Station of the Cross

noun each of a series of fourteen pictures representing incidents during Jesus' progress from Pilate's house to his crucifixion at Calvary.

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  • Station of the cross — Station Sta tion (st[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [F., fr. L. statio, from stare, statum, to stand. See {Stand}.] 1. The act of standing; also, attitude or pose in standing; posture. [R.] [1913 Webster] A station like the herald, Mercury. Shak. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Station of the Cross — noun a representation of any of the 14 stages in Christ s journey to Calvary • Hypernyms: ↑representation * * * ˌStation of the ˈCross 7 [Station of the Cross] noun usually plural one of a series of 14 pictures that represent different events… …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Station of the Cross — Infobox Radio Station name = The Station of the Cross area = branding = slogan = airdate = frequency = format = Religious (Catholic) power = class = owner = Holy Family Communications website = [http://www.thestationofthecross.com/… …   Wikipedia

  • Stations of the Cross — (or Way of the Cross; in Latin, Via Crucis; also called the Via Dolorosa or Way of Sorrows, or simply, The Way) refers to the depiction of the final hours (or Passion) of Jesus, and the devotion commemorating the Passion. The tradition as chapel… …   Wikipedia

  • Descent from the Cross — Rosso Fiorentino (1521, Volterra Cathedral) The Descent from the Cross (Greek: Ἀποκαθήλωσις, Apokathelosis), or Deposition of Christ, is the scene, as depicted in art, from the Gospels accounts of Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus taking Christ… …   Wikipedia

  • Way of the Cross — • Historical background on this devotion Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Way of the Cross     Way of the Cross     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Way of the cross — Way Way, n. [OE. wey, way, AS. weg; akin to OS., D., OHG., & G. weg, Icel. vegr, Sw. v[ a]g, Dan. vei, Goth. wigs, L. via, and AS. wegan to move, L. vehere to carry, Skr. vah. [root]136. Cf. {Convex}, {Inveigh}, {Vehicle}, {Vex}, {Via}, {Voyage} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scriptural Way of the Cross — The Scriptural Way of the Cross or Scriptural Stations of the Cross is a version of the traditional Stations of the Cross inaugurated as a Roman Catholic devotion by Pope John Paul II on Good Friday 1991. Thereafter John Paul II performed those… …   Wikipedia

  • Cross in the Woods — The Cross in the Woods is a Catholic shrine located at 7078 M 68 in Indian River, Michigan. It was declared a national shrine by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) on September 15, 2006. With the largest crucifix in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Station — Sta tion (st[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [F., fr. L. statio, from stare, statum, to stand. See {Stand}.] 1. The act of standing; also, attitude or pose in standing; posture. [R.] [1913 Webster] A station like the herald, Mercury. Shak. [1913 Webster] Their… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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