The Stations of the Cross is a devotion in which we accompany, in spirit, our Blessed Lord in His sorrowful journey to Calvary, and devoutly mediate on His sufferings and death.
The First Station Jesus is condemned to death.
The Second Station Jesus bears His cross.
The Third Station
Jesus falls the first time.
Dear Jesus, help those who sin to rise and to be truly sorry..
The Fourth Station Jesus meets His Mother.
The Fifth Station
Jesus is helped by Simon.
Dear Jesus, may I do all things to please You all day long.
The Sixth Station
Veronica wipes His Face.
Dear Jesus, give me courage and generosity to help others.
The Seventh Station
Jesus falls a second time.
Dear Jesus, teach us to be sorry for all our many sins.
The Eighth Station
Jesus bears His cross.
Dear Jesus, let me suffer for sinners in union with You.
The Ninth Station
Jesus falls a third time.
Dear Jesus, show me how to be obedient and to be very kind.
The Tenth Station
Jesus is stripped of His Garments.
Dear Jesus, teach me to be pure in thought, word and deed.
The Eleventh Station
Jesus is Nailed to the Cross.
Dear Jesus, keep me close to You from this moment until I die.
The Twelveth Station
Jesus Dies on the Cross.
Dear Jesus, be with me when I die and take me to heaven.
The Thirteen Station
Jesus is Taken from the Cross.
Dear Jesus, teach me to place all my trust in Your holy love.
The Fourteenth Station
Jesus is laid in the Tomb.
Dear Jesus, help me to keep the commandments You have given. Strengthen my will to live for You on earth and bring me to eternal bliss in heaven.
Postcard photos are compliments of Romeo Cote, Third Order Dominican, Mother of God Chapter, West Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.A.