The Stations of the Cross

The Stations of the Cross (also known as Via Crucis, and Via Dolorosa), is a prayer practice among Catholics and Christians that follow the way to the cross that Jesus took.

More commonly prayed during the Fridays of Lent, "The Stations" can be said any time and you don't necessarily have to go to church to pray them.

Below you'll find a gallery of photos taken by me of The Stations at St. Thérèse Chinese Catholic Church.  For this week's post, I changed the captions a little to reflect more directly on the stations.  You can find prayers to accompany them here on EWTN's web site.  You can also find a full explanation and purpose of this practice at The Catholic Encyclopedia.

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