Holy Cross-Immaculata Church http://wvxu.org en A Cincinnati Good Friday tradition continues http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-good-friday-tradition-continues <p>It's Good Friday, a holy day of preparation for Christians around the world. In Cincinnati, it also means the return of an annual tradition.</p><p>If you've never heard about the annual<a href="http://2011.hciparish.org/?page_id=147" target="_blank"> Good Friday pilgrimage</a> up the Holy Cross-Immaculata church steps in Mt. Adams, then as the saying goes: "You're not from around here, are you?"</p><p>It's a rite of passage for many and a yearly tradition for thousands of faithful. People began climbing at midnight, stopping on each step to say a prayer.</p><p>The church writes:</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 04:01:00 +0000 Tana Weingartner 25602 at http://wvxu.org A Cincinnati Good Friday tradition continues Good Friday pilgramage draws faithful to Mt. Adams http://wvxu.org/post/good-friday-pilgramage-draws-faithful-mt-adams <p>An annual Good Friday tradition is underway in Mt. Adams.</p><p>At midnight, Bishop Joseph Binzer blessed the steps of Holy Cross - Immaculata church and the annual <a href="http://2011.hciparish.org/?page_id=147" target="_blank">praying of the steps</a> began.</p><p>Thousands of people will spend a portion of this Good Friday in prayer and reflection, slowly climbing the steps leading up to the church.</p><p>It's a tradition that dates back more than 150 years.</p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 05:04:00 +0000 Tana Weingartner 10853 at http://wvxu.org Good Friday pilgramage draws faithful to Mt. Adams