Mary's Little Office

Friday, July 14, 2017

32. Why do we Pray before the Crucifix?

 Necedah, Wisconsin, 1950


Why do we pray before the Crucifix and the images and relics of the saints?
We pray before the Crucifix and the images and relics of the saints because they enliven our devotion by exciting pious affections and desires, and by reminding us of Christ and of the saints, that we may imitate their virtues. 

Advanced Catechism of Catholic Faith, 1922

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