Jesus is condemned to death
Leader: We adore thee, O Christ, and we praise thee.
All: Because by thy holy cross thou hast redeemed the world.
“What am I to do with the man you call king of the Jews?...they shouted back: Crucify him. Why? What harm has he done? …They shouted all the louder: Crucify him. So, to placate the crowd, Pilate ordered Jesus to be scourged, and handed him over to be crucified.” Mark 15:12-15
“I am a prisoner… Prison is a place for gangsters, for violent people, for angry people, for people off the streets who do drugs and sex and murder. I am with them. Locked down among them! Alone, harassed, contained….I begin to weep…”