Sunday, September 14, 2014

Holy Cross Resource Page


September 14 - Universal Exaltation of the Honorable Cross

Synaxarion for the Exaltation of the Honorable and Life-Giving Cross

Saint Nektarios on the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

The Orthodox Celebration of the Power of the Cross

On the Two Accounts of the Discovery of the True Cross

The Foreshadowing of the Cross in the Old Testament According to St. Kosmas the Melodist

Old Testament Prototypes of the Cross of the Lord

Why Do We Fast on September 14th?

Pontian Customs for the Day of the Cross

The Orthodox Tradition of the Blessed Prozimi

Chapel of the Finding of the Holy Cross in the Holy Sepulchre

The Place Where St. Mary of Egypt Repented

St. Silouan the Athonite and the Earthquake of September 14, 1932

A Wondrous Vision of the True Cross in 1967

Feast of the Exaltation of the Honorable Cross In Jerusalem (video)

The Elevation of the Honorable Cross at the Patriarchate of Alexandria


November 15 - Icon of the Theotokos of Kupyatitich

Icon of the Theotokos of Kupyatitich on the Cross


January 6 - Holy Theophany (The Blessing of the Waters with the Cross)

Orthodox Theophany Resource Page


March 6 - The Finding of the Holy Cross By St. Helen

Commemoration of the Finding of the Honorable Cross and Nails by Saint Helen

The Forgotten Feast and Hidden Mysteries of the Cross

Holy Hieromartyr Kyriakos of Jerusalem and his Mother Anna


Great Lent - Third Sunday of Great Lent

Great Lent Resource Page


Holy Week - Great and Holy Friday

Holy Week Resource Page


Bright Tuesday - The Miraculous Spring of the Archangel Michael in Thasos and the Discovery of the Honorable Nail of the Savior

The Miraculous Spring of the Archangel Michael in Thasos and the Discovery of the Honorable Nail of the Savior


May 7 - Commemoration of the Honorable Cross That Appeared in the Sky Over Jerusalem in 351 A.D.

The Cross That Appeared in the Sky Over Jerusalem in 351 A.D.

What Will Be the Sign of the Son of Man in the Heavens Before His Coming?


August 1 - Procession of the Venerable Wood of the Cross

Feast of the Procession of the Venerable Wood of the Cross From August 1-14

The Healing Properties of the True Cross in Constantinople


About the Cross

St. John Chrysostom on the Holy Cross

St. Ephraim the Syrian on the Holy Cross

Repulsion of the Evil One and an Appeal to Christ (Poem by St. Gregory the Theologian)

Concerning the Cross and Faith (St. John of Damascus)

Let Him Deny Himself, Take Up His Cross, and Follow Me (St. Theophylact of Bulgaria)

The Cross, the Preserver of the Universe (Homily by St. John Maximovitch)

The Inevitability of Suffering (Archbishop John of Riga)

Elder Paisios on Demons and the Power of the Cross

Prerequisites For True Spirituality

The Cross as a Balance Scale of Righteousness

The Mystery of the Cross

Why Does the World Reject the Cross of Christ?


The Cross and Theology

The Mystery of the Cross and the Resurrection of Christ

Why Did Christ Suffer Crucifixion?

What Christ Accomplished on the Cross

To Whom Was the Blood of Christ Offered? (St. Gregory the Theologian)

Two Powerful Old Testament Images of the Cross

The Foreshadowing of the Cross in the Old Testament According to St. Kosmas the Melodist

Salvation According to Saint Paul

Orthodoxy and the Juridical Position: The Significance of the "Antilytron"

The Juridical Mentality of the West Annuls Christ's Sacrifice

"Expiation" Rather Than "Propitiation"

The Sacrifice of Christ as "Expiation"


