Thirteenth Station Jesus is taken down from the cross (B)
Basilica of St. Patrick’s Purgatory, Pettigo, Lough Derg, Donegal.. Number of Lights 1 , Window: 14 Date 1929
Matthias is depicted holding the thirteenth station (Duffy: 2002). The inner medallion shows Jesus’ body being laid in the tomb. A quiet sadness settles over the group that includes Mary, Mary Magdalene, Saint John and Simon.
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Duffy, J., Bishop of Clogher, The Way of the Cross, St. Patrick’s Basilica, Lough Derg, 2002