Stations of the Cross 2017-09-01T08:51:55+00:00

Stations of the Cross 

First Station

Jesus is Condemned to Death 

Pilate said to them, “Why? What evil has he done?”

They only shouted louder, “Crucify Him.” (Mark 15:14)

Pilate called for water and washed his hands in front of the crowd, declaring, “I am innocent of the blood of this just man.” (Matthew 27:24)

Second Station

Jesus Carries His Cross 

He emptied himself and took the form of a slave, being born in the likeness of man. (Philippians 2:7)

Third Station

Jesus Falls the First Time 

I looked about, but there was no one to help, I was appalled that there was no one to lend support. (Isaiah 63:5)

Fourth Station

Jesus Meets His Mother, Mary 

Jesus meets his mother, Mary. For he has looked upon his servant in her lowliness, all ages to come shall call me blessed. (Luke 1:48)

She gave birth to a son, a male child, destined to rule all the nations with an iron rod. (Revelation 12:5)

Fifth Station

Simon Helps Jesus 

A man called Simon of Cyrene was coming in from the fields and they pressed him into service to carry the Cross. (Mark 15:21)

Sixth Station

Veronica Wipes the Face of Jesus 

Then the righteous will answer him and say, “Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you or see you thirsty and give you drink?” (Matthew 25:37)

Seventh Station

Jesus Falls the Second Time 

He himself bore our sins in His body upon the Cross, so that, free from sin, we might live for righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed. (1 Peter 2:24)

Eighth Station

Jesus Comforts the Women of Jerusalem 

A great crowd followed Him, including women who lamented over him. Jesus turned and said, “Do not weep for me, weep for yourselves and for your children.” (Luke 23:27-28)

Ninth Station

Jesus Falls the Third Time 

“I am like water poured out, all my bones are racked…my throat is dried up like dried clay, my tongue cleaves to my jaws, to the dust of death you have brought me down.” (Psalms 22: 15,16)

Tenth Station

Jesus is Stripped of his Garments 

Jesus is stripped of his garments, they took his garments and divided them four ways, a share for each soldier. (John 19:23)

They divided my garments among them, and for my vesture they cast lots. (Psalms 22:19)

Eleventh Station

Jesus is Nailed to the Cross 

Indeed, many dogs surround me, a pack of evildoers closes in upon me, they have pierced my hands and my feet, I can count all my bones. (Psalms 22:17-19)

Twelfth Station

Jesus Dies on the Cross 

Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Father into your hands I commit my spirit.”

And when he said this, he breathed his last. (Luke 23:46)

Thirteenth Station

Jesus is Taken Down from the Cross 

They shall look on him whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn for him as one mourns for an only son. (Zechariah 12:10)

Fourteenth Station

Jesus is Laid in the Holy Sepulchre 

Then having brought a linen shroud, Joseph of Arimathea took him down, wrapped him in linen, and laid him in a tomb, which had been hewn out of a rock. (Mark 15:46)

The Resurrection

But when they looked they saw that the stone, which was very big, had already been rolled back. One entering the tomb they saw a young man in a white robe seated on the right-hand side, and they were struck with amazement. But he said to them, “There is no need to be so amazed. You are looking for Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified: he has risen, he is not here. See, here is the place where they laid him.” (Mark 16:4-6)