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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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The Stations of the Cross is a meaningful and poignant way to remember what was done for us on the first Good Friday.
The hymn is often associated with the Stations of the Cross.
Stations of the Cross The traditional service of Stations of the Cross is celebrated at 12:15 pm on Good Friday
Two people, one a robed clergyman, saying the Stations of the Cross.
Now, part of Jesus 'path marked today on Good Friday, the Stations of the Cross.
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.
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.
-- Jules, did you send the six chandeliers and the plated pyx and the Stations of the Cross, Number Two, to the
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.
How much devotion has been fostered by the Stations of the Cross?
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