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The Seven Sorrows of Mary

The Seven Sorrows of Mary
The first time I knew about the seven sorrows of Mary was in 2016 while completing the Pilgrims Passport in the Jubilee of Mercy. I asked my friends, “Really?  Did Mother Mary grip in sorrow, too?”  One of them answered, “Of course, like us parents.  She was the mother of Jesus, especially when she held the dead body of him.” We were on our sixth stop, in Our Lady of Sorrows Parish in Pasay City.  Honestly, I was stunned because I found that people are not alone in grief. I am not alone in my sorrows.
Here are the even sorrows of our lady. The Prophecy of Simon The Flight of Egypt The Loss of Jesus in the Temple The Meeting of Mary and Jesus on the Way to Calvary The Crucifixion and Death of Jesus The Piercing of the Side of Jesus and his Descent from the Cross The Burial of Jesus    
In Luke it says that a sword shall pierce her soul for her child shall be rejected by many, but be of great joy to others.  How would you feel when your friends, family and the people aroun…