Lough Derg, Co. Donegal – Sixth Station

Sixth Station Veronica wipes the face of Jesus (B)

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

Philip holds the sixth station. He is depicted in blue and green robes, decorated with tiny white flowers, and he carries a pilgrim’s staff (Duffy: 2002). The inner station shows Veronica wiping the face of Jesus. The imprint of Jesus' face is left on the towel.

Sixth Station: Veronica wipes the face of 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