- a series of fourteen pictures, statues, etc., as along the walls of a church, depicting the stages of Jesus' final sufferings and of his death and burial: a prayer is said at each station in succession as a devotional exercise
- the devotional exercise itself
Stations of the CrossSta·tions of the Cross
Stations of the Cross
plural nounRoman Catholic Church
- A devotion consisting of prayers and meditations before each of 14 crosses or images set up in a church or along a path commemorating the events of the Passion of Jesus.
- The 14 crosses or images of this devotion.