Tag Archives: The Cross

Have a Manly Lent

It’s time for my annual Lenten pep talk. I’ve reshaped these same ideas the last few years and presented them differently. This year I’m going to speak as a man to men. Ladies, feel free to draw inspiration. (I’m not … Continue reading

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Happy Feast of the Holy Cross

Today is the feast of the Triumph or Exaltation of the Holy Cross. It commemorates the finding of the relic of the Cross (326AD) and it’s recapture from the Persians. (628AD) Today is traditionally a fast day, along with Friday and … Continue reading

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It’s Friday: Salva Me, Sancta Crux

SAVE me, o holy Cross, who art consecrated with the body of Christ and ornamented as if by pearls from this union with his limbs; thou hast been made worthy to carry the price of our salvation and hast held … Continue reading

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It’s Friday: Seven Prayers

Seven Prayers attributed to Pope St. Gregory the Great. I. I. O DOMINE IESU, adoro te in Cruce pendentem, coronam spineam in capite portantem. Deprecor te, ut tua Crux liberet me ab Angelo percutiente. Amen. O LORD JESUS, I adore … Continue reading

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It’s Friday: Five Wounds

 “Then He saith to Thomas: Put in thy finger hither, and see My Hands; and bring hither thy hand, and put it into My side; and be not faithless, but believing. Thomas answered, and said to Him: My Lord, and … Continue reading

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It’s Friday: The Cross Be My Light

This coming Monday July 11th is the Feast of St. Benedict in the Modern Roman Calendar (it’s 21st of March on the Traditional Calendar). Since Fridays here are dedicated to the sacrifice of Christ and his Cross, in anticipation of … Continue reading

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It’s Friday: The Blood

This Friday is the Feast of the Most Precious Blood.     Let us consider what is good, and acceptable and well-pleasing in the sight of him that made us. Let us look steadfastly to the blood of Christ, and see … Continue reading

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