Virtual Way of the Cross for Economic and Ecological Justice
The annual Way of the Cross in-person gathering has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, please join in a virtual prayer experience.
Join us on Good Friday, April 10 for the 2020 Virtual Economic and Ecological Way of the Cross.
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When: Good Friday, April 10, 2020
Time: 12 PM ET
Where: Zoom meeting, open to the public. Click the link to join the meeting at 12 PM on April 10: https://zoom.us/j/233108297
Click here to find the script for the 2020 Virtual Way of the Cross. We will read along with the script during the virtual prayer meeting at 12 PM on April 10.
If you are unable to join us at 12 PM on Good Friday, you can view the Powerpoint slides for the virtual prayer meeting below and use the script to pray on your own or with your own community at another time.
All are welcome.
Based on the Economic Way of the Cross, written by the Religious Working Group on the World Bank/IMF, the Way of the Cross for Economic and Ecological Justice provides a prayerful way to walk the steps of Jesus in this time of financial and ecological crisis. This year, it is a virtual event.
FIRST STATION: JESUS IS CONDEMNED TO DEATH
Political privilege and corruption
SECOND STATION: JESUS BEARS THE CROSS
Structural racism and police violence
THIRD STATION: JESUS FALLS FOR THE FIRST TIME
FOURTH STATION: JESUS MEETS HIS MOTHER
The corporate-led (transactional) model of development
FIFTH STATION: JESUS IS HELPED BY SIMON
Indigenous peoples and the environment/involuntary resettlement
SIXTH STATION: VERONICA WIPES THE FACE OF JESUS
Solidarity and community service
SEVENTH STATION: JESUS FALLS A SECOND TIME
Ravaging the Earth and its people in the name of economic development
EIGHTH STATION: JESUS SPEAKS TO THE WOMEN OF JERUSALEM
Deportation of vulnerable migrants and refugees
NINTH STATION: JESUS FALLS FOR THE THIRD TIME
Moving forward on climate change
TENTH STATION: JESUS IS STRIPPED OF HIS CLOTHES
ELEVENTH STATION: JESUS IS NAILED TO THE CROSS
Fair Trade NOT Free Trade
TWELFTH STATION: JESUS DIES ON THE CROSS
Destruction of God’s Creation
THIRTEENTH STATION: JESUS IS TAKEN DOWN FROM THE CROSS
Economic policies for the Common Good
FOURTEENTH STATION: JESUS IS PLACED IN THE TOMB
Justice for migrants
FIFTEENTH STATION: THE RESURRECTION OF JESUS
Signs and seeds of hope / Another world is possible