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Way of the Cross Ballarat

Ballarat Christians, of all ages, celebrated Good Friday with the Way of the Cross.

It was perfect autumn weather yesterday as hundreds of people walked from St Columba’s Church to the Black Hill lookout to commemorate the death of Christ.

Along the way the walkers stop to commemorate the Stations of the Cross:

  1. Jesus is condemned to death
  2. Jesus carries His cross
  3. Jesus falls for the first time
  4. Jesus meets His mother, Mary
  5. Simon helps Jesus carry the cross
  6. Veronica wipes the face of Jesus
  7. Jesus falls for the second time
  8. Jesus meets the women of Jerusalem
  9. Jesus falls for the third time
  10. Jesus is stripped of His clothes
  11. Jesus is nailed to the cross
  12. Jesus dies on the cross
  13. Jesus is taken down from the cross
  14. Jesus is placed in the tomb