September 14, Triumph of the cross

This feast commemorates the rescue of the true Cross of Christ by Emperor Heraclius in a victory over the Persians. 

Our Mother the Church sings of the triumph of the Holy Cross, the instrument of our salvation.

activity - an idea

The Feast of the Exallation of the Cross is an appropriate feast day to thank God for the blessing of Christ dying on the Cross, which opened the gates of heaven for mankind. Here is a family project which involves making a homemade cross.