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Hundreds attend Stations of the Cross ceremony

Posted: Monday, Apr 1st, 2013

A young girl plays the role of one of the townspeople at the time of Jesus during the re-enactment of the Stations of the Cross Friday at the Kennedy Youth Center. (Photos by Tarmo Hannula/Register-Pajaronian)

Hundreds of people packed the Kennedy Youth Center at Our Lady Help of Christian Church Friday to witness the annual reenactment of Christís death, a performance known as Stations of the Cross.

The event was attended by older women in their Sunday best, men in T-shirts and jeans and all manner of dress and level of formality in between. This included a legion of small children, which fidgeted, cried and skittered about the large auditorium.

Actors dressed as Jesus, Roman soldiers, ladies in waiting and emperors performed in the event.

Co-coordinator Gabriel Camacho said the event is part of the Catholic communityís identity.

ďItís part of our faith,Ē he said.

For the complete article see the 03-30-2013 issue.

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