Way of the Cross (WYD '95) (Lyrics and Chords)

Song Title "Way of the Cross (We Carry the Saving Cross)" Composed by Manoling Francisco, SJ Album: Far Greater Love Category: ... thumbnail 1 summary
Song Title "Way of the Cross (We Carry the Saving Cross)"
Composed by Manoling Francisco, SJ
Album: Far Greater Love
Category: Lent, Communion

Intro: F/A - Gm - F/A - Gsus - G

Refrain:
     Gm         Dm/G                               EbM7 F/Eb   Bb/D
We carry the saving cross through the roads of the world,
                    Gm           Dm/F        C/E  D/F#
Through the alleys of poverty and misery,
               Gm      Dm/F           Eb     F         Eb/Bb Bb
Marching to a dawning day, to freedom and victory.
F/A  Gm               F/A       Gsus G
To God's life and endless glo - ry.

   Gm7      F                      Eb             Dm 
1. Christ, Bread of life, the self-giving Lord of all,
      Eb           F            Gsus G
He leads the way of the cross.
(Repeat Refrain)

2. Christ, sent by God, obedient to the Father's will,
He leads the way of the cross.
(Repeat Refrain)

3. Christ, Truth and Life, condemned by falsehood,
He leads the way of the cross.
(Repeat Refrain)

4. Christ of the poor, condemned though innocent,
He leads the way of the cross.
(Repeat Refrain)

5. Christ, Redeemer, crowned with piercing thorns,
He leads the way of the cross.
(Repeat Refrain)

6. Christ, Victor, through the saving cross,
He leads the way of the cross.
(Repeat Refrain)

7. Christ, Humble Servant, aided by Simon,
He leads the way of the cross.
(Repeat Refrain)

8. Christ, Our Healer, consoler of those who grieve,
He leads the way of the cross.
(Repeat Refrain)

9. Christ, Son of David, stripped of His glory,
He leads the way of the cross.
(Repeat Refrain)

10. Christ, Good Shepherd, on the cross crucified,
He leads the way of the cross.
(Repeat Refrain)

11. Christ, Son of Mary, immolated for all of us,
He leads the way of the cross.
(Repeat Refrain)

12. Christ, Lamb of God, for us sinners crucified,
He leads the way of the cross.
(Repeat Refrain)

13. Christ, Our Savior, in the tomb laid to rest,
He leads the way of the cross.
(Repeat Refrain)

2017 | Catholic Songbook

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