Stations of the Cross

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The stations start from the top left and flow to the right. The first picture in the top left corresponds to number 1 below.

The plaques each have something written on them as seen below.

1 – Jesus is condemned to death
2 – Jesus carries his cross
3 – Jesus falls the first time
4 – Jesus meets his mother
5 – Simon of Cyrene helps Jesus carry the cross
6 – Veronica wipes the face of Jesus
7 – Jesus falls the second time
8 – Jesus meets the women of Jerusalem
9 – Jesus falls the third time
10 – Jesus is stripped of his garments
11 – Crucifixion: Jesus is nailed to the cross
12 – Jesus dies on the cross
13 – Jesus is taken down from the cross (Deposition or Lamentation)
14 – Jesus is laid in the tomb

A separate plaque in the church has the following on it:

quattuordecim forma traditionem
octo ex Scriptura
tres additae sunt
una est que dicta sunt
satus forinsecus

When translated it says:

14 form tradition
8 from Scripture
3 are added
1 is subtracted
Start on the outside

Stations of the Cross

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