Mike Aquilina

Stairing Contest

Saturday June 16th 2007, 3:01 am

We hit this spot on the Rome pilgrimage — the “Holy Stairs” that, according to tradition, Jesus climbed when he was brought before Pontius Pilate. They are among the relics that St. Helena, the mother of Constantine, allegedly brought back from the Holy Land. We gave pilgrims the option of ascending on their knees. We distributed special prayers for each step. Here’s another report.