• Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

    8 days ago - By Happy Catholic

    Exaltation of the Cross, Russian icon
    Some time ago I read Anthony Esolen's commentary in Magnificat about the elevation of the cross from the point of view of an English monk's meditation written in the Middle Ages from the point of view of the cross itself. It has haunted me, in a good way I hasten to add, as I would come upon small annoyances and inconveniences and then remember the image of the young Hero as a warrior striding toward the cross. Shame on me if I do not at least attempt to match that valiant attitude.
    For it is not a shy and effeminate Jesus, this Savior of ours, the...
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