This Good Friday, April 19, will mark the 19th annual Stations of the Cross procession, re-creating Jesus’ crucifixion, burial and resurrection. Coordinated each year by El Centro program of Catholic Charities, the event is supported through the time, efforts and generosity of the city’s parishes and community. “We are fortunate to have the help and support of so many people in the community,” said Roberto Hernandez, El Centro’s director.
This event is open to the public and starts at 9:30 am on Friday, April 19th in front of Sacred Heart Church on S. Broad Street. Attendees are encouraged to follow behind the
Stations of the Cross procession to its conclusion at Adeline St in front of Holly Cross Church. There is public parking available at Sacred Heart and a bus, courtesy of (Sheppard Bus company), will transport attendees back to their starting point.
This year’s Stations of the Cross procession is dedicated to “The Individuals and Families impacted by the Opioid Crisis and epidemic”. Jesus will be portrayed by Benito Torres. Fr. Dennis Apoldite, Sacred Heart Church, will offer a blessing at the start of the procession.