Posts Tagged ‘Stations of the Cross’

Michigan Catholic group wins zoning fight over display of Stations of the Cross

Thursday, September 14th, 2023

A Catholic group will be allowed to post religious displays along a privately owned “prayer trail” depicting the last day of Jesus after a zoning fight with a local government in southeastern Michigan went all the way to a federal appeals court. The court ruled 3-0 in favour of the group. It issued an injunction Read more

Good Friday meditation: Stations of the Cross

Thursday, April 9th, 2020

In the Catholic tradition, 14 ‘stations’ represent Christ’s journey to the cross. Many artists have depicted Christ’s journey to Calvary. These depictions portray Jesus’ final hours and particularly come to the fore during Lent. Called the Stations of the Cross, or the Way of the Cross, ‘the Stations’ are part of church life. On the Read more

Christchurch Stations of the Cross unveiled 3 years late

Friday, March 21st, 2014

Christchurch will finally see a stunning stations of the cross art exhibition that was thwarted by the February 2011 earthquake. Geraldine artist John Badcock was about to transport his Stations of the Cross for display in ChristChurch Cathedral when the February 22 quake shook the city apart. Stations of the Cross  will go on show in the Transitional Read more

Apps for Lent

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Looking for prayer and penance ideas for this year’s Lenten journey? Or a faithful guide and friendly reminder to practice virtue, do good works and read Scripture? Whatever you’re searching for to help you draw closer to Jesus Christ these 40 days of Lent, there’s an app to help you. “It’s a beautiful thing to Read more

Living Lent …

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

It is the season of Lent. I struggle to find a meaningful, significant, relevant means of living this season – consciously, authentically, deliberately. Attending the Stations of the Cross is a traditional Lenten practice. But my recent experience seems to make a mockery of this devotional prayer. A formula recited at such a rapid pace Read more

New Stations of the Cross represent Newtown’s Cultural Diversity

Friday, April 20th, 2012

New Stations of the Cross  to reflect the parishes’ multicultural community have been installed in the recently renovated church of  St Anne’s parish in the suburb of Newtown, Wellington The Stations of the Cross represent 14 different communities: Māori, Samoan, Rwandan, Goan, Croatian, Cook Island, Irish, Scottish, Filipino, Hungarian, Tokelauan, Polish, Kerala and Tongan. Each Read more