The Fifteenth Station

Jesus Rises (Omitted during Lent)

“If Christ has not been raised, your faith is vain; you are still in your sins.”
(1 Corinthians 15:17)

The powerful ending to the film offers an important lesson. The story of sin and death doesn’t sum up the story of Christ. And it doesn’t sum up the story of our Christian lives, either. The film’s advertising tag line “He came to die” is true. But he also came to rise and to live with us forever.

Pray this prayer from your heart: Lord Jesus, we are moved by the words, “Behold, I am making all things new!” It is at your resurrection that you fulfilled this promise. Make us new men and women in you. Amen.

Pray one of each prayer: Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory Be

 

TO CONCLUDE THE STATIONS


Let us pray the Apostles’ Creed for the intentions of the Holy Father.

I believe in God …


Lord Jesus, our Way of the Cross devotion is done. But now we begin another way of the cross, as we take up our cross to follow you each day. Help us carry our crosses with joy, knowing that you share our burdens with us. Amen.


 

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  1. Pilate Condemns Christ
  2.  Jesus Accepts His Cross
  3. Jesus Falls the First Time
  4. Jesus Meets His Mother
  5. Simon Helps Carry the Cross
  6. Veronica Wipes the Face of Jesus
  7.  Jesus Falls The Second Time
  8. Jesus Meets the Women of Jerusalem
  9. Jesus Falls The Third Time
  10. Jesus Is Stripped of His Garments
  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
  15. Jesus Rises