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Catholic Diocese of Little Rock
The following Stations of the Cross offer reflections from Catholics in Arkansas. They are accompanied by illustrations from indoor, outdoor and live stations at churches and monasteries across the state. Together the meditations and artwork show the beauty and diversity of God's revelation to humanity. The Diocese of Little Rock may encompass the entire state of Arkansas, but we are one in the body of Christ. Order on DVD.
Meditation: Bishop Anthony B. Taylor, Diocese of Little Rock
Meditation: Cackie Upchurch, Former Director, Little Rock Scripture Study
Meditation: Chris Thomas, St. Edward, Texarkana
Meditation: María Velázquez, Secretary, Office of the Bishop
Meditation: Bishop Erik Pohlmeier, Former Director, Faith Formation Office
Meditation: Debbie Eckert, St. Joseph, Conway
Meditation: Deacon Chuck Ashburn, Assistant Director, Vocations and Seminarians Office
Meditation: Father Jerome Kodell, OSB, Subiaco Abbey
Meditation: Father Tony Robbins, Pastor, St. Joseph, Conway
Meditation: Betsy McNeil, St. Vincent de Paul, Rogers
Meditation: Father Rubén Quinteros, pastor, Immaculate Heart of Mary, North Little Rock (Marche)
Meditation: Betsy Wiederkehr Huss, St. John Newman University Parish, Jonesboro
Meditation: Edward Dodge, Teacher, Catholic High School, Little Rock
Meditation: Christie Powell, Youth Minister, Immaculate Conception Church, North Little Rock
What are the Stations of the Cross?
This ancient, Lenten meditation now consists of 14 stations, taken both from Scripture and tradition, that focus on the passion and death of Jesus.
This article explains the most common approach and others other resources to pray the stations online in a variety of ways depending on your needs.
Walking in the Footsteps of Christ
Explore the "Via Dolorosa" ("Way of the Cross") in Jerusalem that follows the route believed to have been taken by Jesus when he was crucified.
Stations of the Cross in Parishes
Parishes across the Diocese of Little Rock are hosting Stations of the Cross to deepen the experience of the liturgical season. See this schedule for a parish near you or contact a parish for more details.
The ("Mother was Standing") is a 13th-century Catholic hymn about Mary's pain at the foot of her Son's cross. The message of the hymn focuses on the bond that unites Mary and all Christians to the death of Jesus on the cross.