Celebrating Good Friday ahead of Easter weekend


More than 300 people from all different denominations gathered at St. Peter’s Catholic Church to observe the stations of the cross.

Good Friday represents Jesus dying on the cross to save humankind from their sins. 

People carrying a cross to stations near the church, commemorating their Savior’s walk bearing the cross.

The march filled with readings and songs.

Church member Joanie Oswald said her walk with Christ is the foundation of her life.

“My faith is the core of my life so many things in my life have changed but my faith has always been important to me,” said Oswald. It is what I live for.” 

Father Jim Buchholz said Jesus died so we can live.

“It’s what Christ sacrificed himself for our salvation,” said Father Buchholz. 

Catholics, Lutherans, Baptists, Episcopals, and Methodists, celebrating that sacrifice, joining hand in hand.

Oswald said Christ’s death on the cross is why she believes.

St. Peter’s is continuing its celebration of the Holy Week with Holy Saturday tomorrow and of course Easter service on Sunday.

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