The Torment of the Cross
  • The Torment of the Cross
  • The Torment of the Cross

The Torment of the Cross

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A Physiological Study of the Passion of Jesus according to the Holy Shroud of Turin and the Surgeons

Examining each of the marks, analyzing each clue inscribed on the Holy Shroud, researchers have noted the total concordance, without the slightest error, of anatomical and historical analyses with the Evangelists’ account; of the “Man of the Shroud” with Jesus of Nazareth.  

Not only is there concordance, but the Shroud reveals a multitude of details not documented in the Holy Book.  Is it any wonder that many have called this precious relic “the Fifth Gospel”?  

Above all, the “Gospel” of the Holy Shroud relates the harrowing story of the Passion of Jesus, with previously unsuspected details. In revealing the immensity of His sufferings, it shows us the immensity of His LOVE. 


Table of Contents

Introduction – Page 3

Not My will but Thine be done! – 5

Who is it that struck Thee? – 6

Pilate took Jesus and had Him scourged first – 7

And plaiting a crown of thorns, they put it upon His head  – 9

And bearing the Cross for Himself, Jesus went forth to the place called Calvary – 10

And they crucified Him – 11

And there came out blood and water – 21

The message of Infinite Love contained in the Holy Shroud – 23

There is no beauty in Him... (Isaiah) – 25

Prayers to Honor the Holy Passion of Jesus – 26

Litany of the Passion of Our Lord – Prayer to the Eternal Father to be said before a Crucifix in Times of Calamity (Bl. Melanie Calvat) – To the Suffering Jesus – Prayer through the Merits of the Sufferings of Jesus Christ – Prayer to the Redeemer of the World – Prayer to Jesus nailed to the Cross (St. Alphonsus Liguori) – Requests to Jesus Crucified (St. Alphonsus Liguori) – Prayers to the Holy Face of Our Lord Jesus Christ – Act of Reparation – Aspirations of Saint Ignatius

Let us meditate on the Passion of Jesus  (Father John Gregory of the Trinity – 32