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Updated: Mar 6, 2019

Join us each Friday during lent at 7 p.m. to pray the Stations of the Cross at St. Mary’s in English and at Holy Family in Spanish. Each session will be followed by Adoration (no benediction). We hope you’ll participate in this beautiful opportunity to enrich your Lenten experience. Don’t forget, Lent begins Wednesday, March 6.

Why Pray the Stations of the Cross? 8 Reasons from Pope Francis

The Stations of the Cross are an ancient tradition in the Catholic Church going back to the fourth century when Christians went on pilgrimage to the Holy Land.

Like many of our Catholic traditions, the Stations of the Cross can be rich, deep, and meaningful, but at the same time we can lose sight of their significance and how to relate them to our everyday lives.

Continuing the idea of Pope Francis as our spiritual director this Lent, here are 8 reasons from our Holy Father on why we should pray the Stations of the Cross.