Lord Jesus Christ, who for our sake didst endure the cross, and hast bidden us to follow thee: Take away from us all fear, all coldness of heart, all unwillingness to suffer; that we, glorying in thy cross, may glory also that thou hast called us to bear it with thee; for thy name’s sake.
—Daily Prayer, Eric Milner-White and G. W. Briggs, eds. (London: Penguin Books 1959 edition of the 1941 original)
'Many waters cannot quench love; neither can the floods drown it.' Song of Solomon 8.6
A prayer for Holy Cross Day:
who in the passion of your blessed Son
made an instrument of painful death
to be for us the means of life and peace… pic.twitter.com/jKBS1b7gCv
— Prescot Parish Church (@PrescotParish) September 14, 2021