What do Via Crucis, Via Dolorossa, Way of Sorrows, and Way of the Cross, all have in common? They all refer to the Stations of the Cross. The Stations of the Cross is the most popular devotion of the Passion of Christ and has been for years. The Stations of the Cross as we know them today date back to the sixteenth century and were started by Franciscans. Initially, there were only seven stations but those seven were expanded to the fourteen we have today. The Stations are a great spiritual exercise, here are a few unique ways to practice and experience the Stations of the Cross in a way you may not have thought of.
The Stations of the Cross rosary is a beautiful way to both meditate on the Passion of Jesus Christ and invoke the prayers of our mother, Mary of Nazareth. This beautiful rosary illustrates the Stations of the Cross on interlocked pendants. This rosary allows you to meditate on the Stations in a new way that might reinvigorate your love of this special devotion.
If you have a little one, then they need the Stations explained to them on their level. That is exactly what a Stations of the Cross Coloring Book does. A Stations Coloring Book includes a brief description of the Stations and many pictures representing the Passion of Christ for your child to color in. This coloring book is a great way to get your children engaged in learning about and understanding the Passion of Christ and the Stations of the Cross.
A Stations of the Cross Bracelet is not only a beautiful piece of jewelry but also a stunning portrayal of the passion of the Christ. This bracelet comes with 14 charms representing the 14 stations in lovely illustrations. This Bracelet might make the Stations all the more special to yourself or someone you love. The Stations Bracelet serves as an excellent reminder to the wearer of the Passion of Christ.
The Stations of the Cross Shrine set is perfect for an outdoor garden or in the home. These sets are made of durable wood material and make beautiful additions to any area. These shrines remind you of the passion of Christ and allow you to easily pray the Stations of the Cross at home.
The Stations is one of the most incredible devotions to the Passion of Christ and anyone can partake of it in many different ways. What is your favorite way to embrace the Stations and the Passion of Christ?