The Sadness of Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane

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St. Thomas More’s Last Book “The Sadness of Christ”
Written under Condemnation in the Tower of London

Full Title: “The Sadness, the Weariness, the Fear,
and the Prayer of Christ Before He Was Taken”.

St. Thomas began his history in English and then continued it in Latin.

Latin Title: De Tristitia Christi

The text (16th Century English).

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Christ in Gesthemane by Michael D. O’Brien (used with permission)

Audio book review by Fr. C. John McCloskey and Dr. Gerard Wegemer

ST. THOMAS MORE: FAITHFUL STATESMAN - DVD - Fr. C. John McCloskey and Dr. Gerard Wegemer discuss the man for all seasons. St. Thomas More was the 16th century statesman who served as Lord Chancellor of England under King Henry VIII. In 1535, Henry had More executed for defending the country's ancient liberties and for refusing to compromise his conscience, dying "the king's good servant, and God's first." 4 discs. 6 1/2 hrs. Price: $40.00 Item #: HDFS

ST. THOMAS MORE: FAITHFUL STATESMAN – DVD – Fr. C. John McCloskey and Dr. Gerard Wegemer

Audio Podcast – St. Thomas More: Last Words on Statesmanship

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In his time in the Tower of London awaiting execution, Thomas More wrote moving meditations on the Agony of Christ in the Garden.

Two editions of The Sadness of Christ by St. Thomas More - Google Search

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The Sadness of Christ by St. Sir Thomas More (excerpts at Google Books).

Dr. Wegemer remarked:

If a person were to read
just one book by St. Thomas More,
it would be this one.

The EWTN audio series “St. Thomas More: Faithful Statesman” with Fr. C. John McCloskey and Dr. Gerard Wegemer, may be purchased from the EWTN Catalogue online or by calling 1-800-854-6316.

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Behold and see, if there be any sorrow, like unto His sorrow.

But Thou didn’t not leave His soul in hell…

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He trusted in God that He would deliver Him, let Him deliver Him, if He delight in Him. – Psalm 22:8, Matthew 27:43