Contents Commemoratio Crucis
Commemoration of the Cross

From the Liturgies for the Finding of the Cross (formerly May 3) and the Triumph of the Cross (Sept 14)

CRUCEM sanctam subiit, qui infernum confregit, accinctus est potentia, surrexit die tertia. Alleluia. HE bore the Holy Cross, who broke the power of hell; He was girded with power, He rose again the third day. Alleluia
V. Dicite in nationibus, Alleluia
R. Quia Dominus regnavit a ligno. Alleluia
V. Tell ye among the nations, Alleluia.
R. That the Lord hath reigned from the tree. Alleluia.
Deus, qui pro nobis Filium tuum crucis patibulum subire voluisti, ut inimici a nobis expelleres potestatem: concede nobis famulis tuis, ut resurrectionis gratiam consequamur. Per eundem Dominum ...
R. Amen.
Let us pray:
O God, who didst will that Thy Son should undergo for us the shame of the Cross, that Thou mightest drive away from us the power of the enemy: grant unto us Thy servants to be made partakers of the grace of the resurrection. Through our Lord...
R. Amen.
V. Dominus vobiscum.
R. Et cum spiritu tuo.
V. The Lord be with you.
R. And with thy spirit.
V. Benedicamus Domino.
R. Deo gratias.
V. Let us bless the Lord.
R. Thanks be to God.
V. Fidelium animae per misericordiam Dei requiescant in pace.
R. Amen.
V. May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.
R. Amen.
Pater noster... (secreto) Our Father ... (silently)
V. Dominus det nobis suam pacem.
R. Et vitam aeternam. Amen.
V. May the Lord grant us His peace.
R. And life everlasting. Amen.

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