stations of the cross
Usage: often capitalized S&C Date: circa 1890 1. a series of usually 14 images or pictures especially in a church that represent the stages of Christ's passion and death 2. a devotion involving commemorative meditation before the stations of the cross

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  • Stations of the Cross — (or Way of the Cross; in Latin, Via Crucis; also called the Via Dolorosa or Way of Sorrows, or simply, The Way) refers to the depiction of the final hours (or Passion) of Jesus, and the devotion commemorating the Passion. The tradition as chapel… …   Wikipedia

  • Stations Of The Cross — Infobox Album | Name = Stations Of The Cross Type = Live Album Artist = Johnny Thunders Released = 1987 Recorded = 1982 Genre = Rock and roll Length = 65:19 Label = RIOR Stations Of The Cross is a Johnny Thunders album recorded at The Mudd Club… …   Wikipedia

  • Stations of the Resurrection — The Stations of the Resurrection, also known by the Latin name Via Lucis (Way of Light), are a form of Christian devotion, encouraging meditation upon the Resurrection of Jesus Christ and some of the Resurrection appearances and other episodes… …   Wikipedia

  • Stations of the Crass — Infobox Album | Name = Stations of the Crass Type = Album Artist = Crass Released = 1979 Recorded = 1979 Genre = Anarcho punk Length = 46:22 Label = Crass Records Producer = Crass Reviews = * Allmusic Rating|4|5… …   Wikipedia

  • The Station of the Cross — Infobox Radio Station name = The Station of the Cross area = branding = slogan = airdate = frequency = format = Religious (Catholic) power = class = owner = Holy Family Communications website = [… …   Wikipedia

  • Way of the cross — Way Way, n. [OE. wey, way, AS. weg; akin to OS., D., OHG., & G. weg, Icel. vegr, Sw. v[ a]g, Dan. vei, Goth. wigs, L. via, and AS. wegan to move, L. vehere to carry, Skr. vah. [root]136. Cf. {Convex}, {Inveigh}, {Vehicle}, {Vex}, {Via}, {Voyage} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Way of the Cross — Date: 1868 stations of the cross …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Station of the cross — Station Sta tion (st[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [F., fr. L. statio, from stare, statum, to stand. See {Stand}.] 1. The act of standing; also, attitude or pose in standing; posture. [R.] [1913 Webster] A station like the herald, Mercury. Shak. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scriptural Way of the Cross — The Scriptural Way of the Cross or Scriptural Stations of the Cross is a version of the traditional Stations of the Cross inaugurated as a Roman Catholic devotion by Pope John Paul II on Good Friday 1991. Thereafter John Paul II performed those… …   Wikipedia

  • 53 Stations of the Tōkaidō — tations of the TōkaidōThere were originally 53 government post stations along the Tōkaidō, where travelers had to present traveling permits at each station if wanting to cross. All of the stations, in addition to the starting and ending locations …   Wikipedia

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