Reflect with these stations of the cross digital retreats, brief videos that pair this traditional lenten practice with catholic social teaching. The stations of the cross depict the last hours of christ on earth and remind us of the agony and pain, the suffering and glory that gave us redemption. Praying the stations of the cross enables us to walk in the footsteps of jesus christ himself evidence dating as far back as the second century ad acknowledges the fact that christians began this holy practice from the very earliest times in the church. Our stations of the cross coloring posters provide churches, schools and communities with a collaborative art project for lent. A brief explanation of the stations of the cross and how they can be used in protestant worship includes a complete liturgy for a good friday tenebrae.
The stations of the cross - the way of the cross by st francis of assisi. Please consider giving a donation today to help us launch even more catholic radio stations may god bless you for your generosity. Station of the cross (way of the cross) this devotion arose in jerusalem during the middle ages when pilgrims retraced the steps of the via dolorosa, the distance from the pra.
Today is good friday, the day traditionally set aside in the year to remember the death of jesus on the cross good friday is one of only two days in the y. Walking in the footsteps of christ christian pilgrims who take part in the via dolorosa (way of the cross) in jerusalem follow a route of 14 stations that have been used since the time of the crusades. The stations of the cross is a lenten devotion that offers witness to jesus' passion and death at each station we use our senses and our imagination to reflect prayerfully upon jesus' suffering, death, and resurrection, and to simply experience the visual images to reflect on christ's love. Praying the stations of the cross is a lenten tradition help your children pray the stations of the cross with this online version by loyola press. Stations of the cross stations of the cross shrine is located in san luis, colorado, which is colorado oldest town, and it is open year round san luis is 40 miles southeast of alamosa which is about a 50 minute drive.
Stations of the cross is an experiment in film formalism that uses strict artistic techniques to mirror the restrictions of religious fundamentalism it is a story told in 14 shots, each one meant to represent one of the 14 stations of the cross of the title most of the shots are static most. Stations of the cross - when, where & why lent is a time for reflections, renewal of covenant, and revival of spirit (when & where) this year we will have the opportunity to publically profess our faith by walking and praying the. Catholic prayers: stations of the cross [from a douay-rheims bible] the stations of the cross, also known as the way of the cross, is normally prayed each friday during lent.
Stations of the cross: stations of the cross, a series of 14 pictures or carvings portraying events in the passion of christ, from his condemnation by pontius pilate to his entombment. The photos of the stations of the cross are courtesy of st john's parish church on the creighton university campus the photos were taken by andy alexander, sj. The stations of the cross, also known as the way of the cross, or via dolorosa (sorrowful way), is a popular lenten devotionmany parishes join as a group and pray the stations of the cross on the fridays of lent to call to mind the passion of christ, that is, the journey jesus took from his condemnation to his death. The way of the cross, also known as the stations of the cross, or the via dolorosa are a way to pray and meditate on christ's sacrifice for us.
The station of the cross catholic radio network we are an apostolate dedicated to proclaiming the fullness of truth with clarity and charity we embrace the blessing to receive and faithfully echo the revelation of jesus christ that has been authentically handed on over more than 2,000 years by the power of the holy spirit through the magisterium of the catholic church and expressed in the. Stations of the cross definition is - a series of usually 14 images or pictures especially in a church that represent the stages of christ's passion and death a series of usually 14 images or pictures especially in a church that represent the stages of christ's passion and death. Our stations of the cross sets are the finest quality, from italy and the usa, ideal for home, garden, church, or chapel we either stock or immediately have station of the cross sets manufactured upon order, to ensure quick delivery (1 to 2 weeks in most cases. Have you had one of those days where you feel helpless or hopeless our lord has been there, for you praying the stations of the cross can help give you strength and perspective on life's challenges.