Holy Cross Blog

Holy Encounters

A reading from the Gospel of John 4:5-42 Jesus came to a Samaritan city called Sychar, near the plot of ground that Jacob had given to his son Joseph. Jacob’s… Read more »

Who Is Jesus?

Icon: Our Lady of the Sign by Daniel Bissler (may not be reproduced in any form) Who is that Jewish peasant man standing in a little river? Keep your eyes… Read more »

The Artwork of John August Swanson

Dear People of Holy Cross, Since we relocated in 2012, I have been interested in finding religious artwork that might hang at Holy Cross. Until mid-September, nothing had yet emerged…. Read more »

Icon of Our Lady of the Sign

Artist: Daniel Bissler Icons have often been referred to as windows into heaven. The icon of Our Lady of the Sign is an icon of the Most Holy Virgin. In Greek,… Read more »

January Crossings 2015

Dear People of Holy Cross, One of the little-recognized blessings of our faith community is the strength of relationship within our homes and families. How many churches have family members… Read more »

Easter 2016

Dear People of God, When in your life have you felt loved unconditionally? My hunch is that each of us has glimpsed moments of beautiful, radiant unconditional love between others…. Read more »