Here are a number of sites which display the 14 traditional Stations of the
- Stations of the Cross woodcarvings by W.F. Judt, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
(2008). Beautiful bas relief wood carvings on 12" x 18" panels of Northern White
Birch. Well-done, compact design.
Wikimedia Commons images.
- Praying the
Stations of the Cross. Very simple charcoal illustrations by Duk Soon,
Congregation of the Passion.
Stations of the Cross, paintings by Chris Wood (1996). Depictions in
present-day setting, commissioned for St. David's Anglican Church, Vancouver
- The Way of
Love: the stations of the cross with text by Father Johan Strydom and
pictures carved in thombothi wood by Joel Mbuyisa at Sacred Heart of Jesus
Catholic Church in Mangete, South Africa.
- The Stations of the Cross in Mosaic
- VII -
- XIV. These mosaics are from the St Mary’s of the Sea cathedral in
Darwin, Australia and were designed by a Miss Lola McCausland of Brisbane.
Short Way of the Cross - This short Way of the Cross is used by the
Franciscan Fathers on their Missions. This feature is illustrated by Ken
- The Way of the Cross
by Jean Debruynne (Order of St. Benedict)
Bitter Journey: The Way of the Cross Meditation. A
multimedia meditation tracing Jesus' passion, his
crucifixion and death. (Flash) Beliefnet.com. Contains
scripture texts, background sound, etc.
Stations of the Cross Coloring Book. CatholicMom.com. PDF format.
- Stations of
the Cross according to the method of St. Francis of Assisi,
OurCatholicFaith.org. Readings for each of the stations. (Illustrations are
not great art.)
Stations of the cross in both traditional and scriptural versions.
Parish of St. Agnes Cathedral, Rockville, Centre, NY.
History of the Stations of the Cross
- Piero Marini,
"The Way of the Cross" Presentation, Office for the Liturgical
Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff. A helpful history of this devotional
practice. There was much diversity historically. The Traditional 14 Stations
in its present form and same order "is recorded in Spain in the first half
of the seventeenth century, sepcially in Franciscian communities," from
which it spread.
- Way of the Cross,
links to many readings and images of the Stations.
- Stations of the
Cross, Wikipedia. Good overview with many external links.
Scriptural Way of the Cross, Wikipedia.
Stations of the Resurrection. Begins at the resurrection and ends at
Pentecost, 14 stations.
- George Cyprian Alston,
"Way of the Cross," Catholic Encyclopedia, Vol.
15. New York: Robert
Appleton Company, 1912. "it is tolerably
certain that nothing that we have before about the fifteenth century
can strictly be called a Way of the Cross in the modern sense." Gives
good history of the practice and its antecedents.
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