Tuesday, September 14, 2010

The Feast of the Triumph of the Cross

"O Mary, Mother of sorrows, at the foot of the cross you became our mother. I am a child of your sorrows, a child of Calvary. Let my heart be united to the cross, to the passion of Jesus Christ, and teach me not to be afraid of my own trials and crosses."
                                     ~~ St. Bernadette Soubirous

 (Painting: Mystic Crucifixion, Sandro Botticelli, c. 1497)