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Stations of the Cross

These reflections on the Stations of the Cross were recorded as part of the Galloway Podcasts project in 2012 in the parishes of Cumnock and Maybole.


Please use these to help yopu meditate of the Stations of the Cross during Lent, and at any time of the year.

Jesus falls for the second time from

Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary in Girvan


Fr William McFadden



1  Jesus is condemned to death

You would have no power over me if it were not given to youy from above

Liz Bohan - Cumnock


2  Jesus takes up his cross

Take my yoke upon you and learn from me

Agnes Monaghan - Cumnock


3  Jesus falls for the first time

For he bore the sin of many, and made intercession for the transgressor

Michael Woods - Cumnock


4  Jesus meets his mother

And a sword will pierce your own soul too.

Margarette Cassells - Auchinleck


5  Simon helps Jesus to carry his cross

His appearance was so disfigured beyond that of any man and his form marred beyond human likeness

Brian Cassells - Auchinleck


6  Veronica wipes the face of Jesus

He was despised and rejected by men

Patricia Whittaker-Brannan - Cumnock


7  Jesus falls for the second time

Although he was a son, he learned obedience through what he suffered

Fr Stephen McGrattan - Cumnock


8  Jesus consoles the women of Jerusalem

Daughters of Jerusalem do not weep for me, weep for yourselves and for your children

Ellen Hawkes - Maybole


9  Jesus falls for the third time

I see another law at work in the members of my body, waging war against the law of my mind

Margaret Kelly - Maybole


10  Jesus is stripped of his clothes

They divided my garments among them and cast lots for my clothing

Eileen Hamilton - Maybole


11  Jesus is nailed to the cross

Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing

Bennett Ward - Maybole


12  Jesus dies on the cross

And when Jesus cried out again in a loud voice he gave up his spirit

Gemma Stoppard  - Muirkirk


13  Jesus is taken down from the cross

Joseph took the body of Jesus and wrapped it in a clean linen cloth

Fr Philip Kitchen - Maybole


14  Jesus is laid in the tomb

He placed him in a tomb cut out of the rock.  Then he rolled a stone against the entrance

Robert Mackie - Maybole


15  Our Lord rises from the dead

Why look among the dead for someone who is alive

Bishop Emeritus Maurice Taylor

Introduction 1st Station 2nd Station 3rd Station 4th Station 5th Station 6th Station 7th Station 8th Station 9th Station 10th Station 11th Station 12th Station 13th Station 14th Station 15th Station

You can download the entire series here - 20MB / 43 minutes


Jesus is condemned to death from

Our Lady of the Assumption and St Meddan in Troon

7th Station 1st Station