way of the cross.


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  • Way of the Cross — • Historical background on this devotion Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Way of the Cross     Way of the Cross     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Way of the cross — Way Way, n. [OE. wey, way, AS. weg; akin to OS., D., OHG., & G. weg, Icel. vegr, Sw. v[ a]g, Dan. vei, Goth. wigs, L. via, and AS. wegan to move, L. vehere to carry, Skr. vah. [root]136. Cf. {Convex}, {Inveigh}, {Vehicle}, {Vex}, {Via}, {Voyage} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Way of the Cross — n. STATIONS OF THE CROSS * * * …   Universalium

  • Way of the Cross — Way′ of the Cross′ n. rct stations of the cross • Etymology: 1865–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • Way of the Cross — n. STATIONS OF THE CROSS …   English World dictionary

  • way of the cross — Usage: usually capitalized W&C 1. : stations of the cross 2. : the course taken in visiting in succession the stations of the cross * * * Way of the Cross noun 1. A series of pictorial representations of the stages of Christ s progress to Calvary …   Useful english dictionary

  • way of the cross —  ; stations of the cross  ; via crucis    This term refers to a form of prayer that apparently dates back to the fourteenth century. The way of the cross is a popular Lenten devotion that retraces the last events in the life of Jesus, from his… …   Glossary of theological terms

  • Way of the Cross — noun A series of pictures/statues depicting the Stations of the Cross, as laid out around a church, along a road etc. Syn: via dolorosa …   Wiktionary

  • Way of the Cross — Date: 1868 stations of the cross …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • way of the cross. — See stations of the cross. [1865 70] …   Useful english dictionary

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