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A visitor to the shrine climbs up the Holy Stairs on their knees to reach "Christ on the Cross"

Considered by Fredericks to be “his greatest challenge,” the figure of Christ took him four years to complete. Funded by contributions from over 10,000 summer visitors to the shrine, the twenty-eight foot corpus symbolizes a Christ on the cross who is still living. Fredericks chose to depict the figure without a crown of thorns or a spear wound…

Visitors kneel on the Holy Stairs that lead to "Christ on the Cross"

Considered by Fredericks to be “his greatest challenge,” the figure of Christ took him four years to complete. Funded by contributions from over 10,000 summer visitors to the shrine, the twenty-eight foot corpus symbolizes a Christ on the cross who is still living. Fredericks chose to depict the figure without a crown of thorns or a spear wound…

Visitors climb the Holy Stairs at Indian River Catholic Shrine to reach "Christ on the Cross"

Considered by Fredericks to be “his greatest challenge,” the figure of Christ took him four years to complete. Funded by contributions from over 10,000 summer visitors to the shrine, the twenty-eight foot corpus symbolizes a Christ on the cross who is still living. Fredericks chose to depict the figure without a crown of thorns or a spear wound…

The Holy Stairs leading to "Christ on the Cross"

The Holy Stairs leading to "Christ on the Cross” for Indian River Catholic Shrine, Indian River, Michigan.