Our Lady of the Seven Dolours

Close up photo of the main stained glass wondow in St Mary’s Church

At the 10:30am Mass on Sunday we will be celebrating the Titular Feast of St Mary’s Church ‘Our Lady of the Seven Dolours’. We can be reminded of this by looking at the stained glass window inside the Church (see the photo above).
What are the Seven Sorrows? 

  1. The prophecy of Simeon. (St. Luke 2:34, 35)  
  2. The flight into Egypt. (St. Matthew 2:13, 14)  
  3. The loss of the Child Jesus in the temple. (St. Luke 2: 43-45)
  4. The meeting of Jesus and Mary on the Way of the Cross.
  5. The Crucifixion.
  6. The taking down of the Body of Jesus from the Cross.
  7. The burial of Jesus.