Cemeteries will host outdoor Stations of the Cross in Lent

Eighth-graders from St. Bernard School prayed the Way of the Cross for Young Christians last year at St. Michael Cemetery. During Lent, Catholic Cemeteries hosts the Stations of the Cross at different cemeteries in Louisville. The first this year will be March 8 at Calvary Cemetery. (Record Photos by Jessica Able)

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Each Friday during Lent, students from local Catholic schools will lead the Way of the Cross for Young Christians at one of four cemeteries in Louisville. The stations begin at 1 p.m. and cover a distance of 300-400 yards.

Following is the schedule:

On March 8, students from St. Raphael School will lead the Stations of the Cross at Calvary Cemetery, 1600 Newburg Road. Participants will gather at the St. Phillip Neri cross in section 35.

On March 15, students from St. Nicholas Academy will lead the Stations of the Cross at St. Louis Cemetery, 1167 Barret Avenue. Participants will gather at the priest section behind the flagpole.

On March 22, students from St. Bernard School will lead the Stations of the Cross at St. Michael Cemetery, 1153 Charles Street. Participants will gather at the priest section.

On March 29, students from Nativity Academy at St. Boniface School will lead the Stations of the Cross at St. John Cemetery, located at the intersection of 26th and Duncan streets, with the entrance on Duncan Street.

On April 5, students from Corpus Christi Classical Academy will lead the Stations of the Cross at Calvary Cemetery, 1600 Newburg Road. Participants will gather at the intersection next to the office parking area.

On April 12, students from St. Martha School will lead the Stations of the Cross at St. Michael Cemetery, 1153 Charles Street. Participants will gather at the priest section.

Stations of the Cross will be cancelled if the weather is severe. For more information call the Catholic Cemeteries office at 451-7710.

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