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Sunday before Elevation of the Holy Cross (Galatians 6:11-18 and John 3:13-17) – The Cross of Christ

Author: Fr George Dimopoulos Source: Orthodox Sermons for all the Sundays of the Year – Volume II Publisher: Christian Orthodox Editions Stavros, or Cross in English, is a simple word. The Cross of Christ consisted of two bars of wood which were nailed together at right angles by someone in obedience to an order from unscrupulous judges of Christ. He joined ... Read More »

THE UNIVERSAL ELEVATION OF THE PRECIOUS AND LIFE-GIVING CROSS OF CHRIST (14th September)

Festal Prologue The official title of this solemn feastday is “The Universal Elevation of the Holy and Life-Giving Cross” (Η Παγκόσμιος  Ύψωσης του Τιμιού & Ζωοποιού Σταυρού); but is better known by its abbreviated titles as the “Elevation” or “Exaltation of the Holy Cross”. It is one of four solemn feasts dedicated to the event of the Crucifixion and the ... Read More »