Gospel Reflection for September 14, 2014, Exaltation of the Holy Cross

“Just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up, that whoever believes in him may have eternal life.” John 3.14  Sunday’s gospel refers to Jesus’ crucifixion as a “lifting up.”  Being lifted up condenses within a single verb the whole paschal mystery—Jesus’ crucifixion and death,Continue reading “Gospel Reflection for September 14, 2014, Exaltation of the Holy Cross”