Because, by your holy cross, you have redeemed the world. We adore you, o christ, and we praise you, because by your holy cross you have redeemed the world. The stations of the cross or the way of the cross, also known as the way of sorrows or the via crucis, refers to a series of images depicting jesus christ on the day of his crucifixion and accompanying prayers. All you who pass by, behold and see if there is any sorrow like my sorrow. Panting for breath, exhausted as thou art, thou dost not refuse new tortures for. We offer these stations as a resource for use by parishes during the season of lent or on good friday. In the same way, after the supper, he took the cup saying, this cup is the new covenant in my blood. The stations are commonly used as a mini pilgrimage as the individual moves from station to station. Holy mary mother of god, pray for us sinners now and at the hour of our death. Listen to marie abbott recite the stations of the cross in this audio recording. The visual representation of these scenes can help you imagine the events of the jesus suffering and crucifixion. The stations of the cross tends to take the form of paintings or reliefs on church walls. The stations of the cross, also known as the way of the cross, is normally prayed each friday during lent. Pray the stations of the cross with these beautiful images.
Fourteenth station jesus is laid in the tomb we adore you, o christ, and we praise you. Pope francis prayer intention for the month of december 2018. In many places an additional station has been added, either before the altar of the blessed sacrament to commemorate the resurrection, and so situate the stations of the cross in the context of the whole paschal mystery of christs passion, death. Peace catholic church lead stations of the cross during holy week. Pdf extraordinary stations of the cross powerful prayer. The stations of the cross is a widely practiced devotion, especially during the season of lent. Stations of the cross devotions and prayer saint michael. Because by your holy cross, you have redeemed the world. Every year millions of people around the world will spend time before easter praying the stations of the cross.
New way of the cross opening and final prayer 1st station. Mar 30, 2018 one of the most powerful ways to enter into the passion and death of jesus is to pray the pious devotion known as the stations of the cross. The stations of the cross experience has great significance for the lenten and holy week season of 2020. Reflections on the stations of the cross lent, 2012. Because by your holy cross you have redeemed the world. So many times i have sinned, but i repent sincerely because i love you.
Way of the cross the stations of the cross are a beautiful expression of our faith, which is that jesus christ is emmanuel matt 1. Lord jesus christ, as we gather here to meditate on your paschal mystery, grant us all thegrace to detest sin as you did, and to spend our life for our neighbor as you taught us through your example. The stations of the cross, also known as the way of the cross, is normally. The stations of the cross from sacred scripture is available for download on amazon. Stations of the cross for protestants and catholics the.
Later, for the many who wanted to pass along the same route, but could not make the trip to jerusalem, a practice developed that eventually took the form of the fourteen stations currently found in almost every church. For example, during the fifth station, simon helps carry the cross, the prayer asks for guidance for the government leaders and medical teams seeking to. Pilate brought jesus outside and said to the people, what shall i do, then, with the one you call the king of the jews. Almighty and eternal father, accept our prayer of thanksgiving for your beloved son, our. By it the world shall be crucified to me, and i to the world, that i may be thine forever. Many parishes hold group stations of the cross prayer on fridays of lent, but anyone can pray the stations at any time. In part, the book offers prayers and acts of devotion to help prepare an individual for public worship.
Stations of the cross for our times about these stations. Printable stations of the cross booklet print this stations of the cross pdf booklet here. Local priests mom composes stations of the cross for. Also known as the way of the cross, the stations form a sacred meditation that. Area churches celebrating easter with stations of the. In this prayer, fourteen traditional events in the passion of jesus are recalled and. A printer friendly version of the stations a 4 page handout of the stations stations booklet that prints on an 11x17 sheet stations booklet that prints on two 8. This revised version of the stations of the cross continues the tradition of fourteen stations. One of the most powerful ways to enter into the passion and death of jesus is to pray the pious devotion known as the stations of the cross.
Many prayers and sets of scripture readings can be used, but the most popular were created by st. This easter heres how to pray the stations of the cross. The stations of the cross are a 14step catholic devotion that commemorates jesus christs last day on earth as a man. The way of the cross leads us to contemplate the passion of our lord and savior jesus christ, to consider his great love for us, his humility, and the glory of the perfect offering he made in the work of our redemption. Pdf on jan 1, 20, jude onyima and others published extraordinary stations of the cross powerful prayer for deliverance and breakthrough for personal and group ministration find, read and. This virtual prayer walk provides an opportunity to pause, ponder, and pray while you reflect on christs journey and your own journey during this time of. The body of jesus is placed in the arms of his mother jesus takes up his cross we adore you, o christ, and we bless you. Read download stations of the cross pdf pdf download.
Stations of the cross from a douayrheims bible the stations of the cross, also known as the way of the cross, is normally prayed each friday during lent. Pope francis prayer intention for the month of january 2019. The ottoville stations of the cross at a distance will be from 10 a. Far be it from me to glory in anything save in the cross of my lord and redeemer. And carrying the cross himself, he went out to what is called the place of the skull. Blessed are thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, jesus. Stations of the cross the stations of the cross began as the practice of pious pilgrims to jerusalem who would retrace the final journey of jesus christ to calvary. This prayer resource is purposely flexible and can be used in a variety of ways.
