Christ Jesus, though he was in the form of
God, did not regard equality with God
something to be grasped.
Rather, he emptied
himself, taking the form of a slave, coming
in human likeness; and found human in
appearance, he humbled himself, becoming
obedient to death, even death on a cross.
Because of this, God greatly exalted him
and bestowed on him the name that is above
every name, that at the name of Jesus every
knee should bend, of those in heaven and on
earth and under the earth, and every tongue
confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the
glory of God the Father.
"How splendid the cross of Christ! It brings life, not
death; light, not darkness; Paradise, not its loss.
It is the wood on which the Lord, like a great warrior,
was wounded in hands and feet and side, but healed
thereby our wounds. A tree has destroyed us, a tree
now brought us life!"
Theodore of Studios
"No one has gone up to heaven except the one who has come
down from heaven, the Son of Man. And just as Moses lifted up
the serpent in the desert, so must the Son of Man be lifted up,
so that everyone who believes in him may have eternal life."
For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so
that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might
have eternal life.
For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world,
but that the world might be saved through him.
"Jesus said to me; ‘How many times would you have abandoned
Me, my son, if I had not crucified you. Beneath the cross,
one learns love, and I do not give this to everyone, but
only to those souls who are dearest to Me.'"
Saint Pio of Pietrelcina
"From here on earth, Love cannot live without suffering. It is
through loving the Cross that we discover His Heart, for divine
Love never lives without suffering. I want my whole life to be
inspired by love. He who loves, does all things easily, or, if
he suffers, he suffers bravely. Why is suffering necessary?
Because on earth, pure love cannot exist without suffering. O
Jesus, Jesus, I no longer feel my cross when I think of yours!"
Saint Bernadette Soubirous
Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children across
the United States: 2nd Saturday in September
Exaltation of the Holy Cross Novena
Jesus, Who because of Your burning love for us
willed to be crucified and to shed Your Most
Precious Blood for the redemption and salvation
of our souls, look down upon us and grant our
We trust completely in Your Mercy.
Cleanse us from our sin by Your Grace, sanctify
our work, give us and all those who are dear to
us our daily bread, lighten the burden of our
sufferings,bless our families, and grant to the
nations, so sorely afflicted, Your Peace, which
is the only true peace, so that by obeying Your
Commandments we may come at last to the glory of
September 14 - Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross (and a Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children in the US)
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