Annual Good Friday ‘Walk of the Cross’ held

Debbie Schenstead is helped by Tyler Merkel and Christina Merkel to carry the cross on Good Friday as people walked from St. Joseph's Catholic Church and stopped at the various churches in town to commemorate the path that Jesus walked to Calvary Hill on the way to his crucifixion.

On Good Friday, the annual Walk of the Cross began its procession from the St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church in Whitewood, in an act to commemorate the path that Jesus walked to Calvary Hill on the way to his crucifixion. Dozens of people participated in the procession this year in which participants carry an old, rugged cross as Jesus would have carried it through the Old City of Jerusalem’s narrow streets and passages. The event was an opportunity for the area’s Christians to celebrate their faith in Jesus’ passion, death, and resurrection. The march around town had participants carry the…