Sky Pilot

There is a village in Northern Italy named Domodossola where there is a model Calvary –  representing the scenes of Holy Week and what happened to Jesus during those last momentous days of his life on earth.

There is a hillside at this place, and from the bottom of the hill upwards there is a series of small chapels or shrines each depicting with life-size terracotta figures, one of the scenes of Jesus’ passion.

Visitors can look at a scene showing Jesus before Pilate…Jesus carrying his cross…and so on.

Eventually, visitors reach a chapel that shows Jesus hanging from the cross.

Now, up to this point, the path running between the shrines is well worn by the feet of countless pilgrims coming to look at Jesus’ suffering and death.

But then the path becomes overgrown with grass – it’s clear that it’s little used.

If, however, people were to continue…

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