Relic of True Cross at All Saints Cemetery on March 6


WILMINGTON – All Saints Cemetery will hold afternoon Stations of the Cross on two Fridays during Lent, Catholic Cemeteries has announced. The dates are March 6 and 20, with a start time of 2 p.m.

Msgr. Joseph Rebman, pastor of St. Joseph on the Brandywine Parish, will lead the March 6 service, while Father James Smith, an associate pastor at St. Mary of the Assumption in Hockessin, will preside on March 20. The Stations will be in the Chapel of the Risen Christ.

On March 6, there also will be veneration of a true relic of Jesus’ cross, and on the 20th, the service will include a meditation of St. Alphonsus Liguori. The diocesan Pilgrimage Cross will be at All Saints until March 12. The cross, a replica of the original World Youth Day cross, has been to nearly every church and school in the diocese.

Light refreshments will be served after each service.