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Stations of the Cross for Overcoming Racism on February 26

Friday, February 26 at 7:00 pm

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops asks Catholics to support the dignity of every person, promote respect for those who are seen as other, and seek to overcome the legacy of centuries of discrimination, fear, and violence. As we observe Black History Month, join fellow Ascension members for an online Stations of the Cross focused on the urgent need to overcome racism in our society, presented by the Lifelong Learning and Adult Faith Formation Committee at 7:00 pm on Friday, February 26. The online program will include 14 scripture readings, reflections, and prayers, along with artwork for each station by artists from Turkana, Kenya. 
 
Registration is required. To register, send an email to llaffc@ascensionoakpark.com with “February 26 Stations” in the subject line and you’ll receive a Zoom link by return email.
 
The Lifelong Learning and Adult Faith Formation Committee is preparing other online Stations of the Cross programs for March. We will post the details as they become available.

Stations of the Cross by John Paul II on Friday, March 12 at 7:00 pm

 

Join fellow Ascension members for an online Stations of the Cross used by Pope John Paul II in 1991, presented by the Lifelong Learning & Adult Faith Formation Committee at 7:00 pm on Friday, March 12.  The online program will include 14 scripture readings and prayers, along with classic artwork for each station by old masters, including Rembrandt, Caravaggio, Titian, and el Greco.  These 14 stations were chosen to focus on specific Biblical events, including Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane, the betrayal of Jesus, Peter’s denial, the promise Jesus makes to the good thief, and other events that are not typically included in other Stations of the Cross.        

 

Registration is required.  To register, send an email to llaffc@ascensionoakpark.com with “March 12 Stations” in the subject line and you’ll receive a Zoom link by return email.  The next and final online Stations of the Cross in this series will be on Friday, March 26.