Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Exalt the Holy Cross; Love the Sorrowful Mother

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Exalt the Holy Cross; Love the Sorrowful Mother

In the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem is the ever-venerated rock of Calvary upon which stood the royal cross of Jesus Christ. A few feet to the right of the Calvary memorial is the icon of the Sorrowful Mother that dramatically portrays Mary’s heart pierced by one singular, large sword. In Jerusalem both …