Stations of the Cross Explained a Powerful Prayer for LENT of Jesus' sufferings for Us - Easy GUIDE with VIDEO
Here is the most common list of Stations with a short prayer used by Franciscan Missionaries:
First Station - Jesus Condemned to Death
O Jesus! so meek and uncomplaining, teach me resignation in trials.
Second Station - Jesus Carries His Cross
My Jesus, this Cross should be mine, not Thine; my sins crucified Thee.
Third Station - Our Lord Falls the First Time
O Jesus! by this first fall, never let me fall into mortal sin.
Fourth Station - Jesus Meets His Mother
O Jesus! may no human tie, however dear, keep me from following the road of the Cross.
Fifth Station - Simon the Cyrenean Helps Jesus Carry His Cross
Simon unwillingly assisted Thee; may I with patience suffer all for Thee.
Sixth Station - Veronica Wipes the Face of Jesus
O Jesus! Thou didst imprint Thy sacred features upon Veronica's veil; stamp them also indelibly upon my heart.
Seventh Station - The Second Fall of Jesus
By Thy second fall, preserve me, dear Lord, from relapse into sin.
Eighth Station - Jesus Consoles the Women of Jerusalem
My greatest consolation would be to hear Thee say: "Many sins are forgiven thee, because thou hast loved much."
Ninth Station - Third Fall of Jesus
O Jesus! when weary upon life's long journey, be Thou my strength and my perseverance.
Tenth Station - Jesus Stripped of His Garments
My soul has been robbed of its robe of innocence; clothe me, dear Jesus, with the garb of penance and contrition.
Eleventh Station - Jesus Nailed to the Cross
Thou didst forgive Thy enemies; my God, teach me to forgive injuries and FORGET them.
Twelfth Station - Jesus Dies on the Cross
Thou art dying, my Jesus, but Thy Sacred Heart still throbs with love for Thy sinful children.
Thirteenth Station - Jesus Taken Down from the Cross
Receive me into thy arms, O Sorrowful Mother; and obtain for me perfect contrition for my sins.
Fourteenth Station - Jesus Laid in the Sepulchre
15. Resurrection of Jesus is sometimes included as a fifteenth station.
When I receive Thee into my heart in Holy Communion, O Jesus, make it a fit abiding place for Thy adorable Body. Amen.
Common prayers at each Station:
P/ We adore thee O Christ and we praise thee.
C/Becuase by thy Holy cross thou hast redeemed the world.
And, at each station:
Say 1 Our Father, 1 Hail Mary and 1 Glory Be prayer.