The Live Via Crucis 2015

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Live Via Crucis is an annual cultural and spiritual tradition in Cavite City. Via Crucis or “Station of the Cross” is a passion play done during the Holy Week in which participants (a group of local residents of Cavite City) wore biblical costumes and took center stage of the town plaza to dramatize the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.  It showcases different acts stated in the written Fourteen Stations of the Cross where one station usually last for 20 to 30 minutes.
P3310534tThis annual event has been celebrated since 1974 and this year marks its 41st anniversary. They almost got the same casts from last year Via Crucis but with some minor changes with the apostles and ladies of Jerusalem.
P3310555tThe event started in San Roque Parish Church reenacting the Last Supper (the first station of the cross)
P3310577tThe Agony in the Garden of GethsemaneP3310580tJesus prays in the Garden of Gethsemane on the night before he dies.P3310586t The Roman soldiers along with a highly realistic chariot props!P3310587t The overwhelming crowd watching the play from one station to another.P3310590t Jesus being captured by the Roman SoldiersP3310596tThe Sanhedrin trial of JesusP3310605t Jesus sufferings under Pontius Pilate. It includes the scenes where Jesus is mocked and crowned with thorns.Followed by the crucifixion.
P3310620t The resurrection of Christ
P3310626tThe resurrected Christ along with other casts!

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