Tag Archives: Exaltation of the Cross

WDTPRS- Exaltation of the Cross and Basil Emeritus

Let’s look at the Collects for the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross in both the Ordinary and the Extraordinary Form, Novus Ordo (1970MR etc.) and the Vetus Ordo (1962MR of St John XXIII).  These are now, apparently acknowledge … Read More

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WDTPRS: Exaltation of the Cross … and kingly herbs … and BASIL EMERITUS!

Today is the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross.  The feast commemorates the discovery, as tradition has it under sweet basil herb bushes, of the Holy Cross by Emperor Constantine’s mother St Helena in AD 325 in Jerusalem as … Read More

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14 Sept – Solemn Mass in the Bronx!

I had some great news yesterday about a Solemn Mass in traditional Roman Rite which will be celebrated on the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, 14 September, in the Bronx, NY. Announcement: “There will be a celebration … Read More

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Exaltation of the Cross, Summorum Pontificum, Basil Pesto

Tomorrow, 14 September, I think I shall make some fresh pesto tomorrow for the feast of the Exaltation of the Cross… 7th anniversary of Summorum Pontificum. I found this on Vultus Christi: The aromatic herb, basil (Ocimum basilicum) has long … Read More

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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 … Read More

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