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Finding of the Holy Cross

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May 6-7

This day commemorates the finding of the True Cross in Jerusalem by St. Helena, the mother of Constantine the Great, in the 4th century CE.

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The Holy Sepulchre

This day commemorates the finding of the True Cross in Jerusalem by St. Helena, the mother of Constantine the Great, in the 4th century CE.

 

Highlights of the feast

 

Jerusalem, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, in the Chapel of the Finding of the Cross:

On the eve of the feast (6.5) Vespers are sung.

On the day of the feast (7.5), Mass is celebrated, followed by a solemn procession through the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, led by the Custos holding a relic of the Holy Cross.

 

 Sites & Attractions

 
Franciscan church and monastery on top of Jaffa Hill, built at the end of the 19th cent...
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