First on this page is a reprint of a printable stations of the cross booklet according to the method of st. The stations of the cross are also know as way of sorrows or simply the way. Young adults of our lady queen of peace catholic church lead stations of the cross during holy week. The stations grew out of imitations of via dolorosa in jerusalem which is believed to be the actual path jesus walked to mount calvary. Stations of the cross united states conference of catholic. The stations of cross mary stations of the cross prayer to the shoulder wound of christ good friday walk family stations of pray the stations skip to content may 6, 2020. Your family may choose to meditate on the stations of the cross together. The stations of the cross are a series of pictures or images that represent certain scenes in the passion of.
The pictures of the stations of the cross taken from church of the holy trinity, gainesville, virginia by timeline media. Kneeling before the altar, make an act of contrition, and form the intention of gaining the indulgences, whether for yourself or for the souls in purgatory. The stations of the cross walk alongside christ on the journey of his passion and remember our brothers and sisters both around the world and in our own cities who experience suffering and poverty each day. Pdf on jan 1, 20, jude onyima and others published extraordinary stations of the cross powerful prayer for deliverance and breakthrough for personal and group ministration. There are a number of methods for praying the way of the cross and a legitimate and holy variety of prayers, meditations and hymns that may be employed according to the devotion of the church.
Stations of the cross as composed by saint alphonsus ligouri opening prayer. Stations of the cross for our times ossory diocese. He took along peter and the two sons of zebedee, and began to feel sorrow and distress. Anne holton rsm for the use of her stations of the cross written for the jubilee year which gave the inspiration for this material. This stations booklet has the exact same prayers that adults use so it can be printed for adults. The lord jesus on the night in which he was betrayed took bread, and after he had given thanks, broke it and said, this is my body, which is for you. No particular readings or prayers are prescribed for the fourteen stations. There are fourteen stations in the service, with eight sta. Mar 1, 2015 lent is here and why not start this lenten season with stations of the cross kurishinte vazhi. As part of private reflection and prayer, the tradition from which this book grows includes prayers and litanies addressed to saints and angels.
Prayers are taken from the stations of the cross in the colosseum, rome. Station of the cross prayer tagalog version pdf news. Using a stations of the cross she and a friend had previously written as a template, maribeth composed a set of prayers drawing connections between christs passion and the pandemic. The 14 devotions, or stations, focus on specific events of his last day, beginning with his condemnation. Because by th y holy cross, th ou hast redeemed the world. It involves meditating at way stations on the way to the cross, recalling jesus journey along the via dolorosa in jerusalem on good friday. The 14 stations of the cross also known as the way of the cross, via crucis, via dolorosa, way of sorrows has been a christian devotional practice going back to the time of st.
Area churches celebrating easter with stations of the cross. A bilingual englishspanish dramatic presentation of the stations of the cross is prayed on good friday at 11 am. It can be said as a private form of prayer or, particularly on fridays in lent, as a public liturgy. The celebration of the stations of the cross is common on the fridays of lent, especially good friday.
Later, for the many who wanted to pass along the same route, but could not make the trip to jerusalem, a practice developed that eventually took the form of the fourteen stations. In praying the stations we accompany the lord on his journey to calvary. Click to share on twitter opens in new window click to share on facebook opens in new window tags. Michael offers opportunities to pray the stations of the cross communally on fridays during lent at 3 pm and at 7 pm in english, and at 6 pm in spanish. Catholic for life, catholic prayers, stations of the cross, way of the cross. Feb 14, 2018 the stations of the cross from sacred scripture is available for download on amazon. It has the preparatory prayer and both the latin and the english stabat mater with the prayer before a crucifix in the back a wonderful audio stations of the cross a priest reads the same words as are in the booklet and as are on with the coloring. The stations of the cross with text from scripture, also known as the way of. The stations of the cross for our times have been devised by the faith development services team at the request of the vicars forane of the diocese. O beloved cross, i embrace thee, i kiss thee, i joyfully accept thee from the hand of my god. Joseph of arimathea took the body of jesus, and wrapping it in a clean linen cloth he laid it in his new tomb, which he had hewn out of rock. Permission is granted for the purchasing parish to distribute this pdf to their parishioners. The stations of cross mary stations of the cross prayer to the shoulder wound of christ good friday walk family stations of pray the stations.
Apr 06, 2020 young adults of our lady queen of peace catholic church lead stations of the cross during holy week. This booklet contains two complete sets of prayers. Download this stations of the cross prayer guide to follow along with the audio recording. Sign of the cross prayers of the rosary hail mary say once for each bead in a decade hail mary full of grace, the lord is with thee. No particular readings or prayers are prescribed for the fourteen. The mercer county fairgrounds easter encounter will be from 8 a. The stations of the cross originated in pilgrimage to jerusalem and a desire to reproduce the via dolorosa. Our world faces a pandemic affecting our health and all aspects of daily living. Annes helper free printable stations of the cross pdf booklet with prayers to print your own way of the cross devotional booklet or you can read it online.1356 16 347 430 118 1412 522 812 1346 435 730 512 1071 540 949 221 371 1143 831 1468 154 809 241 8 617 1294 605 1466 225 560 127 1280