How many stations of the Cross are there?
13 The devotional complex, consisting of 13 chapels, winds along a ring-shaped path, through a wood of centuries-old oak and chestnut trees, interrupted by large reddish granite rocks.
In the thirteenth station Jesus is taken down from the Cross and handed over to his mother. In the fourteenth station Jesus is placed in the tomb.
The episode, narrated in the Gospels, tells of Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus engaged in detaching Christ from the cross (John 19,38: 42-XNUMX).
The Passion would therefore take place over several days: Jesus would have celebrated Easter and would have been arrested on Tuesday evening, therefore in the two following days the trial would have taken place before the various assemblies (Sanhedrin, Pilate, Herod, Pilate) which ended. with his crucifixion and death on Friday.
Simon Peter 3 Simon Peter then went out with the other disciple, and they went to the tomb. 4 They both ran together, but the other disciple ran faster than Peter and was the first to reach the tomb.
Pilate And when Pilate, by denunciation of the notable men among us, punished him by the cross, those who had loved him from the beginning did not cease. In fact, he appeared to them on the third day alive again, the divine prophets having already announced these and thousands of other wonders concerning him.
Basilica of the Holy Sepulcher According to Christian tradition, the Holy Sepulcher is the tomb where the mortal remains of Jesus Christ were deposited after the crucifixion. Today the place is incorporated into the Basilica of the Holy Sepulcher, in Jerusalem.