The Exaltation of the Holy Cross
September 21, 2023
On September 14 of each year, the Catholic Church celebrates the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. The feast commemorates two events: the discovery of the relic of the Christ's cross by St. Helena (mother of the Roman Emperor Constantine) in 320 AD/CE, and the dedication of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, which covers the crucifixion and resurrection sites in 1149. Previously, there...