Pope Saint John Paul’s 11th Station
THE ELEVENTH STATION
Jesus is nailed to the Cross.
V. Adoramus te, Christe, et benedicimus tibi.
R. Quia per sanctam crucem tuam redemisti mundum.
From the Gospel according to Mark. 15:25-27
And it was the third hour, when they crucified him.
And the inscription of the charge against him read:
“The King of the Jews.”
And with him they crucified two robbers
one on his right and one on his left.
“They have pierced my hands and feet, I can count all my bones” (Ps 22:16-17). “I can count…”: how prophetic were these words! And yet we know that this body is a ransom. The whole of this body, its