Stations of the Cross (Neumarkt - Mariahilfberg)
Look at the scenes of the 14 pictures of the Stations of the Cross in Neumarkt - Mariahilfberg. Mariahilfberg is a part of the district town Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz. More
It's an ancient tradition among the Christians, especially in Catholic and Anglican domains, to celebrate the Stations of the Cross, also Way of the Cross or simply The Cross especially in the Holy Week and Good Friday.
If You search in the internet for these terms (Google, Wikipedia etc.), You'll read that there are some differences within this celebrations. In this ebook You can view a Stations of the Cross with 14 stations, as shown in Neumarkt - Mariahilfberg. The pictures are shown separated from the concrete columns of the single stations with the descriptions of the scenes in English, French and German.
The pictures are engraved in red brass plates with corresponding German text. The stations were erected in 1847, the last renovation was in 1931, where the pictures were elaborated by Josef Amberg (1900 - 1976), a goldsmith in Würzburg. You'll see on some pictures, that the engraving grooves originally were filled with white color. Josef Amberg has written the word of Jesus as a YESUS with "Y" instead of "J" (same pronunciation in German).
As a part of the district town Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz there is Mariahilfberg. Starting in the near of the St. Josef Convent to the pilgrimage church Mariahilf You have the right way up to the hill.