If They Could Speak : Resource for Holy Week

If They Could Speak by Fr. John D. Powers.

This has been languishing on my bookshelf for years and I discovered it is now available direct by download. 

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The place is Jerusalem; the time, around 30 A.D. Jesus has been crucified in swift and brutal fashion. What were the thoughts of those involved in this earth-shaking event? 
In this reflective and forthright book, John D. Powers steps back in time to re-animate ten witnesses to Christ's passion. 

The apostle James, Judas, Pilate, the crossmaker, the mocking soldier, Simon the Cyrenean, Mary Magdalene, the repentant thief, the beloved disciple John--they, and Mary, Christ's mother, share how each was involved with the life, judgment, and death of Jesus, and their thoughts on this most pivotal event in Christian history. 

The ten then come into our times to show how Jesus continues to live, to be judged and crucified today. 

Powers writes in his Introduction, "As you slowly read these meditations, I hope the purpose of this book will be achieved in some small way: that your hearts and imaginations might be opened to the one voice of God that speaks specifically to you through the many voices in Scripture."

There are also other titles available for download from the same author at his website.
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(It says a donation for each would be helpful.)

Donation Check payable to Fr. John Powers, C.P.
Immaculate Conception Monastery
8645 Edgerton Blvd.
Jamaica, NY 11432

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