Tag: Crucifix

Five wounds of Christ: Pope urges recovery of traditional devotion

Five wounds of Christ: Pope urges recovery of traditional devotion

| Cindy Wooden | March 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis seems to be fixated on the wounds of Christ. And he has suggested that other Catholics might want to be as well.

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Pope: Crucifix is a sign of God’s love, not just a piece of jewelry

Pope: Crucifix is a sign of God’s love, not just a piece of jewelry

| Junno Arocho Esteves | March 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

The revelation of God’s love toward humanity is made known through contemplating the crucifix and not just using it as work of art or as a fashion accessory, Pope Francis said.

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Traveling crucifixes help students think about, pray for vocations

Traveling crucifixes help students think about, pray for vocations

| Susan Klemond | January 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

The lesson materials in the kits “get teachers involved and focused on vocations themselves as well as letting the children realize that they need to follow Jesus and walk in his paths,” Renshaw said.

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Donated art centerpiece in Pax Christi’s cross exhibit

Donated art centerpiece in Pax Christi’s cross exhibit

| Bridget Ryder | March 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Crosses come in many different shapes and sizes. At Pax Christi in Eden Prairie, there are at least 40 different crosses, many of them gathered into an exhibit intended to help parishioners pray during Lent.

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Explaining the crucifix to a child; receiving Communion

Explaining the crucifix to a child; receiving Communion

| Father Kenneth Doyle | May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

How does one explain Jesus on the cross to a 4-year-old?
Is there a best way to receive Jesus, or does it matter?

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Q&A – Rules for a crucifix at Mass and how far does forgiveness go?

Q&A – Rules for a crucifix at Mass and how far does forgiveness go?

| September 26, 2013 | 2 Comments

What is the rule? Where should the crucifix be in a Catholic church? (And also, why do Protestant churches have only a bare cross, while Catholic churches show Christ’s body on the cross?)

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