JAY SOWERS / THE NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT — Parishioners follow along as the Stations of the Cross are read on Friday afternoon in observance of Good Friday at St. Mary Basilica in Natchez. The church also held a Good Friday service later in the evening which featured a veneration of the cross.
JAY SOWERS / THE NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT — Parishioners follow along as the Stations of the Cross are read on Friday afternoon in observance of Good Friday at St. Mary Basilica in Natchez. The church also held a Good Friday service later in the evening which featured a veneration of the cross.

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Photo feature: Way of the cross

Published 12:01am Saturday, March 30, 2013

 

Jay Sowers / The Natchez Democrat — The Rev. David O’Connor, left, looks up at the 12th Station of the Cross, “Jesus dies on the cross,” as the stations are read in observance of Good Friday at St. Mary Basilica in Natchez on Friday afternoon.
Jay Sowers / The Natchez Democrat — The Rev. David O’Connor, left, looks up at the 12th Station of the Cross, “Jesus dies on the cross,” as the stations are read in observance of Good Friday at St. Mary Basilica in Natchez on Friday afternoon.

 

JAY SOWERS / THE NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT — Parishioners look on as the Stations of the Cross are read in observance of Good Friday at St. Mary Basilica in Natchez on Friday afternoon. The stations trace Jesus' story from when he is condemned to death through the time he is laid in his tomb.
JAY SOWERS / THE NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT — Parishioners look on as the Stations of the Cross are read in observance of Good Friday at St. Mary Basilica in Natchez on Friday afternoon. The stations trace Jesus’ story from when he is condemned to death through the time he is laid in his tomb.