seven Dolors of the Blessed Virgin Mary)

Fatima

“When you pray the Rosary, say after each mystery:  O my Jesus, forgive us, save us from the fires of hell.  Lead all souls to Heaven, especially those who are most in need.”  (July 13, 1917)

FATIMA Battle (BATL) Prayer: (Kneel) My God, I Believe, I Adore, I Trust, and I Love Thee.  I beg pardon for those who do not Believe, do not Adore, do not Trust and do not Love Thee.  (1st 1916 Apparition of the Angel) 

Stabat Mater Stanza: (Stand) By the Cross with Thee to stay; There with Thee to weep and pray; This I ask of Thee to give.

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14th Station: JESUS IS PLACED IN THE SEPULCHER

V: We adore Thee, O Christ, and we praise Thee. (Genuflect)

R: Because by Thy Holy Cross, Thou hast redeemed the world. (Rise)

Scripture

“Now there was in the place where He was crucified, a garden; and in the garden a new sepulcher, where no man yet had been laid.  There, therefore, because of the parasceve of the Jews, they laid Jesus, because the sepulcher was nigh at hand.” (Jn 19: 41-42)

Traditional Latin Mass

“Happy the Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary, which without dying earned the palm of martyrdom beneath the Cross of Our Lord.”  (Communion Antiphon:  Mass of the Seven Dolors of the Blessed Virgin Mary)

Fatima

“In the end, My Immaculate Heart will triumph.  The Holy Father will consecrate Russia to Me and she will be converted and a period of peace will be granted to the world.”  (July 13, 2017)

FATIMA Battle (BATL) Prayer: (Kneel) My God, I Believe, I Adore, I Trust, and I Love Thee.  I beg pardon for those who do not Believe, do not Adore, do not Trust and do not Love Thee.  (1st 1916 Apparition of the Angel) 

Stabat Mater Stanza:  (Stand) Virgin of all virgins blest; Listen to my fond request; Let me share Thy grief divine.

CLOSING PRAYER  (Kneel) (Repeat 3 times)

“O Most Holy Trinity, Father, Son and Holy Ghost, I adore Thee profoundly, and I offer Thee the Most Precious Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity of Jesus Christ, present in all the tabernacles of the world, in reparation for the outrages, sacrileges and indifference by which He Himself is offended.  And through the infinite merits of His Most Sacred Heart and the Immaculate Heart of Mary, I beg of Thee the conversion of poor sinners.” (3rd 1916 Apparition of the Angel)

Amen.

In Nomine Patris, et Filii, et Spiritus Sancti. Amen

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