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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: Exaltation of the Cross

This year, the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross takes precedence over the Ordinary Form calendar’s 24th Sunday of Ordinary Time and over the Extraordinary Form’s 14th Sunday after Pentecost.  Let’s look at the Collects for the Feast of … Continue reading

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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 … 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 … Continue reading

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