We have a mother who passes on to us the wealth won at the crucifixion–the knowledge and power of being loved in our weakness. Fr. Boniface Hicks offers a moving reflection this Good Friday.
Why do we raise the crucifix? As we begin Passiontide today, Charlie Johnson reflects on how the crucifix reminds us of the strength Christ gives us to bear our crosses … and how the crucifix strikes terror in the evil one.