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Simple Supper & Stations

Stations of the cross

Councils should partner with their parishes to sponsor a "Simple Supper & Stations" on Fridays during Lent. If your parish already prays the Stations of the Cross, ask your pastor's permission to serve a simple supper of meatless soup and bread to parishioners and attendees before or after the stations. This provides a communal opportunity for participation in the traditional Lenten observances of fasting and abstaining from meat. If your parish doesn't already pray the Stations together, ask your pastor if he would consider adding both the suppers and Stations to the parish calendar.

The prayers, mediations and hymns for Stations of the Cross can be found in The Way of the Cross: Traditional and Modern Meditations (#363), available online at kofc.org/cis. Copies can be ordered here.

Councils should list "Simple Supper & Stations" as a Church program and new Domestic Church activity on their Columbian Award Application (SP-7). Questions about The Way of the Cross (#363) should be directed to Catholic Information Service at cis@kofc.org or 203-752-4267

Support Materials

The Way of the Cross: Traditional and Modern Meditations