Eleventh Station: Jesus is nailed to the cross

We adore you, O Christ, and we praise you.  Because by your holy cross you have redeemed the world. There are a few thoughts that come to mind when looking at this station – many thoughts indeed – but two that seem to re-emerge.  One is of people living with…

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Twelfth Station: Jesus dies on the Cross

We adore you, O Christ, and we praise you.  Because by your holy cross you have redeemed the world. “How did it happen?”  “Had he been sick for long?”  “Did he say anything to you?” – these questions are fairly typical and often asked following someone’s death.  It’s not so…

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Thirteenth Station: Jesus is taken down from the cross

We adore you, O Christ, and we praise you.  Because by your holy cross you have redeemed the world. I can still see her.  She’d been in the hospice for some time, off and on, but her final weeks were spent there – in a borrowed room.  Her family tried…

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Fourteenth Station: Jesus is laid to rest in the tomb

We adore you, O Christ, and we praise you.  Because by your holy cross you have redeemed the world. They wondered, as they walked, who would roll the stone away?  He’d been lying there into the third day.  They knew they’d come back to do what time denied them on…

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