The cross of the Iraqi people


An Iraqi woman testifies how the young men of Baghdad celebrated the Feast of The Holy Cross amid solidarity for their refugee brothers, fear of the advance of ISIS and the hope of faith. In an age that reinforces a culture of war and faith in military violence and militant religious mainstreams as a means to resolve social and political conflicts, the feast of the exaltation of the Holy Cross comes again to confirm the power of love of the crucifix over the power of death. According to worldly standards, it … Continue reading

The Cross fecundates everything it touches


“The Cross fecundates everything it touches! May God bless the children! Fr. Luis Montes, IVE San Esteban School, Ciudad del Este, Paraguay. The cross is full of flowers symbolizing every small or big sacrifice made by the students to join in their pain our persecuted brothers in Iraq, in the Gaza strip and in the world. Giving up hours of TV, controlling tantrums, eating something they don’t like, paying attention when it’s hard, working hard and many rosaries with the family are given with love to Jesus for every  persecuted … Continue reading