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The feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross celebrates two historical events: the discovery of the True Cross by Saint Helena, the mother of the Emperor Constantine, in 320 under the temple of Venus in Jerusalem, and the dedication in 335 of the basilica and shrine built on Calvary

by CNA Staff ACI Prensa Staff, Apr 1, 2021 / 04:13 am MT (CNA).- While the Shroud of Turin – believed to be the burial cloth that wrapped the body of Jesus after his death – may be the most recognizable relic association with Jesus’ Passion, several others exist. Three

By Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Jun 26, 2020 / 08:30 am MT (CNA).- Scientists confirmed this month that a crucifix in the Italian city of Lucca is the oldest wooden statue in Europe. A radiocarbon dating study conducted by the National Institute for Nuclear Physics in Florence dated the 8-foot

by Mark Danis The one thing the six elderly priests considered more difficult than carrying a wheelchairbound man down a flight of stairs was attempting to do so against his will. The 89-year-old Father John made it clear he was not going to be moved to the basement of Tabor

Fr. Mike’s words on taking up our crosses may come as a relief to many of us. He rejects the “harder is holier” approach, and reminds us that taking up our crosses is ultimately about having more freedom. Check out the video:

40 Days for Life – Cincinnati’s Spring Prayer Campaign will end on Palm Sunday with prayers of thanksgiving and a special ecumenical Way of the Cross.  It will begin at the parking lot of Holy Name Church parking lot and process to Planned Parenthood, praying an ecumenical set of prayers and readings

Deacon Peter Auriemma, MD, from the Diocese of Phoenix will present a talk on Christ’s physical death on the cross, part of a weekend of events at St. James of the Valley and several other parishes. A professional urologist, Dr./Deacon Auriemma will speak about crucifixion and other physical aspects of

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 By Scott Mussari Certain things in our world are so prevalent and so present to us that oftentimes our eyes simply overlook them. These objects blend into the background; we’re desensitized to their impact. The beauty of a blue sky, the look on the face of