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The Dolorous Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ

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An account of Anne Catherine Emmerich’s visions of the sufferings of Christ. A heart-rending and surprising summation of the passion of Christ, Emmerich’s visions remain faithful to the biblical narrative of Christ’s pain. This work was used as inspiration for the major motion picture The Passion of the Christ, directed by Mel Gibson.

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  • Accounts of Anne Catherine Emmerich’s visions
  • Inspired Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ
  • Provides insight into the spiritual life of a saint
Her example opened the hearts of poor and rich alike, of simple and cultured persons, whom she instructed in loving dedication to Jesus Christ.

Pope John Paul II

Anne Catherine stands like a cross at the side of the street, to indicate the right direction to the faithful. That which she says is brief but simple, full of depth, warmth and life. I understood everything. Always happy, affectionate, dignified, marvelous; always ill, agonizing, but at the same time delicate and fresh, chaste, tried, lucid. To be seated at her side meant to occupy the most beautiful place in the world.

—Clemens Brentano

Anne Catherine Emmerich (1774–1824) was a Roman Catholic Augustinian nun whose detailed visions provided her revelations of the life of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary. She experienced ecstasies and stigmata during her life and was regarded as a healer. She was beatified by Pope John Paul II in 2004.