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TCC Playlist: Crux Fidelis and Good Friday

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Good Friday in Pakistan

Today is Good Friday, when we remember Christ’s passion at 3pm. It is a day of fasting and abstinence. In the photo above a woman kisses a crucifix. Pope Francis has encouraged all Catholics to kiss a crucifix this week and say the prayer, “Thank you Jesus. Thank you Lord.” Good Friday is also the only day of the year on which the Eucharist is not consecrated. Several chant versions of Crux Fidelis (Cross of Gladness) and photos of Good Friday around the world after the jump:

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TCC Playlist: The Seven Last Words of Christ by Franz Joseph Haydn

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Wounded Hands

Joseph Haydn, “the father of symphony” was a devout Catholic throughout his life. His orchestral work “The Seven Last Words of Christ” was composed for a Good Friday service in 1783. Read more about the seven last sayings of Christ and hear the music after the jump:

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