Lough Derg, Co. Donegal – Eighth Station

Eighth Station (B) The women of Jerusalem weep for Jesus

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

Thomas, known as ‘doubting Thomas’, carries the eighth station (Duffy: 2002).  The inner medallion shows Jesus meeting the women of Jerusalem who begin to weep for him.

Eight Station: The women of Jerusalem weep for Jesus



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