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Living Stations of the Cross on Good Friday

Visual portrayal of Jesus on the way to the cross

March 26, 2018

ARLINGTON, Va. – On Friday, March 30th, several parishes of the Catholic Diocese of Arlington will offer Living Stations of the Cross (or Via Crucis en Vivo). The living stations consist of a visual portrayal of Jesus on the way to his crucifixion. The procession and veneration are in Spanish – EXCEPT where indicated below. All are invited.

Here are the locations and times:

Falls Church

Saint James Catholic Church

905 Park Avenue
Falls Church, VA
5 p.m.

It begins along Park Avenue with the journey to the Cross (located behind the rectory). This year’s ‘Living of the Cross’ at St. James Catholic Church will be guided by the City of Falls Church Police and will start at 5:00 pm at the school’s gymnasium. The Via Crucis' route is Oak Street, then Fulton Street, then Spring Street, then across Park Avenue and ending at the back of the priests’ car garage. This year, the parish added 10 Roman soldiers and more characters to the drama. More than 300 people are expected to attend.

Saint Anthony of Padua Catholic Church

3305 Glen Carlyn Road
Falls Church, VA
6:30 p.m.

Bishop Burbidge will attend this Via Crucis en Vivo.



Good Shepherd Catholic Church

8710 Mount Vernon Highway
Alexandria, VA
6 p.m.

Saint Rita Catholic Church

3815 Russell Road
Alexandria, VA
6 p.m.



Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church

2700 19th Street South
Arlington, VA
6 p.m.



St. Leo the Great

3700 Old Lee Hwy
Fairfax, VA
7:30 p.m. (BILINGUAL)

St. Mary of Sorrows

5222 Sideburn Road
Fairfax, VA
12:00 noon (ENGLISH)



Sacred Heart

12975 Purcell Road
Manassas, VA
7:30 p.m. (ENGLISH)

All Saints Catholic Church

(held at Georgetown South) 9444 Taney Road
Manassas, VA
12 p.m. Noon


Dale City

Holy Family Catholic Church (Sagrada Familia)

14160 Ferndale Road
Dale City, VA
3 p.m. (ENGLISH)
7:30 p.m.



Holy Trinity Catholic Church

8213 Linton Hall Road
Gainesville, VA
6:30 p.m. (BILINGUAL)



St. John Neuman

11900 Lawyers Rd
Reston, VA
3 p.m. (ENGLISH)



St. William of York

3130 Jefferson Davis Highway
Stafford, VA
7:30 p.m. (ENGLISH)



St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church

18825 Fuller Heights Road
Triangle, VA
6 p.m



St. Mark Catholic Church

9970 Vale Rd
Vienna, VA
7:30 p.m.



Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church

130 Keating Drive
Winchester, VA
3 p.m. (ENGLISH)



Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church

13752 Mary’s Way
Woodbridge, VA
5:30 p.m. (BILINGUAL)



St. John Bosco Catholic Church

315 N Main St.
Woodstock, VA
3 p.m. (BILINGUAL)



The Diocese of Arlington is home to more than 600,000 Catholics living in 21 counties and seven cities in central and northern Virginia. Parishioners live out their faith at 69 parishes, five missions, and 17,500 students attend 44 Catholic elementary and high schools.


Angela Pellerano, Director of Media Relations 703-841-2517 (o) 571-215-8731 (mobile)