GOOD FRIDAY: “Praying the Steps” Is a Cincinnati Tradition

A PRAYERFUL TRADITIONAtop Mount Adams, the highest point in Cincinnati, Ohio, stands Holy Cross Immaculata Church. ¬†Overlooking the downtown area and the Ohio River, it is a beacon of faith to local Catholics.And each year on Good Friday, pilgrims from the local community and around the world flock to the historic church for a 155-year-old tradition called "Praying the Steps."From midnight on Holy Thursday until midnight on Good Friday, more than 10,000 pilgrims climb the long … [Read more...]

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“Praying the Steps” at Holy Cross Immaculata, and Helping a Friend in Need

A PRAYERFUL TRADITIONAtop Mount Adams, the highest point in Cincinnati, Ohio, stands Holy Cross Immaculata Church. ¬†Overlooking the downtown area and the Ohio River, it is a beacon of faith to local Catholics.On Good Friday, pilgrims from the local community and around the world flock to the historic church for a 150-year-old tradition called "Praying the Steps."From midnight on Holy Thursday until midnight on Good Friday, more than 10,000 pilgrims climb the long winding staircase to … [Read more...]

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