Cross, Crux

Gender

Uncertain

Territory or Ethnicity (broad)

Non-insular

Related Saints

Belongs to the group Cross (ns)

Feast days

Day of Year

Sept 14

Notes

This is the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, commemorating the restoration of the relic to Jerusalem by Heraclius.

Day of Year

May 3

Calendar

Martyrology of Oengus the Culdee

Source code

Mart. O

Source title

Martyrology of Oengus the Culdee

Editors

Stokes, Whitley

Year

1905

Notes

Full title is Félire Óengusso Céli Dé, The Martyrology of Oengus the Culdee, critically edited from Ten Manuscripts, with a Preface, Translation, Notes and Indices.

Quote from source

'The first finding of Christ's Cross with its many virtues'.

Notes

The feast commemorates the initial finding of the Cross in Jerusalem by workers excavating the foundations for Constantine's basilica of the Holy Sepulchre.