Tag Archives: Exaltation of the Cross

SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM: 6th Anniversary!

Today, Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, is the 6th anniversary of Summorum Pontificum going into effect.
You might say a prayer for Benedict XVI and also thank God for this important gift to the people of God.
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Of Fridays, Motu Proprios, Pesto and The Cross

In England, where I am as I write, the bishops have asked Catholics to abstain from meat on Fridays.  It may be the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross, but it is Friday.  Festive penance is in order.  Or, … Continue reading

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Sweet Basil and the Holy Cross

An Orthodox priest reader sent some photos of their tradition using sweet basil on their observance of the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.  Here are three.
Great tradition.

I didn’t get around to posting about the basil tradition yesterday … Continue reading

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