Monday, September 14, 2009

Marianist Monday

Holy Cross - San Clemente, Rome
(Detail of Apse mosaic, 12th Century)
We adore thee, O Christ, and we bless You,
because by Your Holy Cross you have redeemed the world.
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"True wealth, true glory, true joy is to be found in the cross. Happiness is necessarily linked with the cross since Jesus Christ declared this truth. But we look upon such truths as impenetrable mysteries. This is a temptation of the devil, to prevent us from pondering over them, because upon examining the cross of Christ, we would find it lovable and worthy of our embrace."
Blessed William Joseph Chaminade
Let us link ourselves with the Cross of Christ!
Rediscover the Cross of Christ.
Let our faith embrace the Cross!
The Cross of Christ does not crush us, but exalts us!
May the Father,
and the Son,
and the Holy Spirit be glorified in all places
through the Immaculate Virgin Mary. Amen.