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stations of the cross

often capitalized S&C

Definition of stations of the cross

  1. 1 :  a series of usually 14 images or pictures especially in a church that represent the stages of Christ's passion and death

  2. 2 :  a devotion involving commemorative meditation before the stations of the cross



Circa 1890

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circa 1890

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