Today is Good Friday, the day in which we remember the saving passion and death of our Lord Jesus. On the cross, Christ mightily won our salvation, conquering death and destroying the power of sin forever. All our hope of eternal life is founded upon the cross, and this is why we pray, “Ave Crus, Spes Unica! Hail, O Cross, our only hope.”
Around the world, Catholics will gather today to pray and venerate the cross. Here are 15 quotes to help you in meditating on our Lord’s passion.
Quotes
The cross is the school of love.  – St. Maximilian Kolbe

Mount Calvary is the mount of lovers. All love that does not take its origin from the Savior’s passion is foolish and perilous. Unhappy is love without the Savior’s death. Love and death are so mingled in the Savior’s passion that we cannot have one in our hearts without the other. Upon Calvary, we cannot have life without love, or love without the
Redeemer’s death. – St. Francis de Sales

Mount Calvary is the academy of love. – St. Francis de Sales

No one, however weak, is denied a share in the victory of the cross. No one is beyond the help of the prayer of Christ. His prayer brought benefit to the multitude that raged against him. How much more does it bring to those who turn to him in repentance. – St. Leo the Great

As they were looking on, so we too gaze on his wounds as he hangs. We see his blood as he dies. We see the price offered by the redeemer, touch the scars of his resurrection. He bows his head, as if to kiss you. His heart is made bare open, as it were, in love to you. His arms are extended that he may embrace you. His whole body is displayed for your

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