CWOW 2021 Stations of the Cross Audioguide – Climate Grief and Redemption

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CWOW 2021 Stations of the Cross Audioguide -Climate Grief and Redemption: You may walk the stations in your home or outside. If you are going out on a shorter walk, consider listening to the introduction before leaving home. Images for the meditation are linked here. If you want to skip directly to the Stations of the Cross meditation skip to 5:50 and is 35 minutes long. Stream below, or download as a podcast here.


Feel free to break the audioguide up if you need to. Following are the starting points for each station in the audioguide:

Station 1- 6:30 (Jesus Is Condemned To Death; Ps.Is. 24:4-6)

Station 2- 8:40 (Jesus Carries The Cross; Lk. 4:17-21)

Station 3- 11:20 (Jesus Falls For The First Time; Lev. 25:23-24) 

Station 4- 13:10 (Jesus Meets His Mother; Is. 66:13)

Station 5- 15:00 (Simon The Cyrene Helps Jesus Carry His Cross; Matt 25:40)

Station 6- 17:15 (Veronica Wipes The Face Of Jesus; Ps. 126:4-5)

Station 7- 19:30 (Jesus Falls For The Second Time; Col. 1:10)

Station 8- 21:30 (Jesus Consoles The Women Of Jerusalem; Deut 30:19)

Station 9- 23:55 (Jesus Falls For The Third Time; John 15:13-15)

Station 10- 26:15 (Jesus Is Stripped Of His Garments; Is. 53:3)

Station 11- 28:40 (Jesus Is Nailed To The Cross; Zech 12:10

Station 12- 30:50 (Jesus Dies On The Cross; Is. 43:1-2)

Station 13- 32:55 (The Body Of Jesus Is Taken Down From The Cross; Col. 1:19-20)

Station 14- 34:45 (The Body Of Jesus Is Laid In The Tomb; Rom. 8:19-21)

Station 15- 36:50 (Jesus Rises From The Dead; Rev. 21:1-5)


Stabat Mater- translation 

This is the traditional musical entry into each station. It represents the experience of Mary, the Mother of Jesus, as she accompanies her suffering son. She represents mother, disciple and the Church who is charged with bearing Christ into the world.


Become Desert (background music)

Read more here about John Luther Adams and his grief-filled music in this climate crisis.



Scripture Reading: Ginny Dawson

Psalm Antiphon Reading: Ginny Dawson and John Romankiewicz

Reflections and Prayers: Written and read by John Romankiewicz with material and inspiration from the Catholic Climate Movement, his colleagues at the Sierra Club, and his life groups at CWOW.

Background Music: Become Desert, John Luther Adams

Stabat Mater Gregorian Chant: Singers Unknown

Original Music (sung at the end): Hans Ashlock

Audio editing: Noa Henthorn-Iwane

General Inspiration and input: Deacon Charles Rohrbacher and the Community and staff of Church Without Walls, Berkeley

Guide: Sharon Henthorn-Iwane


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