Lough Derg, Co. Donegal -Eleventh Station

Eleventh Station Jesus is nailed to the cross (B)

Basilica of St. Patrick’s Purgatory, Pettigo, Lough Derg, Donegal..   Number of Lights 1 ,  Window: 14 Date 1929

Jude, patron saint of hopeless cases, carries the eleventh station (Duffy: 2002). The inner medallion shows all the violence and savagery when Jesus is nailed to the cross. Jesus appears resigned to his fate. Saint John stands in the background with Jesus’ mother, Mary.

Eleventh Station: Jesus is nailed to the cross





Photos by © Michael Cullen (for prints/sales www.irishimages.org) - Text © by Lucy Costigan
Duffy, J., Bishop of Clogher, The Way of the Cross, St. Patrick’s Basilica, Lough Derg, 2002