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The Commemoration of the Holy Cross, September 14

The Cross, and what it stands for, is absolutely central to Christian Faith.  Jesus once said, “If I be lifted up, I will draw the whole world to myself” (John 12:32).  He was speaking of his death on the Cross.  St. Paul calls the Cross the “wisdom of God” (1Corinthians 1:24).

Wednesday, September 14, is the Feast of the Holy Cross.  It commemorates the power and meaning of the Cross.  In the Gospel assigned for September 14 (John 3:13-17), Jesus expresses his hope that the whole world will be saved through him.

What does the Cross symbolize?  Self-sacrifice.  Forgiveness.  Love.  Given for the sake of others, to bring peace, unity, and wholeness.

In a world where many leaders are doing their best (worst?) to divide us one from another, the Cross of Christ provides a powerful counter-example.

“O Savior of the world, who by thy cross and precious blood hast redeemed us: Save us and help us, we humbly beseech thee, O Lord.”  (Book of Common Prayer, page. 282).
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