Results from Tag: 'cross'
As Catholic School District Promotes Pride Flag, Toronto Archdiocese Says Cross the Best Symbol of Inclusion
“Along with the cross, the symbol of the Sacred Heart is the Catholic Christian sign of that love,” said Cardinal Collins, who released a 21-page pastoral letter on the Sacred Heart April 28.
“Christ assumed a body,” said St. Macarius, “and using the cross as his plowshare, cultivated the barren soul of man.”
User’s Guide to Sunday, Aug. 30
According to a parishioner in the Chinese province of Anhui named John, Chinese officials cut down the cross from the top of Our Lady of the Rosary Church on April 18.
Nov. 13 is the 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C).
COMMENTARY: The connection of mercy, Mary and the redemption was underscored in an almost incredible fashion by the death of John Paul in 2005. An indelible image of that final Holy Week was the dying Pope watching the Via Crucis by television in his chapel, his own broken body embracing the cross.