It has become a tradition at St. Joseph’s Chapel to pray the Stations of the Cross every Friday at 4 p.m., throughout Lent. Recalling the 14 stations along the Via Dolorosa (“Sorrowful Way”) is a poignant and meditative way to remember the trials that Jesus suffered. It helps us strengthen our resolve in fulfilling our own, personal Lenten sacrifices.

During Holy Week, Father Marco will celebrate the Tridium, with Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 4 p.m., on Holy Thursday, March 28, and Stations of the Cross at 4 p.m., on Good Friday, March 29.

On Saturday, the Easter Vigil begins at 4 p.m., at St. Joseph’s with the Service of Light. A fire is set in a brazier outside and blessed palms from the previous year are added to it. Then with a torch, the Light of Christ, is carried into the Chapel to light individual candles and the Pascal Candle. The procession is followed by Liturgy of the Word and the Eucharist.

On Easter morning Mass will be at 9 a.m., as usual.  All services at St. Joseph’s are bilingual and all are welcome. For information, contact Sexton Bob Keller at 928-706-6928 or e-mail

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Cutline: The Stations of the Cross at St. Joseph’s were handmade using a decoupage technique in 2014 from photocopies of artwork done by Santa Fe, New Mexico artist Marie Romero Cash.