Exaltation of the Cross

Definition of Exaltation of the Cross

: a feast observed in the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches on September 14 in commemoration of what is held to be the historical recovery of the true cross from the Persians and its return to Jerusalem in the 7th century

called also Holy Cross Day

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“Exaltation of the Cross.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Exaltation%20of%20the%20Cross. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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