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Festal Divine Liturgy of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross
September 14 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Today is a strict fast day.
The Elevation of the Venerable and Life-Creating Cross of the Lord: The pagan Roman emperors tried to completely eradicate from human memory the holy places where our Lord Jesus Christ suffered and was resurrected for mankind. The Emperor Hadrian (117-138) gave orders to cover over the ground of Golgotha and the Sepulchre of the Lord, and to build a temple of the pagan goddess Venus and a statue of Jupiter…the rest of the article is at:https://www.oca.org/saints/lives/2021/09/14/102610-the-universal-exaltation-of-the-precious-and-life-giving-cross