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Stations of the Cross

The Stations of the Cross are a 14-step Catholic devotion that commemorates Jesus Christ’s last day on Earth as a man. The 14 devotions, or stations, focus on specific events of His last day, beginning with His condemnation. The stations are commonly used as a mini pilgrimage, where at each station, the individual recalls and meditates on a specific event from Christ’s last day. 

We adore you O Christ and we bless You…

Because by your Holy Cross you have redeemed the world…

Walk the Stations of the Cross

Located at The Cloisters on the Platte, the Stations of the Cross is a 2,500 foot long walking tour comprised of 14 sculpture stations that represent Christ’s trial through his burial.

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As each one has received a gift, use it to serve one another as good stewards of God’s varied grace.

1 Peter 4:10

St Patrick is blessed with many talented artists.  Diane Simon repaired and restored the stations of the cross as well as the statues detailed below.

The Blessed Mother

This statue dates back to 1884.  It was moved from the church in Forest City to the new church in Gretna in 1895.  

Jesus and His Sacred Heart

This statue was donated by the family of Joseph and Mary Sedlacek in1946.

Blessed Joseph

This history of this statue is not known.  But, it has been with the church for many years.