The Cross and Orthodox Tradition

The Honor Due to the Cross in the Canons of the Church

Liturgical Gestures

Pontian Customs for the Day of the Cross

The Orthodox Tradition of the Blessed Prozimi


The Cross in the Lives of the Saints

Great Martyr Eustathios Plakidas With His Wife and Children

Saint Porphyrios, Bishop of Gaza

Saint Columba and the Loch Ness Monster

Saint Elias (Ilya) Muromets of the Kiev Near Caves

Saint Constantine the New Martyr of Hydra

Elder Porphyrios In the House of Prostitution

A Night of Entertainment With Elder Paisios


Miracles and Phenomena of the Cross

The Power In Crossing Ourselves

A Historical Account of the Power of the True Cross

The Healing Properties of the True Cross in Constantinople

Four Contemporary Miracles of the Holy Cross

The Kalinovka Miracle of the Bloody Crucifix in 1923

A Wondrous Vision of the True Cross in 1967

The Miracle of the Bleeding Gospel (April 27, 1989)

A Miracle of the Holy Cross in Fiji

A Miracle of the Holy Cross in India

A Miracle of the Holy Cross in Africa (Congo) 1

A Miracle of the Holy Cross in Africa (Congo) 2

A Miracle of the True Cross (video)

A Haunting In Thessaloniki

Vladimir Putin and his Miracle Cross

The Miraculous Power of the Cross and Prayer - A Scientific Study

Elder Gervasios Paraskevopoulos and the Miracle of the Cross

Moldavian Villagers See Image of Cross and Burning Candle in a Tree Cut

A Cross Wondrously Appears in the Trunk of a Tree

The Recent Appearance of a Cross in a Tree Trunk in Krini

Luminous Cross Appears In Skies Over Russia

Cross in a Church in West Ukraine Starts Bleeding (photos)

Rood of Grace: The Mechanical Crucifix Hoax of the 16th Century


True Cross Relics

The Distribution of Pieces of the True Cross

Portions of the True Cross That Exist in the Monasteries of Mount Athos Today

Vatican Cross Given By Emperor Justin II Restored

The Basilica di Santa Croce in Gerusalemme In Rome

A Wondrous Vision of the True Cross in 1967

A Miracle of the Holy Cross in Fiji

A Miracle of the True Cross (video)

Thousands In Thessaloniki Venerate the True Cross

The True Cross Circles the Earth 16 Times a Day

Turkish Byzantinist Believes True Cross "Hidden" in Hagia Sophia

The Miraculous Spring of the Archangel Michael in Thasos and the Discovery of the Honorable Nail of the Savior


Other Crosses

The Iron Pectoral Cross of Saint Athanasios the Athonite

The Cross of St. Kosmas Aitolos in Polydendri

Metal Cross of St. Kosmas Aitolos Given To Metropolis of Beroia

The Curious Crucifix of Rila Monastery

German Catholic Church Returns Looted Cross to Serbia

World's Largest Stone Cross Installed in Sevastopol

Underwater Cross Set Up in Karantinnaya Bay in Sevastopol (photos & videos)


Holy Cross Shrines

Monastery of the Holy Cross in Jerusalem

Chapel of the Finding of the Holy Cross in the Holy Sepulchre

The Place Where St. Mary of Egypt Repented

The Veneration of the Holy Cross in Cyprus

Holy Cross Monastery In Omodos, Cyprus

Krustova Gora: Holy Cross Forest in Bulgaria

The Holy Mount of Grabarka in Poland

The Basilica di Santa Croce in Gerusalemme In Rome

Orthodox Cross to be Planted at Southernmost Point of America


The Cross and Popular Culture

Beauty Will Save The World

The Kenotic Theology of the Cross and Popular Culture

Making Comedy of the Cross of Christ

Movie: "Constantine and the Cross" (1961)

Andres Serrano's "Piss Christ" Destroyed By Christian Protesters


The Cross and Persecution

Why Does the World Reject the Cross of Christ?

Evgeny Rodionov, the New Martyr of Chechnya

Coptic Christian Student Murdered By Classmates for Wearing a Cross

Muslim Group Offended By 'Christian' Tomatoes

Terrorists Behead Christian in Syria for Wearing His Cross

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