Stations of the Cross


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(Roman Catholic Church) a devotion consisting of fourteen prayers said before a series of fourteen pictures or carvings representing successive incidents during Jesus' passage from Pilate's house to his crucifixion at Calvary

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We are calling all the faithful to come and join us in our prayers for the Stations of the Cross.
What Jansen does best is help the reader to practice Ignatian spirituality, using the stations of the cross and personal reflection to gain a deeper understanding and relationship with God.
The next steps of the Stations of the Cross project are unknown, but she is hopeful she can keep the venture alive.
The Stations of the Cross, also known as the "Way of the Cross'' or "Via Dolorosa,'' commemorate the Passion of Christ from the Garden of Gethsemane to the Crucifixion and the laying of Jesus' body in the tomb.
A morning prayer service will be held at 8am today, while Stations of the Cross will take place at 6.
I FIRST SAW STATIONS of the Cross by Julia Nema at almost the same time that I stumbled upon Minimum, a book by British architect John Pawson.
And he deals with the artistic objects in the church: statues, paintings, Stations of the Cross, the large Crucifix, stained-glass windows, music, etc.
Offered are "Novenas for My Child"; "A Rosary for My Child"; and Stations of the Cross for My Child".
MEL Gibson's crucifixion movie has come under renewed attack - after the theft of the Stations of the Cross from a New York church.
Images of the Stations of the Cross have helped, for example, illiterate, agrarian societies to participate in the suffering of Jesus without having to read the Latin texts; and European paintings about the crucifixion from the 13th to 16th centuries highlighted the wounded and tortured body of Jesus.
30am, Stations of the Cross led by Archbishop Patrick Kelly; 12noon, sacrament of reconciliation;
She would light a candle, say the Stations of the Cross and then sit in the candlelight till Mass began.
At times this associative style works brilliantly, as for example in the linking of the rime-royal stanza to cathedral architecture and then to abstract expressionist Barnett Newman's Stations of the Cross (92-118).
While in Jerusalem, he prayed at the Wailing Wall on the day after Rosh Hashana, a mosque to usher in the holy month of Ramadan and at the Stations of the Cross.