Father Herbert Niba is a Catholic priest of the Diocese of Buea, Cameroon.

He holds a Master’s Degree in Philosophy from the Catholic University of Central Africa, Yaounde (2010), and a Bachelor of Divinity from the Pontifical Urban University, Rome (2014). He has served as Director of John Paul II Institute of Theology, Buea (2014-2016), and is currently lecturer of Philosophy at St John Paul II Major Seminary, Mamfe, Cameroon.

Visit his blog at fadaherbertblog.com

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“What does it mean to have a part in the Cross of Christ? It means to experience, in the Holy Spirit, the love hidden within the Cross of Christ. It means to recognize, in the light of this love, our own cross.” — Pope Saint John Paul II

The Way of the Cross with Saint John Paul II provides a simple but profound opportunity to practice this devotion publicly or privately, during — and beyond — the Lenten season.

Each of the fourteen stations is interpreted in light of one aspect or event in the life of John Paul II, from tragic losses to physical and emotional demands, his long illness, and the assassination attempt. His lived experience of the Cross is further confirmed by the words of fourteen witnesses who knew him or who were influenced by him.

Walk the Way of the Cross with Saint John Paul and, like him, come to know the love of Christ that allows us “to take up that cross once more and, strengthened by this love, to continue our journey.”