Lenten Reflections: Stations of the Cross, Station 6

Station #6: Veronica Wipes the Face of Jesus

Written Reflection

Blood, sweat, tears, and pain drip from the face of Jesus. He has been whipped, beaten, spit at and betrayed. A woman from the crowd is said to have come and wiped his face. Her name in tradition is Vernoica.

We are reminded that moments of beauty and grace sometimes break the darkness if only for an instant. Like a shooting star on a black night, grace and light can break through in moments of deep pain. Spend a moment and reflect on when you were in darkness and difficulty and God gave you a glimpse of grace. Spend time reflecting on the glimpses of grace around you…