Posts tagged The Cross

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The Cross shines forth

“God is love”, love which is willing to go to any extent, even the death of the Cross, to call us back from our sins. This is why the Cross is glorious.

Lifted to life

The Lord raised up upon the Cross is the One we are to look towards to find the healing for the sting of death.

Take up thy Cross, the Saviour said

The following of Christ is none other than the way of the Cross. There is no escaping this path if we wish to save our lives.

Dream of the Rood: Christ as hero.

Over the Christmas break, our eldest, home from university, was wrestling with a couple of essays. I was called on to proof read each draft and give feedback. One was an Old English task, looking at three texts, one of which was the poem “The Dream of the Rood.” The poem tells the story of […]

Orientation to the Cross: Fr Neil’s Homily for 12th Sunday in Ordinary time.

We cannot begin to properly speak of the ‘Christ of God’, from today’s gospel, without reference to the Cross. Indeed if we are to follow Jesus we can only do so if we are willing to take up the cross ourselves. It is only by losing ourselves, our life, in the cross that we will […]