Good Friday
1:04 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Good Friday pilgramage draws faithful to Mt. Adams

An annual Good Friday tradition is underway in Mt. Adams.

At midnight, Bishop Joseph Binzer blessed the steps of Holy Cross - Immaculata church and the annual praying of the steps began.

Thousands of people will spend a portion of this Good Friday in prayer and reflection, slowly climbing the steps leading up to the church.

It's a tradition that dates back more than 150 years.

The church is open until midnight Friday with two services today at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Priests are on hand to hear confession.

There's a traditional fish fry from 3-7 p.m.

Holy Cross - Immaculata Church is also collecting canned goods and other non-perishable items for Hope Emergency Program in Brown County.

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