Monday, September 22, 2008

Exaltation of the Holy Cross at Holy Cross Abbey, Austria

Gloria TV has a video of the Pontifical Mass for this year's Titular Feast of Stift Heiligenkreuz (Holy Cross Abbey) in Lower Austria. The principal celebrant is The Most Rev. Bernhard Backovsky Can.Reg., 66th Provost and 17th Lateran Abbot of Klosterneuburg, Abbot General of the Austrian Congregation of the Canons Regular of St. Augustine. At the beginning you can see the large particle of the True Cross they have being carried under a canopy by the Abbot of Heiligenkreuz, and after Mass it is exposed for veneration, then there is an outdoor procession, and at the end individual faithuful can venerate the relic.

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