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Stations of the Cross

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  • n. Collectively, the series of icons or statues, (normally 14) in a church which depict the last days of Jesus and his crucifixion.
  • n. A religious ceremony based on prayer at each of these icons.

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  • n. (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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Examples

  • The Stations of the Cross is a meaningful and poignant way to remember what was done for us on the first Good Friday.

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  • The hymn is often associated with the Stations of the Cross.

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  • Stations of the Cross The traditional service of Stations of the Cross is celebrated at 12:15 pm on Good Friday

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  • Two people, one a robed clergyman, saying the Stations of the Cross.

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  • Now, part of Jesus 'path marked today on Good Friday, the Stations of the Cross.

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  • A while back I had been asked by a member of the Spiritual Life Commission at my parish if I would be willing to lead the Friday night Stations of the Cross on one Friday.

    Walking the Stations of the Cross with Mary

  • When we did the Stations of the Cross outside as a group it was a totally different experience than I had ever had when doing them in the usual Friday setting in a church.

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  • -- Jules, did you send the six chandeliers and the plated pyx and the Stations of the Cross, Number Two, to the

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  • Not one in a hundred habitants had ever heard of Ober-Ammergau, but they had all shared in picturesque processions of the Stations of the Cross to some calvaire; and many had taken part in dramatic scenes arranged from the life of Christ.

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  • How much devotion has been fostered by the Stations of the Cross?

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