MIAMI (CBSMiami) – For Christians, Good Friday is symbolic of the day Jesus was crucified over 2,000 years ago.Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Liberty City remembered the passion and death of Jesus at a Way of the Cross event Friday.
The service began at the church located on 1301 NW 71st Street and proceeded down NW 15th Avenue to NW 67th St. It continued east along the northern border of Liberty Square to NW 12th Ave. and finally made its way back to the church.
A man who played the role of Jesus carried a cross along this route as the priest of Holy Redeemer and church and community members followed behind.
The event ended at the church with the distribution of soup. Participants also shared their Way of the Cross experience with one another, just in time for Easter.