Fifth Station Simon helps Jesus to carry his cross (B)
St. Eunan’s Cathedral, Letterkenny, Co Donegald, Ireland. Number of Lights 2 , Window: 10 Date 1929
John is depicted in red robes, holding the fifth station (Duffy: 2002). John remained with Mary throughout the crucifixion. The inner station depicts Simon helping Jesus to carry his cross.
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Duffy, J., Bishop of Clogher, The Way of the Cross, St. Patrick’s Basilica, Lough Derg, 2002