New Liturgical Movement: In Anticipation of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross: A Response to Current Events

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One week from today, September 14th, is the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, which derives from the discovery by Empress Helena, the mother of Constantine, of the Lord’s cross in Jerusalem on Sept. 14, 320. Churches that had a major relic of the cross, for example, Jerusalem, Constantinople, and Rome, developed a custom of showing this relic to the faithful on Sept. 14 in a solemn ceremony called the “Exaltation – lifting up,” of the Cross.

New Liturgical Movement: In Anticipation of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross: A Response to Current Events

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