Pray Stations in the cemetery during Lent

Students from St. Nicholas Academy led the Way of the Cross for Young Christians March 15, 2019, at St. Louis Cemetery, 1167 Barrett Ave. (Record File Photo)

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 Feb. 28, Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz and students from St. Bernard 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 6, students from Sacred Heart 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 13, 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.
  • On March 20, students from Holy Trinity 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 March 27, students from Our Lady of Lourdes School 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 3, students from Corpus Christi Classical Academy 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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