EWTN Online Learning Series

The Seven Last Words 

Draw closer to Jesus from the foot of the Cross

Jesus spoke seven times while hanging in agony on the Cross. Why did He say those words? What do they mean for us today? EWTN invites you to keep watch with Christ this Lent. Let Jesus speak those words to you in this seven-part video series with EWTN Chaplain, Fr. Joseph Mary Wolfe, MFVA. 

“When he returned to his disciples he found them asleep. He said to Peter, ‘So you could not keep watch with me for one hour?’”
– Matthew 26:40

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Meditate at the foot of the Cross with EWTN Chaplain, Fr. Joseph Mary Wolfe

In this seven-part EWTN Online Learning Series set at the stunning Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Hanceville, Alabama, Fr. Joseph Mary Wolfe, MFVA, takes you on an insightful pilgrimage through Jesus’ final words from the Cross. The online videos and digital study guide help you encounter the suffering Jesus in a new and more personal way. Fr. Joseph joins you at the foot of the Cross to meditate, pray, and comfort our Lord during His Passion.
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“Watch and pray that you may not
undergo the test.
The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.”
Matthew 26:41

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Go deeper with Mother Angelica’s The Way of the Cross

Mother Angelica’s The Way of the Cross is a powerful optional companion for “The Seven Last Words” EWTN Online Learning Series. Each meditation includes a beautiful image of the actual Stations of the Cross that Mother Angelica prayed in front of at St. Anthony Church in her hometown of Canton, Ohio. Keep watch with Christ through the wisdom of Mother Angelica. Available for a donation of any amount.
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About Father Joseph Mary Wolfe

Fr. Joseph Mary Wolfe, MFVA, is the Chaplain of the Eternal Word Television Network, where he initially came to work in 1985 as an engineer. Two years later he became one of the founding members of the men’s community which Mother Angelica founded in 1987: the Franciscan Missionaries of the Eternal Word. The motto of the friars is: “The lost I will seek out, the strayed I will bring back” (Ezekiel 34:16). They do so by utilizing the modern means of communication, reaching millions of souls throughout the world.

Fr. Joseph was ordained to the priesthood in 1993 and often celebrates the daily televised Mass. He has produced a number of series featured on EWTN, including Faith in the Heartland on the faith of farmers in his home state of Iowa; The Church Universal on lay movements in the Church; mini-series on Fatima, Lourdes, and the Holy Land; as well as a number of the prayers and devotions which regularly air on EWTN.

About EWTN

Founded more than 40 years ago by a Poor Clare of Perpetual Adoration (PCPA), Mother Mary Angelica of the Annunciation, EWTN is the largest religious media network in the world. EWTN’s 11 global TV channels are broadcast in multiple languages 24 hours a day, seven days a week to over 435 million television households in more than 160 countries and territories. EWTN platforms also include radio services transmitted through SIRIUS/XM, iHeart Radio, and over 600 domestic and international AM & FM radio affiliates; a worldwide shortwave radio service; one of the largest Catholic websites in the U.S.; electronic and print news services, including Catholic News Agency, National Catholic Register newspaper, and several global news wire services; as well as EWTN Publishing, its book publishing division.

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Keep Watch with Christ

We invite you to sit at the foot of the Cross and meditate on Christ’s final words.