Cavite City’s 42nd Live Via Crucis will be happening today! A mass will be held in 2:00 Pm and will be followed by the Passion play which will officially starts at 4pm.
The Passion play is Written by Mr Antonio V Galura
Directed by Larry Sta Elena , Napoleon Bautista and Charlemagne Tyrone Gopez
Prior to actual play, the casts were gathered near the altar for photo opportunity! Jesus and the Roman SoldiersJesus and his ApostlesJesus, the Apostles and MaryThe Via Crucis officially started at 4pm. The first station of the cross was held inside the San Roque Parish Church. The Last SupperJesus and his Apostles. The Sharing of Bread and Wine!
Matthew 26:26 “While they were eating, Jesus took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to his disciples, saying, “Take and eat; this is my body.”
The Washing of the Feet
John 13:1-17 : “Jesus Washes His Disciples’ Feet”
Judas identified by Jesus as the Traitor.
John 13: 26-27 ” Jesus states: “It is the one to whom I will give this piece of bread when I have dipped it in the dish.” Then, dipping the piece of bread, he gave it to Judas, the son of Simon Iscariot. As soon as Judas took the bread, Satan entered into him.”
Jesus foretelling his fate to his disciples after Judas left. The end of the First StationSecond Station: The Agony in The Garden of Getsemani
Jesus was accompanied by the Apostles Peter, John and James, whom he asked to stay awake and pray. He moved “a stone’s throw away” from them, where He felt overwhelming sadness and anguish
Satan tempting Jesus while prayingJesus asking God for strengthAn angel came to encouraged Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane before his crucifixionRoman Soldiers accompanied by Judas started to arrive to arrest JesusJudas and roman soldierThe Kiss of Judas
Matthew 26: 47-50 “While he was still speaking, Judas, one of the Twelve, arrived. With him was a large crowd armed with swords and clubs, sent from the chief priests and the elders of the people. 48 Now the betrayer had arranged a signal with them: “The one I kiss is the man; arrest him.” 49 Going at once to Jesus, Judas said, “Greetings, Rabbi!” and kissed him.”
During Jesus arrest, St Peter cut off the ear of one of the soldiers named Malchus, who was then healed by Jesus.
High Priests of Sanhedrin Third station: Jesus before the Sanhedrin
Caiaphas the high priest asking Jesus if it’s true that he will destroy the temple of God and rebuild it in three days.
Matthew 26 : 64 “ “You have said so,” Jesus replied. “But I say to all of you: From now on you will see the Son of Man sitting at the right hand of the Mighty One and coming on the clouds of heaven.”
Caiaphas mocking fun at Jesus’ answersPeter denied Jesus three timesThe overwhelming crowd of people heading to the next station. Too bad I wasn’t able to witness the rest of the stations because as part pof the production we have other obligations to fulfill ^_^The Crucifixion of Christ
Jesus died on the crossThe body of Jesus on the lap of his mother Mary after the CrucifixionThe resurrected Christ and the whole cast.