Feast of the Holy Cross(Sleeba Perunal) - Smiocbristol

Feast of the Holy Cross(Sleeba Perunal)

Event Details

13.09.2022

18:30 hrs

St. Marys Indian Orthodox Church

1B Bank Rd, Pilning, Bristol BS35 4JG

Feast of the Holy Cross(Sleeba Perunal) will be celebrated in the church on 13th September 2022.Evening prayer begins at 6:30pm followed by Holy Qurbana and Exaltation of the Cross. All the faithful are requested to attend the service with prayer.

September 14th is celebrated as the Feast of the Holy Cross or Exaltation of the Cross (or Triumph of the Cross). On this feast we honour the Holy Cross by which Christ redeemed the world. The miraculous discovery of the cross on September 14, 326, by Saint Helen, mother of Constantine, while she was on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem, is the origin of the tradition of celebrating the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross on this date. Constantine later built the Church of the Holy Sepulchre on the site of her discovery of the cross.

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