Southwell – Stations of the Cross


Also in Southwell Minster we enjoyed (if that is the right word) Jonathan Clark’s “Stations of the Cross”. Back, I assume in 2000, several Suffolk churches had a Stations exhibition – we had a minibus and a group from the Cockfield Benefice explored different churches to go and see them. Clark’s set has been installed here in Southwell – “Please touch”. They are quite moving – the photos don’t do them justice.

DSC081191 – Jesus is condemned to death.







DSC081182 – Jesus carries his cross.







DSC081173 – Jesus falls the first time.






DSC081154 – Jesus meets his mother.







DSC081145 – Simon of Cyrene helps Jesus carry the cross.







6 – Veronica wipes the face of Jesus.






7 – Jesus falls the second time.



DSC081098 – Jesus meets the women of Jerusalem.






9 – Jesus falls the third time.


DSC0810610 – Jesus is stripped of his garments.








11 – Crucifixion: Jesus is nailed ro the cross.







DSC0810412 – Crucifixion: Jesus dies on the cross.







DSC0810313 – Jesus is taken down from the cross.







14 – Resurrection: the empty tomb






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2 Responses to Southwell – Stations of the Cross

  1. Lee says:

    I visited the minster yesterday; these sculptures are my personal highlight.

  2. Stephen L. Jury says:

    These were brilliant and a great way to present the Stations of the Cross for liturgical use. Full marks to Jonathan Clark. I am delighted that English cathedrals are commissioning and displaying so many excellent examples of modern art. I am sure such works will become very valuable and important items of our heritage.

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