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The tradition of the Stations of the Cross has been interpreted in many ways in Hamilton during the Easter season.  Above, Rev. David Lennerton of St. Bartholomew’s Anglican Church carries the cross during a 17-km Good Friday pilgrimage in 1979 to raise funds for missions.

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Part of congregation makes its way to city hall. About 75 people marched from St. Mark's Anglican church on Bay Street South to city hall for the short service was intended to be conducted outside.  But at 10 a.m., the cool wind and near-zero temperatures forced the porcession into city hall. April 13, 1981 Jim Fish, The Spectator Hamilton historical collection easter
Part of congregation makes its way to city hall from St. Mark’s Anglican church, April 13, 1981. Hamilton Historical Collection
Bert Wreford, 67, carries a wooden cross at the head of Good Firday procession in Westdale.  The procession made its way from MacNeill Baptist Church on King Street West northeast along King Street to Westdale United Church on North Oval.  Yesterday, Christians round the world marked the suffering and death of Jesus Christ, who died on a wooden cross about 2, 000 years ago. Glenn Lowson, Special to the Spectator Hamilton Historical collection Easter
Bert Wreford carries a cross at the head of a Good Friday procession in Westdale from MacNeill Baptist Church to Westdale United Church on North Oval. Hamilton Historical Collection, Undated.
A group from Holy Trinity Church re-enact Christ's walk. April 10, 1971 Easter Hamilton historical collection
A group from Holy Trinity Church re-enact Christ’s walk.  April 10, 1971.  Hamilton Historical Collection