The objective of the stations is to help the Christian faithful to make a spiritual pilgrimage through contemplation of the Passion of Christ. It has become one of the most popular devotions and the stations can be found in many Western Christian churches, including Anglican, Lutheran, Methodist, and Roman Catholic.
The traditional 14 Stations of the Cross are: (1) Jesus is condemned to death, (2) Jesus accepts the cross, (3) Jesus falls the first time , (4) Jesus meets His Mother , (5) Simon of Cyrene carries the cross, (6) Veronica wipes the face of Jesus , (7) Jesus falls the second time, (8) Jesus meets the women of Jerusalem, (9
Catholic Prayers Sign of the Cross . Our Father . Hail Mary . Glory Be . Apostles Creed . Nicene Creed . Guardian Angel Prayer . Prayer to St. Michael. the Archangel.
The final stations of the crucifixion and burial are within the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. The route is in the Old City of Jerusalem. The Via Dolorosa, which means “way of sorrows,” is about a half-mile long , or just under 1 kilometer.
The series of stations is as follows: (1) Jesus is condemned to death, (2) he is made to bear his cross, (3) he falls the first time, (4) he meets his mother, (5) Simon of Cyrene is made to bear the cross, (6) Veronica wipes Jesus’ face, (7) he falls the second time, (8) the women of Jerusalem weep over Jesus, (9) he
Psalm 51 is one of the penitential psalms. It is traditionally said to have been composed by David as a confession to God after he sinned with Bathsheba.
On the crucifix, make the sign of the cross and then pray the Apostles’ Creed. On the next large bead, say the Our Father. On the following three small beads, pray three Hail Marys. On the chain, pray the Glory Be. On the large bead, meditate on the first mystery and pray the Our Father.
A set of 15 Stations of the Cross , carved in wood and hand painted, depicting scenes to commemorate Jesus Christ’s last day on earth as a man.
Using these methods, most scholars assume a date of birth between 6 and 4 BC, and that Jesus’ preaching began around AD 27–29 and lasted one to three years . They calculate the death of Jesus as having taken place between AD 30 and 36.
1 : a series of usually 14 images or pictures especially in a church that represent the stages of Christ’s passion and death. 2 : a devotion involving commemorative meditation before the stations of the cross .
It is short, so it can be easily memorized and quickly spoken, and is the backbone of the devotion of the Rosary, which is easily the world’s most powerful devotion. With countless miracles and conversions to its credit, the Hail Mary is a powerful composition.
Sign of the Cross . In the name of the Father , and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Our Father . Our Father , who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name; thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Hail Mary . Glory Be . Apostles’ Creed . Memorare . Prayer Before Meals. Prayer to Our Guardian Angel.
Mental prayer can be either meditation or contemplation. The basic forms of prayer are adoration, contrition, thanksgiving and supplication, abbreviated as A.C.T.S.