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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.

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

  • 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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