St Mary’s Stations of the Cross

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The First Station:

Jesus is condemned to death by the unjust Judge, Pilate.

Let us pray:

“We adore Thee O Christ, and we bless Thee;

because by Thy Holy Cross Thou hast redeemed the world.”

1. I - OK - 1st crop

1. I - OK - 3rd crop

We contemplate the suffering of Jesus, King of Kings, unjustly condemned to death, as we pray:

Our Father; Hail Mary; Glory be to the Father.

* * *

The Second Station

Jesus receives His Cross

We pray:

“We Adore Thee O Christ and we praise Thee,

because by Thy Holy Cross Thou hast redeemed the world.”

2.1 II - OK -1st crop

2.3 II - OK - 3rd crop

We contemplate the suffering and apprehension of Jesus, as we pray:

Our Father; Hail Mary; Glory be to the Father.

* * *

The Third Station

Jesus falls the first time

We pray:

“We Adore Thee O Christ and we praise Thee,

because by Thy Holy Cross Thou hast redeemed the world.”

3.1 III - OK

3.3 III - OK

We contemplate the suffering and fragility of Jesus, as we pray:

Our Father; Hail Mary; Glory be to the Father.

* * *

The Fourth Station

Jesus meets His afflicted Mother

We pray:

“We Adore Thee O Christ and we praise Thee,

because by Thy Holy Cross Thou hast redeemed the world.”

4.1 IV - OK

4.3 IV - OK

We contemplate the suffering and compassion of Jesus, for his holy Mother as we pray:

Our Father; Hail Mary; Glory be to the Father.

* * *

The Fifth Station

Jesus is helped by Simon of Cyrene

We pray:

“We Adore Thee O Christ and we praise Thee,

because by Thy Holy Cross Thou hast redeemed the world.”

5.1 V - OK

5.3 V - OK

We contemplate the suffering and helplessness of Jesus, as we pray:

Our Father; Hail Mary; Glory be to the Father.

* * *

The Sixth Station

Veronica wipes the face of Jesus 

We pray:

“We Adore Thee O Christ and we praise Thee,

because by Thy Holy Cross Thou hast redeemed the world.”

6.2 VI - OK

6.3 VI - OK

We contemplate the suffering and gratitude of Jesus for Veronica’s kindness, as we pray:

Our Father; Hail Mary; Glory be to the Father.

* * *

The Seventh Station

Jesus falls the second time

We pray:

We adore Thee, O Christ and we praise Thee,

because by Thy Holy Cross Thou hast redeemed the world.

7.1 VII - OK

7.3 VII - OK

We contemplate the suffering and increasing weakness of Jesus, as we pray:

Our Father; Hail Mary; Glory be to the Father.

* * *

The Eighth Station

Jesus consoles the women of Jerusalem:
“Weep not for me, but for yourselves and for your children.”

We pray:

We adore Thee, O Christ and we praise Thee,

because by Thy Holy Cross Thou hast redeemed the world.

8.2 VIII - OK

8.3 VIII - OK

We contemplate the suffering and compassion of Jesus for the holy women, as we pray:

Our Father; Hail Mary; Glory be to the Father.

* * *

The Ninth Station

Jesus falls the third time – a complete collapse

We pray:

We adore Thee, O Christ and we praise Thee,

because by Thy Holy Cross Thou hast redeemed the world.

9.1 IX - OK

9.3 IX - OK

We contemplate the suffering and total exhaustion of Jesus, as we pray:

Our Father; Hail Mary; Glory be to the Father.

* * *

The Tenth Station

Jesus is stripped of His garments

We pray:

We adore Thee, O Christ and we praise Thee,

because by Thy Holy Cross Thou hast redeemed the world.

10.1 X - OK

10.3 X - OK

We contemplate the suffering and mortification of Jesus naked before the gaze of the crowd, as we pray:

Our Father; Hail Mary; Glory be to the Father.

*  *  *

The Eleventh Station

Jesus is nailed to the Cross

We pray:

We adore Thee, O Christ and we praise Thee,

because by Thy Holy Cross Thou hast redeemed the world.

11.1 XI - OK

11.3 XI - OK

We contemplate the excruciating agony of Jesus nailed, as we pray:

Our Father; Hail Mary; Glory be to the Father.

*  *  *

The Twelfth Station

Jesus dies on the Cross

Kneeling, we pray:

We adore Thee, O Christ and we praise Thee,

because by Thy Holy Cross Thou hast redeemed the world.

12.1 XII - OK

12.3 XII - OK

We contemplate the unspeakable suffering of our Saviour that leads to his death, as we pray:

Our Father; Hail Mary; Glory be to the Father.

*  *  *

The Thirteenth Station

Jesus is taken down from the Cross

and laid in the arms of Mary His Mother

We pray:

We adore Thee, O Christ and we praise Thee,

because by Thy Holy Cross Thou hast redeemed the world.

13.1 XIII - OK

13.3 XIII - OK

We contemplate the death of Jesus and the sword piercing the soul of Mary, as we pray:

Our Father; Hail Mary; Glory be to the Father.

*  *  *

The Fourteenth Station

Jesus is laid in the tomb

We pray:

We adore Thee, O Christ and we praise Thee,

because by Thy Holy Cross Thou hast redeemed the world.

14.1 XIV - OK

14.3 XIV - OK

We contemplate the suffering and compassion of Jesus who lived, died, and was buried for us, as we pray:

Our Father; Hail Mary; Glory be to the Father.

*  *  *

CONLUDING PRAYER

O Eternal Father,

I offer You the Body and Blood, Soul and Divinity

of Our Lord Jesus Christ

in atonement for our sins

and the sins of the whole world.

(Three times)..

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