Richard Challoner School

Who spread the Stations of the Cross throughout the world?

"Jerusalem was a long way away. It took months for a healthy, lucky pilgrim to reach its walls and reverently follow the Stations of the Cross. And healthy, lucky pilgrims were comparatively few.

St. Leonard of Port Maurice mused over this, casting his mind’s eye over the miles and miles of land and sea between Italy—where he lived—and Jerusalem. How he wished that he and all Catholics might venerate the Stations! Not in a distant, unfamiliar fashion, but with a devotion that was very vibrant and close to their hearts—and close to their homes."

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Question to ponder: How do you use the Stations of the Cross?

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