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Venerating the Cross

Cycle AOrdinary TimeWeek Triumph of the Cross

by Bishop Robert BarronSeptember 14, 2014


When we live in convenient darkness, unaware of our sins, we will never make spiritual progress. We need the light, however painful it is. Once that light reveals to us our sin and dysfunction, then we can rise. That's what we discover on the cross of Jesus. We meet our own sin, and we also meet the merciful savior, who has taken that sin upon himself in order to swallow it up.