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Stations of the Cross

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun plural A devotion consisting of prayers and meditations before each of 14 crosses or images set up in a church or along a path commemorating the events of the Passion of Jesus.
  • noun plural The 14 crosses or images of this devotion.

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

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun (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

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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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  • 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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