[Blueboard] University Stations of the Cross

jcauilan at ateneo.edu jcauilan at ateneo.edu
Fri Feb 18 14:52:46 PHT 2005

Everyone is invited to join the University Stations of the Cross on
February 24, 2005.  Assembly time is at 4:00pm at Xavier Hall.  At
4:30pm, we shall process through the college and end at the Church of the
Gesu with a celebration of the Eucharist.  The presider and homilist will
be Fr. Daniel Huang, SJ, Jesuit Provincial.

Many years ago, Ateneans, before marching on to the stage to receive their
diplomas, would march through the Stations of the Cross.  More than just a
Lenten devotion, it was a sign that as they went "down from the hill",
they were ready to walk with Christ and carry His cross.

Two years ago, the university revived this old Ateneo tradition to include
the different units and offices in the university.  It has become an
opportunity for all of us to come together to pray for the needs of our
country and the world.

This year, the following communities will sponsor each station:

	The First Station		Central Admi, Ateneo Alumni
	The Second Station		Professional Schools/LS Admin/ASPAC
	The Third Station		School Social Sciences
	The Fourth Station		School of Humanities
	The Fifth Station		School of Science and Engineering
	The Sixth Station		JG School of Management
	The Seventh Station		Grade School, AGSPAC
	The Eight Station		Loyola House, Arrupe Intl Residence, JESCOM
	The Ninth Station		San Jose Seminary, Manila Observatory
	The Tenth Station		PPLM, Security
	The Eleventh Station		High School, PUSH
	The Twelfth			EAPI, Jesuit Residence
	The Thirteenth Station	Cervini-Eliazo, OMIOD
	The Fourteenth Station	Auxi, Social Development

Lent means, "spring".  As we all gather together as a university family,
let us pray for a world in suffering and ask God to heal and renew all of

Let us walk with the Risen Lord who labors and suffers with us.

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