Sunday of the Holy Cross

March 7, 2021 0 Comments

Fr. Alexander Schmemann provides this wonderful reflection for the Third Sunday of the Great Fast: The Veneration of the Cross At the Vigil on that day, after the Great Doxology, the Cross is brought in a solemn procession to the center of the church and remains there for the entire week – with a special …

Resources for the Sunday of the Holy Sunday

March 4, 2021 0 Comments

When, then, you make the sign of the cross on the forehead, arm yourself with a saintly boldness, and reinstall your soul in its old liberty; for you are not ignorant that the cross is a prize beyond all price. Consider what is the price given for your ransom, and you will never more be …

The Holy Cross

March 15, 2020 0 Comments

We are near to the mid-point of Great Lent. The Church today celebrates the Holy Cross. What follows below is a piece by Orthodox Father Alexander Schmemann. The third Sunday of Holy and Great Lent is called The Veneration of the Cross.” . . . We are on the one hand, the physical and spiritual …