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Intercession for the Victory of the Holy Cross 


Invocation: Come, Holy Spirit, let your victory be proclaimed and your glory be revealed upon the face of the earth.


Scripture: Ephesians 1:15-23; 2:16; 1 Corinthians 1:17-18 (right)


‘We should glory in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, for he is our salvation, our life and our resurrection; through him we are saved and made free.’ (Liturgy, Triumph of the Cross)


Prayer intention: pray that the victory of the Holy Cross and its saving power be manifested in our lives and proclaimed over all the earth. ‘We adore you O Christ and we bless you; because by your Cross you have redeemed the world.’



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1 Corinthians


For Christ didn’t send me to baptize, but to preach the Good News—and not with clever speech, for fear that the cross of Christ would lose its power.


The message of the cross is foolish to those who are headed for destruction! But we who are being saved know it is the very power of God.


(New Living Translation)