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Seven Sorrows of the BVM


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According to the former RC Breviary, they were: (1) at the prophecy of Simeon; (2) at the flight into Egypt; (3) at the loss of the Holy Child; (4) on meeting Christ on the way to Calvary; (5) at standing at the foot of the Cross; (6) at the taking down of Christ from the Cross; (7) at His burial. Before 1969 they were commemorated on the Friday after Passion Sunday and on 15 Sept. (now the feast of Our Lady of Sorrow).

(1) at the prophecy of Simeon; (2) at the flight into Egypt; (3) at the loss of the Holy Child; (4) on meeting Christ on the way to Calvary; (5) at standing at the foot of the Cross; (6) at the taking down of Christ from the Cross; (7) at His burial.

Subjects: Christianity.


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