Tag: Carrying of the Cross

The Stations of the Cross for Lent 2022

The Stations of the Cross for Lent 2022

The Stations of the Cross are a series of fourteen scenes that gradually tell the story of how Jesus carried the cross to his death. Sometimes, the devotion is known as the ‘Way of the Cross’ or the 'Way of Sorrows'. For centuries, Catholics have prayerfully meditated on the Passion of Christ during Lent by … Continue reading The Stations of the Cross for Lent 2022

✙ 7th Station of the Cross: Christ falls for the second time

✙ 7th Station of the Cross: Christ falls for the second time

The seventh station pictures Christ falling for a second time, as the journey became more and more difficult for him. The repeated falls are signs of Christ’s understanding of our weakness. He knows that we are liable to repeatedly fall into sin, to struggle with suffering – or even want to give up altogether.