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Monday, September 14, 2015
Interfaith Days: Elevation of the Holy Cross
In the Orthodox Church, today is one of the Great Feasts, The Elevation of the Holy Cross. Like the feast of the Beheading of John, it is held as a strict fast. According to church teachings, the mother of Emperor Constantine, St. Helen, discovered Christ's Cross buried near Golgotha. The day was September 14, 325.