Friday morning hundreds gathered in downtown Shreveport to take part in a walk with Christ in justice during a special presentation of the way of the cross.
As Pope Frances said it's a day of renewing in our life the love that Jesus had for the marginalized people of his day and our day as well
The walk began with an opening prayer led by Bishop Michael Duca.
Then Bearing a wooden cross, hundreds walked all around the inner city of Shreveport as a symbol of their faith
To walk the way of the cross with christ as he suffered and died for us but to understand that there is hope beyond that
A devotion of prayer and meditation at each of the 14 stations commemorating the passion of Jesus
It's very exciting so many people coming out to celebrate this day of when we remember the most important day in the world
It was a reverent atmosphere. prayerful meditative
And while the service is catholic in tradition, this mornings walk also involved people from all different types of Christian churches. coming together and walking with Christ.
Joel Rodgers NBC 6 News
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