March for Christ

Walkers take turns carrying a wooden cross from Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church to St. Theresa’s Catholic Church adorned with red shirts to symbolize the blood shed by Jesus for our sins.

Three Event Highlights

1. St. Theresa’s Catholic Church will host the 45th March for Christ on Good Friday, March 30, in Sulphur.

Walkers will leave from Our Lady of Prompt Succor in Sulphur at 2 p.m.

2. Those participating in the annual event will arrive at St. Theresa Catholic Chuch after the long trek in time for Good Friday Services at 5 p.m.

Everyone is invited to join in walking, praying, and singing for the Lord. Attendees are asked to wear a red shirt to represent the blood that was shed for our sins by Jesus on the cross.

3. Walkers will take turns shouldering a wooden cross while those following carry a 130-foot Rosary. The first year for the event was in 1973. In the event’s 44 years, there has only been one rain out, in 1996.

If You Decide to Go

When: Good Friday, March 30, 2018, beginning at 2 p.m.

Where: Walkers will leave Our Lady of Promp Succor Catholic Church in Sulphur and walk to St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in Carlyss.

Colors: Walkers are asked to wear a red shirt to the event.