The Seven Last Words or “Siete Palabras” refers to the seven last words uttered by Jesus Christ while nailed on the cross as recounted by the gospels. Join INQUIRER.net and ST PAULS Philippines as they recall these words to become a source of reflection and prayer during the solemn days of Holy Week.
First Word: “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.” Communion and Forgiveness – Fr. Cris Cellan, SSP
Second Word: “Today you will be with me in paradise.” Communion as Journey – Fr. Norman Peña, SSP
Third Word: “Behold your son: behold your mother.” Family, School for Communion – Fr. Paolo Asprer, SSP
Fourth Word: “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” Dark Nights of Communion – Fr. Paul Marquez, SSP
Fifth Word: “I thirst.” Communion and Justice – Fr. Feliciano Marquez, SSP
Sixth Word: “It is finished.” Communion, a way of Commitment – Fr. Rolling Flores, SSP
Seventh Word: “Father, into your hands I commend my spirit.” Communion as Grace of God – Fr. Dominador Guzman Jr., SSP