Stations of the Cross St. Mary’s Star Of The Sea Church
During one of the final Stations of the Cross, participants depict the nailing of Jesus to the cross. All photos by Miriam RosenbergThe Stations of the Cross is rooted in Scripture. Along the way, the life and death of Christ is remembered through prayer and hymns. Parishioners and clergy of St. Mary’s Star of the Sea Church observe the Stations of the Cross as they walk through the streets of Far Rockaway on Good Friday. The route began at St. Mary’s and took participants along New Haven, Deerfield Road, Beach 22 Street, Camp Road, Fernside Place, Elk Drive and back up Beach 22 Street and New Haven.The procession stops on Beach 22 Street and Elk Drive – one of 14 places along the route designed as a station. During the procession, participants stop at 14 “stations” to reflect upon the passion and death of Christ.