Exaltation of the Holy and Life-giving Cross of our Lord

September 14, 2020 0 Comments

The Universal Exaltation of the Holy and Life-giving Cross of our Lord, Jesus Christ. The Jerusalem Troparion reads: In paradise, the tree stripped us bare: For, by giving us its fruit, the enemy showed us death. But, today, the sight of the cross gives joy to all the earth: For the tree that robes us …