The Fourteenth Station: Jesus is Placed in the Sepulcher

The Fourteenth Station: Jesus is Placed in the Sepulcher. Now in the place where he had been crucified there was a garden, and in the garden a new tomb, in which no one had yet been buried. So they laid Jesus there. Jn 19:41-42 For you will not leave my soul among the dead, nor […]

The Thirteenth Station: Jesus Is Taken Down from the Cross

The Thirteenth Station: Jesus Is Taken Down from the Cross. Now since it was preparation day, in order that the bodies might not remain on the cross on the sabbath, for the sabbath day of that week was a solemn one, the Jews asked Pilate that their legs be broken and they be taken down. So the […]

The Twelfth Station: Jesus Dies Upon the Cross

The Twelfth Station: Jesus Dies Upon the Cross. And when I am lifted up from the earth, I will draw everyone to myself. Jn 12:32 It was now about noon and darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon because of an eclipse of the sun. Then the veil of the temple […]

The Eleventh Station: Jesus is Nailed to the Cross

The Eleventh Station: Jesus is Nailed to the Cross. When they came to the place called the Skull, they crucified him and the criminals there, one on his right, the other on his left. Then Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, they know not what they do.” Lk 23:33-34 But he was pierced for our sins, […]

The Tenth Station: Jesus Is Stripped of His Garments

The Tenth Station: Jesus Is Stripped of His Garments. After they had crucified him, they divided his garments by casting lots. Mt 27:35 Like a lamb led to slaughter     or a sheep silent before shearers,     he did not open his mouth. Is 53:7 He was that immaculate Lamb who despised the riches and dignities of […]

The Ninth Station: Jesus Falls the Third Time

The Ninth Station: Jesus Falls the Third Time. If the world hates you, realize that it hated me first. Jn 15:18 He was spurned and avoided by men,     a man of suffering, knowing pain, Like one from whom you turn your face,     spurned, and we held him in no esteem. Is 53:3 Some seed fell […]

The Eighth Station: Jesus Speaks to the Women of Jerusalem

The Eighth Station: Jesus Speaks to the Women of Jerusalem. A large crowd of people followed Jesus, including many women who mourned and lamented him. Jesus turned to them and said, “Daughters of Jerusalem, do not weep for me; weep instead for yourselves and for your children, for indeed, the days are coming when people […]